Where is Naoshima?
Located on the island in the Seto Sea south of Okayama, Naoshima is popularly known as “art island” or “museum island”.
Its transport system is very well prepared for tourism and its more than 20 art exhibitions and museums will take you, at least, a whole day. Even if you don’t have a lot of time, this island is perfect for spending the day.
Your trip to Naoshima will probably start in one of Japan’s big cities, like Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka.
Whatever your starting point you will pass through Okayama
Train travel is included in the Japan Rail Pass .
How to get to Naoshima
From Tokyo to Naoshima
From Tokyo Station , you should take the Hikari train Whatsapp Mobile Number List on the JR Tokaido Line or Sanyo Shinkansen to Okayama Station. The duration is about 4 hours. Continue from Okayama as described below.
From Kyoto to Naoshima
There is a direct Hikari train that runs on the JR Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen line from Kyoto station to Okayama every hour. This trip takes about 90 minutes. Continue from Okayama as indicated below.
Osaka to Naoshima
From Shin-Osaka Station, take the JR Sanyo Shinkansen Line to Okayama using the Sakura or Hikari train. This part of the trip takes approximately 45 minutes, and once there, you can continue your journey by following these instructions.
From Okayama to Naoshima From Okayama Station take the JR Uno Line to Uno Station
You may need to transfer at Chayamachi Station. From the Gulf Email List Uno station, cross the street until you reach the ferry terminal.
Please note that the ferry ticket is not included in the JR Pass and costs 290 yen for a one-way trip. The boat ride of about 20 minutes, arrives at one of the two ports of Naoshima: Miyanoura (west side of the island) or Honmura (east).
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How to get around the island
Most of the ferries arrive at the port of Miyanoura . The ferry terminal has coin-operated luggage lockers , as well as bicycle rentals.