There are 3 ways to get from Sasebo to Kumamoto by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Ltd Exp Midori
  2. Shinkansen Sakura

$47 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

$28 - $39

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 94.2 miles

$15 - $23

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

You can take a train from Sasebo to Kumamoto via Shin-Tosu in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sasebo to Kumamoto via Kiyama AP in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Sasebo to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sasebo and Kumamoto is 99 km. The road distance is 151 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sasebo to Kumamoto is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Sasebo to Kumamoto is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs ¥1700 - ¥2600.

No, there is no direct train from Sasebo to Kumamoto. However, there are services departing from Sasebo and arriving at Kumamoto via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sasebo to Kumamoto. However, there are services departing from Sasebo and arriving at Kumamoto Kotsu Center via Kiyama AP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Sasebo to Kumamoto, including transfers.