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There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima by plane, train, subway, car ferry, night bus or bus

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$229 - $646

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki, train  •  10 h 48 min

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

$309 - $901

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Kagoshima  •  5 h

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kagoshima (KOJ) PVG - KOJ

$260 - $1,021

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Miyazaki, train  •  11 h 13 min

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

$271 - $1,043

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 / ...

$329 - $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

$321 - $368

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima is to fly and train which costs ¥1500 - ¥4500 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima is to line 2 subway and fly which costs ¥1800 - ¥7500 and takes 5 h.

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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 - ¥3100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 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 10 min.

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Kagoshima is 1 h ahead of Shanghai. It is currently 10:41 AM in Shanghai and 11:41 AM in Kagoshima.

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

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There are 69+ hotels available in Kagoshima. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18 min and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Kagoshima.
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  • Distance: 539.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

There is no direct connection from Shanghai to Kagoshima. However, you can take the line 2 subway to Longyang Road, take the walk to Longyang Road, take the Maglev to Pudong International Airport, take the walk to Shanghai Pudong airport, fly to Fukuoka, take the walk to 福岡空港2番ホーム, take the subway to 博多2番ホーム, take the walk to Hakata, then take the train to Kagoshima. Alternatively, you can take the line 2 subway to Longyang Road, take the walk to Longyang Road, take the Maglev to Pudong International Airport, take the walk to Shanghai Pudong airport, fly to Miyazaki, take the walk to Miyazaki Airport, take the train to Minamimiyazaki, then take the train to Kagoshima.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
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 Matsuyama, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Kagoshima, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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 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
$41
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
$222
Special Class
$355
VIP
$887
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
$222
Special Class
$355
VIP
$887

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