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Boat

Jumbo Ferry Runs between Takamatsu and Kōbe (¥1940, four hours).

Shikoku Kisen Runs ferries between Takamatsu, the art island of Naoshima, and Uno in Okayama Prefecture.

Bus

There are daily bus services to/from Tokyo (9½ hours), Nagoya (5½ hours), Kyoto (3½ hours) and most other major cities from the bus terminal.

Train

Takamatsu has regular rail links to Honshū. There are frequent trains to Okayama (¥2030, 55 minutes), where you can connect to shinkansen services that will whiz you to any of Japan's major cities in just a few hours.

From Takamatsu, tokkyū trains on the JR Kōtoku line run southeast to Tokushima (¥3360, one hour); the JR Yosan line runs west to Matsuyama (¥6390, 2½ hours); and the JR Dosan line runs to Kōchi (¥5360, two hours). The private Kotoden line also runs direct to Kotohira (¥620, one hour).