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There are 6 ways to get from Tokyo to Amami Ōshima by plane, train, car ferry, night bus, bus or car

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  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Amami O Shima (ASJ) HND - ASJ

$181 - $1,469

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Train, car ferry  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Amami Oshima

Train, car ferry via Shin-Osaka  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Amami Oshima

Night bus Nishitetsu, bus, car ferry  •  33 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Amami Oshima

Night bus, bus, car ferry via Ōsaka  •  43 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
  2. Take the night bus from Ōsaka to Matsumoto Kotsu Center
  3. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotu Center to Kagoshimahonminato
  4. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Naze

$251 - $327

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Amami Oshima

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Amami Ōshima is to night bus and bus and car ferry which costs ¥28000 - ¥37000 and takes 43 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Amami Ōshima is to fly which costs ¥20000 - ¥170000 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Amami Ōshima is 1284 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Amami Ōshima without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 19 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Tokyo to Amami Ōshima, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Amami O Shima Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Amami O Shima Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Amami Ōshima. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Amami Ōshima.
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  • Distance: 802.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Amami Ōshima, Japan?

Japan Airlines flies from Tokyo to Tatsugō every 4 hours.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $390
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 Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $210
Green seat
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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JR Bus Kanto
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Ōsaka to Matsumoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotu Center to Kagoshimahonminato
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Amami Oshima
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Amami Oshima
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naze
Ave. Duration
15 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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