There are 4 ways to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima by train, bus, car or car ferry

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu Ltd Exp Kamome
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$86 - $117

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Nagasaki to Kuchinotsu
  2. Take the car ferry from Kuchinotsu to Oniike
  3. Drive from Oniike to Kagoshima

$36 - $54

2 alternative options

Bus Nishitetsu  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagasaki to Kiyama AP
  2. Take the bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae

$46 - $78

Bus Miyazaki Kotsu  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagasaki to Kobayashi IC
  2. Take the bus from Kobayashi IC to Kagoshima

$102

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No, there is no direct bus from Nagasaki to Kagoshima. However, there are services departing from Nagasaki and arriving at Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae via Kosoku Kiyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima. However, there are services departing from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) and arriving at Kagoshima-Chuo via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Nagasaki and Kagoshima is 146 km.

The best way to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima, including transfers.

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Nagasaki to Kagoshima bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Nagasaki station.

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Nagasaki to Kagoshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) station.

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The best way to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 52 min.

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Nagasaki to Kagoshima bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae station.

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Nagasaki to Kagoshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kagoshima-Chuo station.

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Map of how to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima.
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  • Distance: 91.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Nagasaki, Japan and Kagoshima, Japan?

You can take a train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima via Shin-Tosu in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nagasaki to Kagoshima via Kiyama AP and Kosoku Kiyama in around 6 h 52 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$65 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nagasaki to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
nishitetsu.ne.jp.e.xk.hp.transer.com
Bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
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Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Nagasaki to Kobayashi IC
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Kobayashi IC to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Ferry operators
Shimatetsu Group
Phone
0957(62)2232
Website
shimatetsu.co.jp
Car ferry from Kuchinotsu to Oniike
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
shimatetsu.co.jp

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