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There are 5 ways to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Miyazaki
  2. Take the train from Miyazaki to Kagoshima-Chuo

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Miyazaki
  2. Take the bus from Miyazaki to Tenmonkan

3 alternative options

Train via Miyazaki

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Minamimiyazaki
  2. Take the train from Minamimiyazaki to Kagoshima-Chuo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nobeoka IC to Yamakataya-mae
  2. Take the bus from Yamakataya-mae to Tenmonkan

Drive

  1. Drive from Nobeoka to Kagoshima
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kagoshima is 0120-565653.

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The social distance requirement in Kagoshima is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima is to drive which costs ¥2400 - ¥3500 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima is to drive which costs ¥2400 - ¥3500 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nobeoka to Kagoshima. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka IC and arriving at Tenmonkan via Yamakataya-mae. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nobeoka to Kagoshima. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka and arriving at Kagoshima-Chuo via Miyazaki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Nobeoka and Kagoshima is 154 km. The road distance is 207.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima without a car is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs ¥4600 - ¥8500.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima, including transfers.

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Nobeoka to Kagoshima bus services, operated by Miyazaki Kotsu, depart from Nobeoka IC station.

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Nobeoka to Kagoshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nobeoka station.

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs ¥4600 - ¥8500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Nobeoka to Kagoshima.
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  • Distance: 154.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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

You can take a train from Nobeoka to Kagoshima via Miyazaki in around 4h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nobeoka to Kagoshima via Yamakataya-mae in around 5h 54m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nobeoka to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3400
Reserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3600
Green Seat
¥3400 - ¥4700
Train from Miyazaki to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥4900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3300 - ¥4700
Reserved Seat
¥3500 - ¥4900
Green Seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
Train from Nobeoka to Minamimiyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Reserved Seat
¥2600 - ¥3700
Green Seat
¥3500 - ¥4800
Train from Minamimiyazaki to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4900
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nobeoka to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥1900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki to Tenmonkan
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2830
Schedules at
miyakoh.j-server.com
Bus from Nobeoka IC to Yamakataya-mae
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
miyakoh.j-server.com
Bus from Yamakataya-mae to Tenmonkan
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2830
Schedules at
miyakoh.j-server.com

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Nobeoka to Kagoshima bus services, operated by Miyazaki Kotsu, arrive at Tenmonkan station.

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Nobeoka to Kagoshima train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kagoshima-Chuo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nobeoka to Kagoshima is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Nobeoka to Kagoshima.

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