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There are 4 ways to get from Nakamura to Saiki by bus, train, ferry, car or car ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, train, ferry  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from 右山五月町 to 江川崎駅
  2. Take the train from Ekawasaki to Uwajima
  3. Take the train from Uwajima to Yawatahama
  4. Take the ferry from 八幡浜港 to 臼杵港
  5. Take the train from Usuki(Oita) to Saiki

¥4090 - ¥10350

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from 右山五月町 to 宿毛駅
  2. Drive from 宿毛駅 to Misaki
  3. Take the car ferry from Misaki to Saganoseki
  4. Drive from Saganoseki to Saiki

¥3190 - ¥5190

2 alternative options

Train, drive, car ferry  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Nakamura to Sukumo
  2. Drive from Sukumo to Misaki
  3. Take the car ferry from Misaki to Saganoseki
  4. Drive from Saganoseki to Saiki

¥3760 - ¥5727

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Nakamura to Mitsuhama
  2. Take the car ferry from Mitsuhama to Yanai
  3. Drive from Yanai to Saiki

¥8892 - ¥11517

Nakamura → Saiki
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The cheapest way to get from Nakamura to Saiki is to bus and drive and car ferry which costs ¥3100 - ¥5500 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Nakamura to Saiki is to train and drive and car ferry which costs ¥3700 - ¥6000 and takes 4h 41m.

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The distance between Nakamura and Saiki is 96 km.

The best way to get from Nakamura to Saiki without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 9h 46m and costs ¥4000 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 9h 46m to get from Nakamura to Saiki, including transfers.

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There are four+ hotels available in Saiki. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Nakamura to Saiki.
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  • Distance: 96.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 46m

What companies run services between Nakamura, Kochi, Japan and Saiki, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Nakamura to Saiki. However, you can take the bus to 江川崎駅, take the walk to Ekawasaki, take the train to Uwajima, take the train to Yawatahama, take the walk to 八幡浜港, take the ferry to 臼杵港, take the walk to Usuki(Oita), then take the train to Saiki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Sukumo, take the drive to Misaki, take the car ferry to Saganoseki, then take the drive to Saiki.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ekawasaki to Uwajima
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Uwajima to Yawatahama
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Usuki(Oita) to Saiki
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥490 - ¥750
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Uwajima to Yawatahama
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥2000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1300 - ¥2000
Reserved Seat
¥1400 - ¥2000
Green Seat
¥1800 - ¥2500
Train from Usuki(Oita) to Saiki
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1200 - ¥1800
Reserved Seat
¥1200 - ¥1800
Green Seat
¥1600 - ¥2200
Train from Nakamura to Sukumo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1100 - ¥1600
Reserved Seat
¥1100 - ¥1700
Green Seat
¥1400 - ¥2000
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Website
tosakuro.com
Train from Nakamura to Sukumo
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kochi Seinan Kotsu
Phone
0880-65-0222
Website
kochi-seinan.co.jp
Bus from 右山五月町 to 江川崎駅
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥1200
Schedules at
kochi-seinan.co.jp
Bus from 右山五月町 to 宿毛駅
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥1100
Schedules at
kochi-seinan.co.jp
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Ferry from 八幡浜港 to 臼杵港
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4500
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
¥2475
Car (3-4m long)
¥9695
First Class
¥4450
Car (4-5m long)
¥11744
Kokudou Kyuunishi Ferry
Phone
(097) 575-1020
Website
koku94.jp
Car ferry from Misaki to Saganoseki
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1090
Schedules at
koku94.jp
Passenger
¥1090
Vehicle under 3m
¥5130
Boyo Ferry
Phone
0820223311
Website
boyoferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Mitsuhama to Yanai
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3660
Schedules at
boyoferry.co.jp
Passenger
¥3660
Vehicle
¥10500

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