Distance Between Japan Cities

To calculate the distance between cities in Japan, click on a city from the list below. Japan (JP) is located in the continent of Asia and doesn't share borders with any country. However, the countries closest to Japan are North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan. For distance calculations to cities in these countries, see cities near Japan.

Cities in Japan

Note: that the cities listed below are deemed major based on population. Due to there being many major cities in Japan, we have grouped the list by province and sorted by most populated.

City Province Population
Tokyo (Country Capital)Tokyo8,336,599
YokohamaKanagawa Prefecture3,574,443
OsakaOsaka Prefecture2,592,413
NagoyaAichi Prefecture2,191,279
SapporoHokkaido Prefecture1,883,027
KobeHyogo Prefecture1,528,478
KyotoKyoto Prefecture1,459,640
FukuokaFukuoka Prefecture1,392,289
SaitamaSaitama Prefecture1,193,350
HiroshimaHiroshima Prefecture1,143,841
ChibaChiba Prefecture919,729
ShizuokaShizuoka Prefecture701,561
KumamotoKumamoto Prefecture680,423
OkayamaOkayama Prefecture639,652
KagoshimaKagoshima Prefecture555,352
NiigataNiigata Prefecture505,272
KanazawaIshikawa Prefecture458,937
UtsunomiyaTochigi Prefecture449,865
OitaOita Prefecture448,907
MatsuyamaEhime Prefecture443,322
NagasakiNagasaki Prefecture410,204
GifuGifu Prefecture397,714
MinatoWakayama Prefecture375,339
NaraNara Prefecture367,353
NaganoNagano Prefecture360,176
IwakiFukushima Prefecture357,309
KochiKochi Prefecture335,570
TakamatsuKagawa Prefecture334,223
ToyamaToyama Prefecture325,532
AkitaAkita Prefecture320,069
MiyazakiMiyazaki Prefecture311,203
NahaOkinawa Prefecture300,795
AomoriAomori Prefecture298,394
OtsuShiga Prefecture298,164
YokkaichiMie Prefecture295,841
MoriokaIwate Prefecture295,172
MaebashiGunma Prefecture282,711
TokushimaTokushima Prefecture267,345
YamagataYamagata Prefecture254,538
FukuiFukui Prefecture248,707
MitoIbaraki Prefecture246,538
ShimonosekiYamaguchi Prefecture245,786
KofuYamanashi Prefecture190,000
SagaSaga Prefecture165,236
MatsueShimane Prefecture156,811
TottoriTottori Prefecture154,098

Cities Near Japan

The list below shows the distance between the above cities in Japan and populated cities outside of Japan which are closest.

  • Mi = Miles
  • Km = Kilometers
  • = Flight distance
  • = Driving distance
  Japan to North Korea  
Nagato to Kaesŏng572.3 Km (355.6 Mi)
Shimonoseki to Kaesŏng591.1 Km (367.3 Mi)
Shimonoseki to Koksan659.2 Km (409.6 Mi)
  Japan to South Korea  
Nishifukuma to Gijang-gun200.5 Km (124.6 Mi)
Fukuoka to Gijang-gun213.4 Km (132.6 Mi)
Fukuoka to Busan214.7 Km (133.4 Mi)
  Japan to Taiwan  
Ishigaki to Keelung City259.3 Km (161.1 Mi)
Naha to Keelung City607.5 Km (377.5 Mi)
Naha to Zhubei City688.3 Km (427.7 Mi)
Distance Between Japan and Other Countries

The distance between cities in Japan and cities in other countries; South Korea cities are nearest due to being 200.5 kilometers away.

To Country Distance From Japan
South Korea 200.5 Km (124.6 Mi)
Taiwan 259.3 Km (161.1 Mi)
North Korea 572.3 Km (355.6 Mi)
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