By car


From Osaka:
Around 2h30 via the motorway
From Hiroshima:
Around 2h30 via the motorway
From Okayama city:
Around 50 minutes

Public transport


By Train
Take the Shinkansen to Okayama station. Then jump on the Ako line. Setouchi has two main stations:Oku station and Osafune station. It takes around 25 to 30 minutes one way.

Bus to Ushimado
The bus stop is located in front of Oku station. As there are various buses that stop there, please make sure that the bus you are hopping on goes to Ushimado! For more information about fare and timetable, please click here.

Bike Rental Shop


Osafune Station
The shop is situated right in front of osafune station.
You can rent a bike for the whole day for 300 yen.

You can rent a bike at Setouchi Tourist Center-Setouchi Kirari situated right in front of the ferry harbour. The center is open from 8:30 am to 5 pm and is closed on Tuesdays, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. To rent one bike, it costs 500 yen for four hours.

Ferry to Maejima Island

Ushimado Harbour
To get to Maejima island from Ushimado, hop on the ferry!
For more information about the price please click here.
For an updated timetable, please refer to the following link!