Access to Shodoshima
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From Tokyo: The closest city to Shodoshima is Takamatsu on Shikoku Island. There are flights to Takamatsu from Haneda Airport, and that would be the most time-efficient way to come. If travelling by trains, take one as far as either Okayama or Takamatsu, then ferry ride to the island. Coming from Okayama, you do need to take a 40 min. bus trip to the port, while Takamatsu station is adjacent to the port. See the directions under “From Takamatsu” or “From Okayama” below to get to Shodoshima from each city.
From Kansai Airport: The easiest way is to take a highway bus from the airport to Takamatsu. The ride is approximately 3.5 – 4 hrs., depending on the traffic volume. If you prefer to use train or JR pass, it is best you come to either Okayama or Takamatsu (Shinkansen to Okayama, then a Marine liner to Takamatsu). See the directions under “From Takamatsu” or “From Okayama” below to get to Shodoshima from each city.