There are 4 ways to get from Okayama to Kōchi by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Okayama to Kochi BT

$20 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi) Ltd Exp Nanpu

$40 - $50

Train, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa) Marine-Liner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Takamatsu Station to Harimayabashi

$41 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Okayama to Kōchi 102.5 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Okayama to Kōchi is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2900 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Okayama to Kōchi is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2900 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Okayama and arriving at Kochi BT. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Okayama and arriving at Kochi(Kochi). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Okayama and Kōchi is 128 km. The road distance is 164 km.

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The best way to get from Okayama to Kōchi without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 21 min and costs ¥2300 - ¥3500.

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The bus from Okayama to Kochi BT takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Okayama to Kōchi bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Okayama station.

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Map of how to get from Okayama to Kōchi.
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  • Distance: 79.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Okayama, Japan and Kōchi, Japan?

Ryobi Express operates a bus from Okayama to Kōchi 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Okayama to Kōchi hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Kochi BT
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Takamatsu Station to Harimayabashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp

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