Kyushō Ferry Co

Ferry in Shimabara

Car and pedestrian ferries between Kumamoto Port (熊本港; Kumamoto-kō) and Shimabara Port (島原外港; Shimabara Gaikō). Ferries run 10 times daily, departing approximately 7am to 7pm, for the hour-long ride. Fares include a free shuttle bus to Kumamoto station (shinkansen entrance), 25 minutes; be sure to ask for the shuttle-bus ticket on board the ferry.