ACCESS

Shamijima was once an island, but in recent history, the narrow sea channel was landfilled and connected to the mainland (SHIKOKU).You can go to Shamijima-island without using a ship.

By Public Transport

From Tokyo or Osaka, take the Shinkansen (bullet train; english.jr-central.co.jp) to Okayama, change to the regional train line (Seto-ohashi Line) to Sakaide; from there, take a 20-minute bus to Shamijima.

You must purchase your “JAPAN RAIL PASS” before coming to Japan.These passes will give you access to most train lines and make acquiring tickets easier, quicker and much cheaper.

Train (Japan Railway)

Get off at Sakaide station(Japan Railway Yosan Line, Seto-ohashi Line) , take Bus or Taxi.

Route Search (From Narita-Airport To Sakaide Station)

Route Search (From Kansai-Airport To Sakaide Station)

Shuttle Bus from Sakaide Station

Shuttle bus will be operated from Sakaide station to the Shamijima venue.
Operation date : April 26 (Fri) to May 26 (Sun), 2019 

Bus stop is Sakaide station north entrance. Bus Stop No1

Bus timetable : undecided comming soon

Taxi from Sakaide Station

Taxi stand is Sakaide station north entrance.Taxi doors will close automatically.
Tell the destination “Higashiyama Kaii Bijyutukan”.
About 20 minutes’ from Sakaide Station.
Taxi fare is 2300 – 2700 JPY.

By Car

Prohibition of vehicle entry into the Shamijima island.

You can not drive a car on the Shamijima-island.
Please park your car in the Seto Ohashi Commemorative Park and watch it within walking distance at Shamijima island.

From Okayama Prefecture.

10 mins from SakaideKita Exit, off the Setocyuo Expressway.

From Shikoku (From Takamatsu ,Ehime ,Kochi, ..)

20 mins from Sakaide Exit, off the Shikoku Expressway Takamatsu route.

Parking

There is no parking at the Shamijima island.
Parking facilities are available at Seto Ohashi Commemorative Park.
Please follow the guidance of security guards.

ParkingNumber of parkable carsUtilization time
West Parking 26908:00 – 19:30
East Parking12208:00 – 19:30
North Parking5808:00 – 19:30

By Motercycle ,bicycle

Motercycle and bicycle no riding at the Shamijima island.

Please watch it within walking distance at Shamijima island.
Parking facilities are available at Seto Ohashi Commemorative Park.

Please note:

For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our information office.

You’ll receive a art map at Shamijima Information center , meaning you’ll be able to easily navigate your way around the island.