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Q1.Where do you want to depart from?

  • btn From Kagoshima
  • btn From Fukuoka
  • btn From Osaka
  • btn From Tokyo
  • From Kagoshima

    You can reach Yakushima Island by ferry, jetfoil or airplane from Kagoshima.

    notice

    The ferry terminals in Kagoshima are more than 1 hour's travel away from Kagoshima Airport. Please plan your travels accordingly.

    Yakushima access map

    Q2.How would you like to travel?

    *You may use your JR pass for Shinkansen bullet trains.
    *Journeys by sea are more subject to weather conditions than flights.

    • btn From Kagoshima

      Please note, fares are a rough approximation.

    • btn From Fukuoka

      Airline tickets are normal rates. Rates may change depending on the season, so please check the website for appropriate rates.

    • Cheaply
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima

      Shinkansen bullet trains
      (tel: 050-3786-3489)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable

      Jetfoil
      (tel: 099-226-0128)

      • to website
      • timetable

      Ferry Yakushima
      (tel: 099-226-0731)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable
    • Quickly
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima

      *Jetstar also operates a direct flight from Narita Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

      Getting to Yakushima

      Japan Air Commuter (JAL)
      (tel: 0570-025-071)

      • to website

    Access

    Please board ferries at the Minami-futo (South Wharf) Terminal, and jetfoils at the Jetfoil Terminal.

  • From Fukuoka

    You can reach Yakushima Island by airplane from Fukuoka, or by Shinkansen bullet train to Kagoshima and transfering to a ferry, jetfoil, or airplane.

    notice

    The ferry terminals in Kagoshima are more than 1 hour's travel away from Kagoshima Airport. Please plan your travels accordingly.

    Yakushima access map

    Q2.How would you like to travel?

    *You may use your JR pass for Shinkansen bullet trains.
    *Journeys by sea are more subject to weather conditions than flights.

    • btn From Fukuoka

      Please note, fares are a rough approximation.

    • btn From Fukuoka

      Airline tickets are normal rates. Rates may change depending on the season, so please check the website for appropriate rates.

    • Cheaply
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima

      Shinkansen bullet trains
      (tel: 050-3786-3489)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable

      Express bus
      (tel: 0570-00-1010)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable

      Jetfoil
      (tel: 099-226-0128)

      • to website
      • timetable

      Ferry Yakushima
      (tel: 099-226-0731)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable
    • Quickly
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima

      *Jetstar also operates a direct flight from Narita Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

      Getting to Yakushima

      Japan Air Commuter (JAL)
      (tel: 0570-025-071)

      • to website

    Access

    Please board ferries at the Minami-futo (South Wharf) Terminal, and jetfoils at the Jetfoil Terminal.

  • From Osaka

    You can reach Yakushima Island by airplane from Osaka, or by Shinkansen bullet train to Kagoshima and then transfering to a ferry, jetfoil, or airplane.

    notice

    The ferry terminals in Kagoshima are more than 1 hour's travel away from Kagoshima Airport. Please plan your travels accordingly.

    Yakushima access map

    Q2.How would you like to travel?

    *You may use your JR pass for Shinkansen bullet trains.
    *Journeys by sea are more subject to weather conditions than flights.

    • btn From Osaka

      Please note, fares are a rough approximation.

    • btn From Osaka

      Airline tickets are normal rates. Rates may change depending on the season, so please check the website for appropriate rates.

    • Cheaply
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima

      Shinkansen bullet trains
      (tel: 0570-00-2486)

      • to website
      • timetable

      Express bus
      (tel: 06-6772-1631)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable

      Jetfoil
      (tel: 099-226-0128)

      • to website
      • timetable

      Ferry Yakushima
      (tel: 099-226-0731)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable

      Ferry Sunflower
      (tel: 0120-3268-56)

      • to website
      • timetable
    • Quickly
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima

      *Jetstar also operates a direct flight from Narita Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

      Getting to Yakushima

      Japan Air Commuter (JAL)
      (tel: 0570-025-071)

      • to website

    Access

    Please board ferries at the Minami-futo (South Wharf) Terminal, and jetfoils at the Jetfoil Terminal.

  • From Tokyo

    You can reach Yakushima Island by airplane or Shinkansen bullet train to Kagoshima and then transfering to a ferry, jetfoil, or airplane.

    notice

    The ferry terminals in Kagoshima are more than 1 hour's travel away from Kagoshima Airport. Please plan your travels accordingly.

    Yakushima access map

    Q2.How would you like to travel?

    *You may use your JR pass for Shinkansen bullet trains.
    *Journeys by sea are more subject to weather conditions than flights.

    • btn From Tokyo

      Please note, fares are a rough approximation.

    • btn From Tokyo

      Airline tickets are normal rates. Rates may change depending on the season, so please check the website for appropriate rates.

    • Cheaply
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima
      Getting to Yakushima

      Shinkansen bullet trains
      (tel: 050-2016-1600)

      • to website
      • timetable

      Jetfoil
      (tel: 099-226-0128)

      • to website
      • timetable

      Ferry Yakushima
      (tel: 099-226-0731)

      • to email
      • to website
      • timetable
    • Quickly
      Journey
      Getting to Yakushima

      *Jetstar also operates a direct flight from Narita Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

      Getting to Yakushima

      Japan Air Commuter (JAL)
      (tel: 0570-025-071)

      • to website

    Access

    Please board ferries at the Minami-futo (South Wharf) Terminal, and jetfoils at the Jetfoil Terminal.

  • btn From Kagoshima
  • btn From Fukuoka
  • btn From Osaka
  • btn From Tokyo

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