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There are 7 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Osaka Kansai, train

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Kagoshima (KOJ)
  2. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)

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Fly from Kobe, train

  1. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Kagoshima (KOJ)
  2. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)

Train to Osaka Itami, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kagoshima (KOJ)
  3. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kobe Sannomiya
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Sendai(Kagoshima)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto
  3. Take the train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima)

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Sannomiya Station to Kumamoto
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima)

Drive

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai
Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) → Satsumasendai
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Satsumasendai is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Satsumasendai is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Satsumasendai 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: 29 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai is to fly and train which costs ¥8000 - ¥23000 and takes 2h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost ¥8000 - ¥23000 and takes 2h 22m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Satsumasendai is 545 km. The road distance is 887.9 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 7m and costs ¥18000 - ¥26000.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kagoshima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai is 888 km. It takes approximately 10h 11m to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai.

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Peach Aviation Limited offers flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Satsumasendai. Prices start at ¥15000 per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kobe Airport is to ferry which takes 30 min and costs ¥1880.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai.
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  • Distance: 544.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Satsumasendai, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Satsumasendai. However, you can fly to Kagoshima, take the walk to Kagoshima Airport, take the bus to Kagoshimachuo, take the walk to Kagoshima-Chuo, then take the train to Satsumasendai. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Kobe Airport, take the walk to Kobe airport, fly to Kagoshima, take the walk to Kagoshima Airport, take the bus to Kagoshimachuo, take the walk to Kagoshima-Chuo, then take the train to Satsumasendai.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥24000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima via Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥24000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥27000
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥18000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥25000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥26000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2400 - ¥3200
Reserved seat
¥3100 - ¥3900
Green seat
¥3700 - ¥4900
Train from Shin-Kobe to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥23000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥16000 - ¥23000
Reserved seat
¥18000 - ¥23000
Green seat
¥24000 - ¥32000
Train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥17000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥13000 - ¥17000
Green seat
¥17000 - ¥24000
Train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4200 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
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 Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2100
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Phone
0570-00-1010
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2600
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Sannomiya Station to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp

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