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

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Fly to Yakushima  •  10h 3m

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

$338 - $939

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Fly to Tanegashima, ferry  •  12h 31m

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

Fly to Fukuoka, train, ferry  •  13h 22m

  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

$476 - $943

Fly to Kagoshima, ferry  •  12h 14m

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

$505 - $1,316

Fly to Miyazaki, train, ferry  •  17h 43m

  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

$456 - $898

Car ferry Xin Jian Zhen, drive, ferry  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the car ferry 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

$366 - $422

Car ferry Shanghai Ferry Company, drive, ferry  •  3 days 2h

  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

$374 - $429

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Yakushima is to car ferry and drive and ferry which costs ¥2500 - ¥3000 and takes 2 days 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Yakushima is to fly which costs ¥2300 - ¥6500 and takes 10h 3m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Yakushima is 869 km.

It takes approximately 10h 3m 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 10h 40m and has one stopover.

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JetStar Japan, China Eastern Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Japan Air Commuter 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: 10h 3m

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 every 4 hours.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Matsuyama, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Kagoshima, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Matsuyama, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Yakushima via Tokyo Narita, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tanegashima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tanegashima via Matsuyama, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tanegashima via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Tanegashima via Tokyo Narita, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Fukuoka, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Miyazaki via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
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 Tanegashima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
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 2h
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
Nankyu Ferry
Phone
0993-34-0012
Website
nankyu-ferry.com
Car ferry from Nejime Port to Yamagawa Sambashi
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
nankyu-ferry.com

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