There are 11 ways to get from Tokyo to Yakushima by plane, ferry, train, bus, 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 Kagoshima, ferry  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kagoshima (KOJ) HND - KOJ
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$347 - $665

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Drive, ferry  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Kagoshima
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$225 - $292

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Fly Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Yakushima (KUM) HND - KUM

$250 - $638

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Kagoshima, ferry  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Kagoshima (KOJ) NRT - KOJ
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$339 - $512

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Yakushima  •  7 h 59 min

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

$242 - $635

Train to Osaka, fly to Yakushima  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Yakushima (KUM) ITM - KUM

$312 - $690

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki, train, ferry  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Miyazaki (KMI) HND - KMI
  2. Take the train from Minamimiyazaki to Kagoshima
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$393 - $817

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tanegashima, ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tanegashima (TNE) HND - TNE
  2. Take the ferry from Tanegashima to Yakushima

Train, ferry  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$350 - $444

Bus, night bus, ferry  •  31 h 28 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 ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$424 - $484

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  28 h 2 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 Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$412 - $557

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Yakushima is 1047 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Yakushima without a car is to bus and night bus and ferry which takes 31 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to get from Tokyo to Yakushima, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kagoshima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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There are 53+ hotels available in Yakushima. Prices start at $35 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 Yakushima.
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  • Distance: 654.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 2 min

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

Japan Airlines, Japan Air Commuter and six other airlines fly from Tokyo to Yakushima every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kagoshima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kagoshima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kagoshima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kagoshima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $370
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Osaka, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Fukuoka, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Osaka Kobe, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Osaka, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Yakushima via Kochi, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Yakushima via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Yakushima via Fukuoka, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tanegashima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tanegashima via Osaka, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tanegashima via Fukuoka, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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 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
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
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
$33
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Kagoshima Kotsu
Bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
iwasaki-corp.com
Ferry operators
Toppy & Rocket
Website
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Tanegashima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp

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