There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 5 min

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

$180 - $1,468

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Amami O Shima (ASJ) NRT - ASJ

$152 - $485

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  19 h 43 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  •  20 h 8 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, 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

Bus, night bus, car ferry  •  41 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kawaguchiko
  2. Take the bus from Kawaguchiko to Meitetsu Bus Centre
  3. Take the night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kumamoto
  4. Take the bus from Kumamoto to Kagoshimahonminato
  5. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Naze

$240 - $261

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 11 min

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

Questions & Answers

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 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 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 15 min.

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Amami Ōshima. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to Monorail which takes 23 min and costs .

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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 5 min

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

Japan Airlines flies from Tokyo to Tatsugō every 3 hours.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Amami O Shima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Vanilla Air
Website
vanilla-air.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Amami O Shima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $280
Reserved seat
$220 - $280
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 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $85
Green seat
$90 - $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 - $210
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $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
Fujikyu Bus
Website
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo Station to Kawaguchiko
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from Kawaguchiko to Meitetsu Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto to Kagoshimahonminato
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
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
$70
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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