There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima by plane, train, car ferry, night bus or 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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Fly to Fukuoka, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Fukuoka (FUK) PVG - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo

$230 - $646

Cheapest option

Fly to Miyazaki, train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Miyazaki (KMI) PVG - KMI
  2. Take the train from Minamimiyazaki to Kagoshima-Chuo

$210 - $601

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Fly to Kagoshima  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kagoshima (KOJ) PVG - KOJ

$261 - $1,021

Fly to Saga, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Saga (HSG) PVG - HSG
  2. Take the train from Chikugo-Funagoya to Kumamoto
  3. Take the train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo

$252 - $504

Fly to Amakusa, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Amakusa (AXJ) PVG - AXJ
  2. Take the train from Shin-Minamata to Kagoshima-Chuo

$283 - $827

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$330 - $435

Car ferry, night bus, bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
  2. Take the night bus from Osaka Higashi-Umeda to Miyazaki City
  3. Take the bus from Miyazaki City to Tenmonkan

$323 - $369

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima is to fly and train which costs ¥1500 - ¥4500 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima is to fly which costs ¥1700 - ¥7000 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Kagoshima is 864 km.

The best way to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 2 days 5 h and costs ¥2200 - ¥3000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima, including transfers.

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

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Kagoshima is 1 h ahead of Shanghai. It is currently 5:18 PM in Shanghai and 6:18 PM in Kagoshima.

Air China, Shanghai Airlines, Korean Air and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Kagoshima. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima.
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  • Distance: 539.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Kagoshima, Japan?

China Eastern Airlines flies from Shanghai to Kagoshima twice a week.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka, Osaka
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Amakusa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Amakusa via Seoul, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Amakusa via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Amakusa via Busan, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Amakusa via Osaka Kansai, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Amakusa via Matsuyama, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Saga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$70 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Chikugo-Funagoya to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$23 - $35
Reserved seat
$29 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Shin-Minamata to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$150 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $210
Green seat
$220 - $290
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Night bus from Osaka Higashi-Umeda to Miyazaki City
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki City to Tenmonkan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Ferry operators
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
Ave. Duration
47 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$223
Special Class
$356
VIP
$889
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$223
Special Class
$356
VIP
$889

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