There are 13 ways to get from Tokyo to Ryukyu Islands by plane, bus, train, car ferry, night 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 Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Okinawa (OKA) HND - OKA
  2. Take the bus from Naha Airport Terminal to Kariyushi Beach Mae

$100 - $483

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Okinawa, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Okinawa (OKA) NRT - OKA
  3. Take the bus from Naha Airport Terminal to Kariyushi Beach Mae

$87 - $330

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Fly Tokyo Haneda to Amami O Shima, car ferry, travel  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Amami O Shima (ASJ) HND - ASJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Amami Oshima to Yoronto
  3. Travel from Yoronto to Ryukyu Islands

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Okinawa, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Okinawa (OKA) IBR - OKA
  3. Take the bus from Naha Airport Terminal to Kariyushi Beach Mae

$182 - $842

Train to Nagoya, fly to Okinawa, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Okinawa (OKA) NGO - OKA
  3. Take the bus from Naha Airport Terminal to Kariyushi Beach Mae

$138 - $467

Train to Shizuoka, fly to Okinawa, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shizuoka
  2. Fly from Shizuoka (FSZ) to Okinawa (OKA) FSZ - OKA
  3. Take the bus from Naha Airport Terminal to Kariyushi Beach Mae

$244 - $1,087

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Yoron, travel  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Yoron (RNJ) HND - RNJ
  2. Travel from Yoron to Ryukyu Islands

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima, car ferry, travel  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kume Jima (UEO) HND - UEO
  2. Take the car ferry from Kume to Naha
  3. Take the car ferry from Naha, Okinawa to Yoronto
  4. Travel from Yoronto to Ryukyu Islands

Train, car ferry, travel  •  30 h 29 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 Yoronto
  4. Travel from Yoronto to Ryukyu Islands

Train, car ferry, travel via Shin-Osaka  •  30 h 54 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 Yoronto
  4. Travel from Yoronto to Ryukyu Islands

Night bus Nishitetsu, bus, car ferry, travel  •  44 h 8 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 Yoronto
  4. Travel from Yoronto to Ryukyu Islands

Night bus, bus, car ferry, travel via Kobe Sannomiya  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu to Kobe Sannomiya
  2. Take the night bus from Kobe Sannomiya to Miyazaki City
  3. Take the bus from Miyazaki City to Kagoshima
  4. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  5. Travel from Yoronjima to Ryukyu Islands

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  29 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Konoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Konoshima to Mushima Tanko Port
  3. Travel from Mushima Tanko Port to Ryukyu Islands

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Ryukyu Islands is 1514 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Ryukyu Islands without a car is to train and car ferry and travel which takes 30 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Tokyo to Ryukyu Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Okinawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 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 367+ hotels available in Ryukyu Islands. Prices start at $79 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 Ryukyu Islands.
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  • Distance: 946 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Ryukyu Islands, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Tokyo to Ryukyu Islands. However, you can take the Monorail to Haneda Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Terminal, take the bus to Kariyushi Beach Mae, then take the travel to Ryukyu Islands. Alternatively, you can take the train to Narita Airport Terminal 2, take the walk to Tokyo Narita airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Terminal, take the bus to Kariyushi Beach Mae, then take the travel to Ryukyu Islands.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Shizuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Icar Air
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Kumamoto, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Fukuoka, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Matsuyama, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Osaka Kobe, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Osaka Kansai, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Miyako Jima, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Ishigaki, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Kagoshima, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Osaka, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Osaka, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Fukuoka, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 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
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Miyako Jima, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Ishigaki, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kume Jima via Kumamoto, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Osaka, Amami O Shima
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yoron via Kagoshima, Amami O Shima
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
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
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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Tokyo to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
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 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $300
Bus operators
Okinawa Airport Shuttle
Website
okinawa-shuttle.co.jp
Bus from Naha Airport Terminal to Kariyushi Beach Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
okinawa-shuttle.co.jp
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
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Keisei bus
Website
keiseibus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
honyaku.j-server.com
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Night bus from Kobe Sannomiya to Miyazaki City
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki City to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Amami Oshima to Yoronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Naha, Okinawa to Yoronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronto
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
marixline.com
Kume Shosen
Website
kumeline.com
Car ferry from Kume to Naha
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
kumeline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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