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Train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Nobeoka Ltd Exp Nichirin / ...

¥17222 - ¥25242

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Fly to Oita, bus, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT
  2. Take the bus from Oita Airport to Ōita Station
  3. Take the train from Oita to Nobeoka

¥8167 - ¥47000

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Train via Ōita  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Oita
  3. Take the train from Oita to Nobeoka

¥17822 - ¥26542

Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Chuodori
  2. Take the bus from Chuodori to Nobeoka IC

Bus, ferry, train  •  14h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Yawatahama-ko
  2. Take the ferry from 八幡浜港 to 臼杵港
  3. Take the train from Usuki(Oita) to Nobeoka

¥13300 - ¥16600

Drive  •  8h 51m

  1. Drive from Osaka to Nobeoka 756.2 km

¥8000 - ¥13000

Fly to Miyazaki, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Miyazaki (KMI) ITM - KMI
  2. Take the train from Miyazaki Airport to Nobeoka

¥15017 - ¥47450

Fly to Kumamoto, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kumamoto (KMJ) ITM - KMJ
  2. Take the bus from Aso Kumamoto Airport to Nobeoka Arrival

¥14917 - ¥48450

Osaka → Nobeoka
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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Nobeoka is to drive which costs ¥8000 - ¥13000 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Nobeoka is to fly and train which costs ¥15000 - ¥48000 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Nobeoka. However, there are services departing from Ōsaka and arriving at Nobeoka IC via Chuodori. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Nobeoka. However, there are services departing from Yodoyabashi and arriving at Nobeoka via Shin-Osaka and Kokura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Osaka and Nobeoka is 426 km. The road distance is 756.2 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Nobeoka without a car is to train which takes 7h 22m and costs ¥17000 - ¥26000.

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It takes approximately 7h 22m to get from Osaka to Nobeoka, including transfers.

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Osaka to Nobeoka bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, depart from Ōsaka station.

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Osaka to Nobeoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Nobeoka is to train which takes 7h 22m and costs ¥17000 - ¥26000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14h.

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  • Distance: 425.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 22m

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Nobeoka via Shin-Osaka, Shin-Osaka, and Kokura in around 7h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Nobeoka via Chuodori in around 14h.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥43000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥45000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥43000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥42000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥55000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥55000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Oita
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥50000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥42000
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥16000
Reserved seat
¥13000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥17000 - ¥23000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Nobeoka
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Reserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Green Seat
¥9000 - ¥13000
Train from Kokura to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Oita to Nobeoka
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Train from Usuki(Oita) to Nobeoka
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Reserved Seat
¥2600 - ¥3700
Green Seat
¥3500 - ¥4800
Train from Miyazaki Airport to Nobeoka
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3600
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3800
Green Seat
¥3600 - ¥4900
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Chuodori
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10300
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Chuodori to Nobeoka IC
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
miyakoh.j-server.com
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Yawatahama-ko
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8400
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Aso Kumamoto Airport to Nobeoka Arrival
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4800
Schedules at
kyushubusbooking.com
Oita Kotsu
Phone
097-534-7455
Website
oitakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Oita Airport to Ōita Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥1550
Schedules at
oitakotsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Ferry from 八幡浜港 to 臼杵港
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4500
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
¥2475
Car (3-4m long)
¥9695
First Class
¥4450
Car (4-5m long)
¥11744

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Miyazaki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Osaka to Nobeoka bus services, operated by Miyazaki Kotsu, arrive at Nobeoka IC station.

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Osaka to Nobeoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Nobeoka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Nobeoka is 756 km. It takes approximately 8h 51m to drive from Osaka to Nobeoka.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Miyazaki Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Nobeoka. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs ¥500 - ¥650.

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