There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai to Yakushima by plane, train, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly to Yakushima  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Yakushima (KUM) PVG - KUM

$338 - $939

6 alternative options

Fly to Fukuoka, train, ferry  •  13 h 31 min

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

$486 - $943

Fly to Tanegashima, ferry  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Tanegashima (TNE) PVG - TNE
  2. Take the ferry from Tanegashima to Yakushima

Fly to Miyazaki, train, ferry  •  17 h 13 min

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

$566 - $1,198

Fly to Kagoshima, ferry  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kagoshima (KOJ) PVG - KOJ
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$515 - $1,316

Carferry, car ferry, drive, ferry  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the carferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Kobe to Miyazaki
  3. Drive from Miyazaki to Kagoshima
  4. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$368 - $423

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
  2. Take the car ferry from Osaka Nanko Kamome to Kagoshima Shibushi
  3. Drive from Kagoshima Shibushi to Nejime Port
  4. Take the car ferry from Nejime Port to Yamagawa Sambashi
  5. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
  6. Drive from Yakushima to Yakushima

$377 - $431

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shanghai and Yakushima is 869 km.

It takes approximately 11 h 8 min to get from Shanghai to Yakushima, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Yakushima Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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China Eastern Airlines, JetStar Japan, Japan Air Commuter and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Yakushima Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Yakushima. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Yakushima.
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  • Distance: 543.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 8 min

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

China Eastern Airlines, Japan Air Commuter and four other airlines fly from Shanghai to Yakushima hourly.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Tokyo Narita, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tanegashima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tanegashima via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
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 50 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
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 7 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 Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
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
Japan Railways Limited Express
Ferry operators
Toppy & Rocket
Website
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Tanegashima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
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
$890
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
$890
Nankyu Ferry
Phone
0993-34-0012
Website
nankyu-ferry.com
Car ferry from Nejime Port to Yamagawa Sambashi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
nankyu-ferry.com

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