There are 7 ways to get from Osaka to Okinawa by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Osaka, line 77 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Okinawa (OKA) ITM - OKA
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya

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Train to Nagoya, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Okinawa (OKA) NGO - OKA

$99 - $418

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Fly from Osaka Kobe, line 77 bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Okinawa (OKA) UKB - OKA
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya

Train to Okayama, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
  2. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to Okinawa (OKA) OKJ - OKA

$267 - $1,177

Train, car ferry, bus  •  32 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  3. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

Drive, car ferry  •  33 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$229 - $277

Night train, bus, car ferry  •  35 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  4. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka and Okinawa is 1186 km.

The best way to get from Osaka to Okinawa without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 32 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Osaka to Okinawa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Okinawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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There are 666+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 741 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

There is no direct connection from Osaka to Okinawa. However, you can take the train to Hotarugaike, take the walk to Osaka airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Station, take the Monorail to Asahibashi, take the walk to Naha bus terminal, then take the line 77 bus to Okinawa. Alternatively, you can take the train to Sannomiya(Jr), take the walk to Sannomiya(Port Liner), take the train to Kobe Airport, take the walk to Osaka Kobe airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Station, take the Monorail to Asahibashi, take the walk to Naha bus terminal, then take the line 77 bus to Okinawa.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$220 - $300
Night train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Okinawa Bus
Phone
098-862-6737
Website
okinawabus.com
Bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
okinawabus.com
やんばる急行バス
Website
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Bus from Motobu ko to Ikento
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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