There are 6 ways to get from Osaka to Shimonoseki by train, ferry, bus, night bus or plane

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

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$110 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus, ferry  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Kurashima
  2. Take the night bus from Kurashima to Kokura
  3. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$107 - $109

4 alternative options

Fly Osaka to Fukuoka, train, ferry  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Mojiko
  4. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$116 - $395

Fly Osaka to Oita, train, ferry  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT
  2. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Mojiko
  4. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$135 - $337

Fly Osaka to Kumamoto, train, ferry  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Kumamoto (KMJ) ITM - KMJ
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Mojiko
  4. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$130 - $312

Train, bus to Tokushima, fly to Fukuoka, ferry  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Maiko
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Maiko to Kousoku Naruto
  3. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Fukuoka (FUK) TKS - FUK
  4. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  5. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$151 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Shimonoseki is to bus and night bus and ferry which costs ¥11900 - ¥12200 and takes 13 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Shimonoseki is to train and ferry which costs ¥12000 - ¥18000 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Shimonoseki is 426 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Osaka to Shimonoseki, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Osaka to Shimonoseki. However, you can take the train to Shin-Osaka, take the train to Kokura, take the train to Mojiko, then take the ferry to Ganryujima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Osaka to Shimonoseki via Kurashima, Kokura, and Mojiko in around 13 h 26 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Tokushima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $200
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Kumamoto to Kokura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $85
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 Kokura to Mojiko
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Maiko
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Kurashima to Kokura
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Maiko to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Kanmon Line
Website
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp

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