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There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Okinawa by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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  •  5 h 38 min

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

$92 - $472

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly  •  6 h 21 min

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

$78 - $318

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Train to Ibaraki, fly  •  7 h 23 min

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

$173 - $830

Train, bus, car ferry  •  36 h 59 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 Motobu
  4. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

$380 - $471

Drive, car ferry  •  39 h 9 min

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

$280 - $349

Night bus, bus, car ferry  •  47 h 40 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 Motobu
  4. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

$296 - $403

Drive, car ferry via Yoronjima  •  43 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Asakusa(Tobu/Subway) to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  3. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥8500 - ¥36000 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Okinawa is to fly which costs ¥10000 - ¥55000 and takes 5 h 38 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 bus and car ferry which takes 36 h 59 min and costs ¥42000 - ¥55000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 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 45 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 741+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $57 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: 5 h 38 min

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

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and Skymark 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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Sendai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Flights from Ibaraki to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Ibaraki to Okinawa via Kobe
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Ibaraki to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vanilla Air
Website
vanilla-air.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
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 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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Yanbaru Express
Phone
0980-56-5760
Website
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Bus from Motobu ko to Ikento
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
yanbaru-expressbus.com
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
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$133
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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