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There are 6 ways to get from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Oita
  2. Take the train from Oita to Bungotaketa

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nobeoka Departure to Aso Kumamoto Airport
  2. Take the bus from Aso Kumamoto Airport to Kurokawa Onsen

4 alternative options

Bus via Beppu

  1. Take the bus from Nobeoka IC to Beppu Kitahama
  2. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Beppu
  2. Take the bus from Beppu Station Honmachi to Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto

Train, bus via Ōita

  1. Take the train from Nobeoka to Oita
  2. Take the bus from Beppu Station Honmachi to Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto

Drive

  1. Drive from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen

Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen by bus and walk

The journey time between Nobeoka and Kurokawa Onsen is around 19h 3m and covers a distance of around 191 km. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 52m. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 3m. Operated by Kyushu Sanko Group, the Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen service departs from Nobeoka Departure and arrives in Kurokawa Onsen. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 11m
Layover time:
13h 52m
Total time:
19h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
19h 3m
Journey distance:
191 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
¥4710
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:45
Last service departs at:
15:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen bus and walk schedules

Nobeoka → Kurokawa Onsen
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kurokawa Onsen is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kurokawa Onsen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kurokawa Onsen is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen. However, there are services departing from Nobeoka IC and arriving at Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto via Beppu Kitahama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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The distance between Nobeoka and Kurokawa Onsen is 73 km. The road distance is 108.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs ¥13000 - ¥20000.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs ¥13000 - ¥20000. Alternatively, you can bus via Beppu, which costs ¥4800 - ¥7000 and takes 5h 34m.

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Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen bus services, operated by Kyushu Sanko Group, arrive at Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen.

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  • Distance: 73.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Nobeoka, Japan and Kurokawa Onsen, Japan?

You can take a train from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen via Oita and Bungotaketa in around 4h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nobeoka to Kurokawa Onsen via Beppu Kitahama in around 5h 34m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nobeoka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Train from Oita to Bungotaketa
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2700
Reserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2800
Green Seat
¥2600 - ¥3600
Train from Nobeoka to Beppu
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3500 - ¥4900
Reserved Seat
¥3700 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
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 Oita to Bungotaketa
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
JR Kyushu Railway Company
Website
jrkyushu.co.jp
Train from Oita to Bungo-Taketa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1200
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Nobeoka IC to Beppu Kitahama
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥2811
Schedules at
miyakoh.j-server.com
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3800
Schedules at
kyushubusbooking.com
Bus from Beppu Station Honmachi to Kurokawa Onsen Departure for Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3800
Schedules at
kyushubusbooking.com
Bus from Nobeoka Departure to Aso Kumamoto Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4800
Schedules at
kyushubusbooking.com
Bus from Aso Kumamoto Airport to Kurokawa Onsen
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥2800
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp

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