Transportation

Ferry in Kasaoka Islands

Sanyō Kisen

Eight Sanyo Kisen ferries run a day from the port in Kasaoka (about seven minutes' walk from Kasaoka Station) to Manabe-shima, stopping at Shiraishi-jima. There are four regular services and four high-speed services…
Car Rental in Shōdo-shima

Orix Rent-a-Car

Has a basic touring map in English. Walk about two minutes along the road heading right out of the Tonoshō ferry terminal. For booking online, Shōdo-shima is in Kagawa Prefecture.
Bicycle Rental in Shōdo-shima

Ishii Rent-a-Cycle

It's worth the walk here to get an electric bicycle. It's about 2km from Tonoshō port. Ask at the ferry terminal for a town map with directions.
Bicycle Rental in Naoshima

Cafe Ougiya Rent-a-Cycle

Inside the Marine Station at the port. A few electric bikes (¥1000 per day) and scooters (¥1500 per day) are also available.
Bicycle Rental in Okayama

JR Eki-Rinkun Rent-a-cycle

Bike rental on the east side of Okayama Station; passport required. Also has cheap daily luggage storage at ¥500 per piece.
Taxi in Naoshima

Nissin Taxi

The only taxi service on Naoshima, taking up to nine passengers. It has to be reserved in advance of coming to the island.
Bicycle Rental in Shōdo-shima

Asahiya Rent-a-Cycle

Inside the Asahiya hotel, opposite the post office in Tonoshō, a short walk from the ferry terminal.
Bus Station in Okayama

Tenmaya Bus Station

Bus terminal, surrounded by boutique shops and Tenmaya department store.
Car Rental in Okayama

Eki Rent-a-Car

Car rental office on the east side of Okayama Station.
Ferry in Naoshima

Miyanoura Port