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There are 4 ways to get from Naoshima to Echizen by ferry, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Ferry, bus, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the ferry from Honmura to Uno
  2. Take the bus from Uno Sta. to Okayama Sta.
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Kyōto
  4. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the car ferry from Naoshima to Uno Uno – Naoshima
  2. Drive from Uno to Echizen

2 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the ferry from Honmura to Uno
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Aboshi
  3. Take the train from Aboshi to Tsuruga

Ferry, bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the ferry from Honmura to Uno
  2. Take the bus from Okayama Station West Exit to Osaka Station JR Express BT
  3. Take the bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC

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The cheapest way to get from Naoshima to Echizen is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥12000 and takes 4h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Naoshima to Echizen is to car ferry and drive which takes 4h 31m and costs ¥5500 - ¥12000.

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The distance between Naoshima and Echizen is 359 km.

The best way to get from Naoshima to Echizen without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 5h 1m and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Naoshima to Echizen, including transfers.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Echizen. Prices start at ¥3900 per night.

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Map of how to get from Naoshima to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 359.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Naoshima, Japan and Echizen, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Naoshima to Echizen. However, you can take the ferry to Uno, take the walk to Uno Sta., take the bus to Okayama Sta., take the walk to Okayama, take the train to Kyoto, then take the train to Takefu. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Naoshima to Echizen via Uno, Uno Sta., Okayama Sta., Okayama, Aboshi, and Tsuruga in around 9h 4m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Phone
050-2016-1603
Train from Okayama to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8500
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8500
Green seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Phone
(050) 2016-1603
Train from Okayama to Aboshi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1900
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/index.html
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Train from Aboshi to Tsuruga
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6000
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/index.html
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Phone
0570-08-5050
Email
kousoku@ryobi-holdings.jp
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Uno Sta. to Okayama Sta.
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥420 - ¥650
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Phone
0570-666-012
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Okayama Station West Exit to Osaka Station JR Express BT
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Book at
kousokubus.net
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6500
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Ferry operators
Shikoku Kisen
Website
shikokukisen.com
Ferry from Honmura to Uno
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥300
Schedules at
shikokukisen.com
Car ferry from Naoshima to Uno
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥300 - ¥2600
Schedules at
shikokukisen.com
Passenger
¥300
Bicycle (A passenger fare is required)
¥310
Motorcycle (A passenger fare is required)Bicycle (A passenger fare is required)
¥600 - ¥1000
Car less than 6m length (inc. driver's fare)
¥1500 - ¥2600

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