There are 6 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Yakushima by plane, ferry, train, bus or night bus

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Recommended option

Fly to Kagoshima, ferry  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Kagoshima (KOJ) KIX - KOJ
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$374 - $629

5 alternative options

Fly to Miyazaki, train, ferry  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Miyazaki (KMI) KIX - KMI
  2. Take the train from Minamimiyazaki to Kagoshima
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$374 - $585

Train, ferry via Ibusuki  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$419 - $527

Train, ferry  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$431 - $535

Train, bus, ferry  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kumamoto
  2. Take the bus from Kumamoto to Sakurajima Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$429 - $532

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kobe Sannomiya to Miyazaki City
  2. Take the bus from Miyazaki City to Tenmonkan
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$419 - $461

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

There is no direct connection from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Yakushima. However, you can fly to Kagoshima, take the walk to Kagoshima Airport, take the bus to Jet Foil Terminal, take the walk to Kagoshima, take the ferry to Yakushima, then take the taxi to Yakushima. Alternatively, you can fly to Miyazaki, take the walk to Miyazaki Airport, take the train to Minamimiyazaki, take the train to Kagoshima, take the walk to Kagoshimaekimae, take the tram to Asahidori, take the walk to Kagoshima, take the ferry to Yakushima, then take the taxi to Yakushima.

Airlines
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Minamimiyazaki to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto to Sakurajima Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Kagoshima Kotsu
Bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
iwasaki-corp.com
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Night bus from Kobe Sannomiya to Miyazaki City
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki City to Tenmonkan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Ferry operators
Toppy & Rocket
Website
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Yakushima is 636 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Yakushima is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs ¥46000 - ¥52000 and takes 24 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Yakushima is to fly and ferry which takes 9 h 6 min and costs ¥41000 - ¥70000.

It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Yakushima, including transfers.