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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 4m

  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 Kyoto
  4. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 31m

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

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus, train via Osaka  •  6h 26m

  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 Shin-Osaka
  4. Take the bus from Shin Osaka to Takefu IC

Ferry, bus, train via Osaka #2  •  8h 27m

  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 train from Osaka to Takefu
Naoshima → Echizen
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The social distance requirement in Echizen is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Naoshima to Echizen is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥4900 - ¥7500 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Naoshima to Echizen is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥4900 - ¥7500 and takes 4h 31m.

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The distance between Naoshima and Echizen is 255 km.

The best way to get from Naoshima to Echizen without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 5h 4m and costs ¥9500 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Naoshima to Echizen, including transfers.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Echizen. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Naoshima to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 254.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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, Shin-Osaka, and Shin Osaka in around 6h 26m.

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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8500
Green seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Train from Okayama to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5000
Green Seat
¥4900 - ¥7000
Train from Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4500 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Uno Sta. to Okayama Sta.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥360 - ¥550
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama Station West Exit to Osaka Station JR Express BT
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4200
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Shin Osaka to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6000
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
Schedules at
shikokukisen.com
Adult
¥300
Car under 6m
¥1500 - ¥2600

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