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There are 4 ways to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Yufuin to Kurume Ltd Exp Yufuin No Mori / ...
  2. Take the train from Kurume to Kumamoto Shinkansen Tsubame / ...

$52 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus Kyushu Sanko Group  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Yufuin BC to Kumamoto Bus Terminal

$28

2 alternative options

Bus Nishitetsu  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Yufuin Station to Kiyama AP
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center

$32 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto 67.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Yufuin BC and arriving at Kumamoto Bus Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto. However, there are services departing from Yufuin and arriving at Kumamoto via Kurume. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Yufuin Station and Kumamoto is 80 km. The road distance is 108.6 km.

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The best way to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥8500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto, including transfers.

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Yufuin Station to Kumamoto bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Yufuin Station.

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Yufuin Station to Kumamoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Yufuin station.

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The best way to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥8500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3500 - ¥5500 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Yufuin Station, Japan and Kumamoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto via Kurume in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto via Kiyama AP in around 3 h 37 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kurume to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Yufuin Station to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Yufuin BC to Kumamoto Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp

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Yufuin Station to Kumamoto bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Kumamoto Kotsu Center station.

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Yufuin Station to Kumamoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kumamoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yufuin Station to Kumamoto is 109 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Yufuin Station to Kumamoto.

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