Transportation

Bicycle Rental in Ehime Prefecture

Sunrise Itoyama

At the base of the first bridge of the Shimanami Kaidō, Sunrise Itoyama is the most convenient starting point on the Shikoku side of the route. Everything is very well set up here. Rental bicycles (normal, tandem an…
Bicycle Rental in Takamatsu

Takamatsu City Rent-a-Bicycle

Takamatsu is flat, and excellent for biking. The city offers a great deal on its rental bicycles (¥100 per 24 hours; photo ID is required), which can be picked up at Takamatsu City Rent-a-Bicycle in the underground …
Bicycle Rental in Matsuyama

JR Matsuyama Rental Bicycles

Available at the JR Matsuyama Rental Cycle Port, to the right, out on the main road, as you exit JR Matsuyama Station. You can also pick up and drop off at the Ōkaidō Rental Cycle Port in the Ōkaidō Arcade, the Mats…
Bus in Kōchi

My-Yū Bus

The My-Yū bus travels from Kōchi Station to Godaisan to Katsura-hama and back. Purchase the pass at the tourist information office in front of Kōchi Station; show your foreign passport and you'll get the pass for ha…
Cable Car in Ishizuchi-san

Ishizuchi Tōzan Ropeway

Running every 20 minutes, this colourful cable car carries hikers from the Shimodani cable-car station at Nishi-no-kawa at 455m up to 1300m in eight minutes. From January to April it runs daily for skiing.
Airport in Kōchi

Kōchi Ryōma Airport

The airport is about 10km east of the city, accessible by bus (¥720, 35 minutes) from the station. There are daily flights to/from Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka.
Bus in Ishizuchi-san

Setouchi Bus

Runs buses between JR Iyo-Saijo station (earliest departure is at 7.47am) and the Shimodani cable-car station (one hour). The latest departure back is at 5.23pm.
Bicycle Rental in Tokushima

Rental Electric-Assist Bicycle

Head down the escalator on the station side of SOGO Department Store to hire these excellent electric-assist bicycles at great rates. Take your passport as ID.
Airport in Tokushima

Tokushima Awaodori Airport

Tokushima's airport is reached by bus (¥440, 30 minutes, buses timed to coincide with flights) from bus stop No 1 in front of Tokushima station.
Airport in Matsuyama

Matsuyama Airport

Matsuyama airport, 6km west of the city, is easily reached by bus (¥460, 15 minutes, half-hourly) from the front of the JR Matsuyama Station.