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Kumamoto Airport

Kumamoto Airport (KMJ)


The airport is located in Mashiki, Kumamoto. It is 11 miles (18 km) from the city.

Getting to the city

A bus can be taken from the airport to the city centre. The journey takes about 40 minutes. A bus can also be caught to Kumamoto Bus Station. Tickets are available from vending machines.


Local time is GMT +9

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Toyota Rent-A-Lease, Nissan, Nippon Rent-A-Car, Kumamoto Nissan Rent-A-Car, ORIX Rent-A-Car, Times Car Rental and Budget Rent and Lease. Rental offices can be located in the lobby on the first floor.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are also available from outside of the terminal and can be booked in advance.


Airport facilities include travel agents, coin-operated lockers, a nursing room, a first aid room, shops, ticket vending machines (Monorail, JR lines and Keikyu line), an information desk, an ATM, smoking rooms, internet corner (desks and charging devices for electronics), a relaxation salon, charging machines for mobile phones, a kids' corner and restaurants.


Parking is available in front of the terminal. There are 1,216 parking bays including 14 handicapped bays (wheelchairs can be requested on arrival). Parking fees are around ¥150 per hour and ¥800 for between five and 24 hours.



Free wifi is available.

Kumamoto Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.