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Getting Here

By Air

There are direct flights to Yakushima Airport from Osaka, Fukuoka and Kagoshima. From Tokyo, change flights at Kagoshima. There are about five flights a day between Kagoshima and Yakushima and takes about 30 minutes .

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JAC Japan Air Commuter

Tel: 0570-025-071 (JAL)

By Sea

Yakushima Ferry 2 leaves Kagoshima South Wharf at 8:30 and arrives in Yakushima at 12:30.

There are about 5~6 Jetfoil Toppy and Rocket services from Kagoshima to Yakushima. It takes between 1h50min to 2h40min.

Ferry Hibiscus leaves Taniyama Port at 18:00 and arrives in Yakushima at 7:00 the next day stopping over at Tanegashima.

Ferry Taiyo services run between Tanegashima-Yakushima-Kuchinoerbaujima.

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Yakushima Ferry 2  


Tel: 099-226-0731 (Reservations)  0997-42-2220 (Miyanoura)

Reservation not required for foot passengers

Jetfoil Toppy and Rocket

Taneyaku Kosokusen

Tel: 099-226-0128 (Reservations)  0997-42-2003 (Miyanoura)  0997-46-3399 (Anbo)

Reservations necessary. Not pets allowed.

Ferry Hibiscus

Kashou Kaiun

Tel: 099-261-7000/0997-42-0140

Reservation not required for foot passengers.

Ferry Taiyo

Tel: 0997-42-0140 (Miyanoura)  0997-49-2570 (Kuchinoerabujima)

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