There are 8 ways to get from Sasebo to Okinawa by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or night bus

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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Train to Fukuoka, fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Sasebo to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Okinawa (OKA) FUK - OKA

$67 - $201

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Fly from Nagasaki, line 77 bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

Train, train to Kumamoto, fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Sasebo to Shin-Tosu
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kumamoto
  3. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Okinawa (OKA) KMJ - OKA

$201 - $785

Train, train to Kita Kyushu, fly  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Sasebo to Shin-Tosu
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kokura
  3. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Okinawa (OKA) KKJ - OKA

$251 - $433

Drive, car ferry  •  28 h 6 min

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

$171 - $193

Train, car ferry, bus  •  30 h 18 min

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

Bus, car ferry  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sasebo to Kiyama AP
  2. Take the bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  4. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

Bus, night bus, car ferry  •  36 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sasebo to Kiyama AP
  2. Take the night bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  4. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sasebo and Okinawa is 782 km.

The best way to get from Sasebo to Okinawa without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 30 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Sasebo to Okinawa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Okinawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Oriental Air Bridge, Jeju Air, Skymark Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka 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 Sasebo to Nagasaki Airport is to shuttle which takes 55 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Sasebo to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 488.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

There is no direct connection from Sasebo to Okinawa. However, you can take the train to Hakata, take the walk to 博多1番ホーム, take the subway to 福岡空港1番ホーム, take the walk to Fukuoka 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 shuttle to Nagasaki Airport, take the walk to Nagasaki 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 Fukuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Nagasaki to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Kumamoto to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sasebo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sasebo to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kokura
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$65 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
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 Sasebo to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
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
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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