There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo to Okinawa by plane, train, car ferry, bus, car or night bus

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 25 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Okinawa (OKA) HND - OKA

$141 - $529

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Okinawa (OKA) NRT - OKA

$127 - $375

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Train to Ibaraki, fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Okinawa (OKA) IBR - OKA

$234 - $898

Train, car ferry via Shin-Osaka  •  33 h 6 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 Motobu

$510 - $640

Train, car ferry  •  34 h 24 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 Naha, Okinawa

$440 - $542

Train, bus, car ferry  •  38 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  4. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Drive, car ferry  •  39 h 9 min

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

$280 - $350

Nightbus, bus, car ferry  •  46 h 24 min

  1. Take the nightbus 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 Motobu

$383 - $517

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥14000 - ¥43000 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Okinawa is to fly which costs ¥15000 - ¥60000 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Okinawa is 1540 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Okinawa without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 33 h 6 min and costs ¥55000 - ¥75000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Tokyo to Okinawa, including transfers.

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

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Skymark Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Okinawa Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 962.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Okinawa, Japan?

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tokyo to Okinawa every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Flights from Ibaraki to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Ibaraki to Okinawa via Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Ibaraki to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Vanilla Air
Website
vanilla-air.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$220 - $300
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 - $80
Reserved seat
$70 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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