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Sakurajima Ferry Terminal "Kagoshima Port" (Kagoshima Honko Port)

Kagoshima Port for Sakurajima Ferry is about 15 to 20 minutes walk away from Tenmonkan area.


From Kagoshima Chuo Station, take the city tram to Suizokukan-guchi (Aquarium) tram stop.


Both passenger and vehicles will pay the fare at Sakurajima Port for the regular ferry line.

At Kagoshima Port, board the ferry and pay the fare when you arrive at Sakurajima Port.


You may pay only by cash (Japanese yen) or IC card (IWASAKI Card, RAPICA).

JR-issued IC cards (e.g. Suica) and other currencies (e.g. US$) are not acceptable.

There are no money exchange services on Sakurajima island.


We recommend you to purchase the "Welcome Cute", which is a public transportation pass that includes trips on ferries, buses, and trams operated by Kagoshima City.


You can buy the "Welcome Cute" pass at the service counter on the 2nd floor of Sakurajima Port (open 7:00-9:00) in advance of your boarding and show it to the crew.

Sakurajima Ferry runs 24 hours every day! This means you can enjoy a variety of scenery onboard from early in the morning to late at night!


* Round trips are not permitted, so please disembark when the ferry has reached the destination port.

■ Kagoshima Port for Sakurajima Ferry

【 Access 】
Kagoshima City Tram: 5 minutes walk from Suizokukan-guchi (Aquarium) tram stop
JR train: 12 minutes walk from JR Kagoshima Station
Kagoshima City Tram: 15 minutes walk from Tenmonkan tram stop

Terminal opening hours 
24 hours

Office business hours 】 
7:00-19:00 * There will be staff stationed at the terminal 24 hours daily for concerns about fare.

【 Timetable 】

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* September, 2016
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