There are 4 ways to get from Saga to Kumamoto by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Saga to Shin-Tosu Ltd Exp Midori / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kumamoto Shinkansen Tsubame / ...

$38 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Saga to Kiyama PA
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center

$29 - $50

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saga to Kumamoto 46.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Saga to Kumamoto 46.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Saga to Kumamoto is to drive which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saga to Kumamoto is to taxi which costs ¥21000 - ¥26000 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Saga and Kumamoto is 60 km. The road distance is 74.7 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Saga to Kumamoto, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saga to Kumamoto. However, there are services departing from Saga and arriving at Kumamoto Kotsu Center via Kiyama AP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saga to Kumamoto. However, there are services departing from Saga and arriving at Kumamoto via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Saga, Japan and Kumamoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Saga to Kumamoto via Shin-Tosu in around 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saga to Kumamoto via Kiyama PA and Kiyama AP in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Saga to Kiyama PA
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Saga to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230

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