Access

The easiest way to get to Benesse Art Site Naoshima is from either Takamatsu Port or Uno Port. For guests who are going directly to Inujima, taking passenger boat from Hoden port is the most convenient.

Access from major cities to the islands

From Takamatsu Airport to Takamatsu Station
by Kotoden bus:appx. 40min
From Takamatsu Station to Takamatsu Port
On Foot:appx. 5min.
From Okayama Airport to Okayama Station
by Airport Limousine:appx.30min.
From Okayama Station to Uno Station
by JR Uno Line:appx. 50min. or
by Ryobi Bus(Japanese Only):appx. 45min.
Uno Station to Uno Port
On Foot:appx. 3min.
From Okayama Station to Saidaiji Station
by JR Akou Line:appx. 20min.
From Saidaiji Station to Nishi-Hoden Bus Stop
From Nishi-Hoden Bus Stop to Hoden Port
On Foot:appx. 2min.
*There are direct bus services on limited days. Please see here for Time Table.

Poats to the islands

Takamatsu Dpt. - Miyanoura Arriv.

Takamatsu Dpt. 07:20 08:12 09:05 10:14 11:30 12:40 15:35 17:05 18:05 20:30
Miyanoura Arriv. 07:50
H
09:02 09:35
H
11:04 12:00
H
13:30 16:25 17:35
H
18:55 21:00
H

Miyanoura Dpt. - Takamatsu Arriv.

Miyanoura Dpt. 06:45 07:00 08:30 09:07 10:00 11:30 14:20 16:25 17:00 19:45
Takamatsu Arriv. 07:15
H
08:00 09:00
H
10:07 10:30
H
12:30 15:20 16:55
H
18:00 20:15
H

Ferry company: Shikoku Kisen(TEL:087-821-5100)
[Fee (Ferry)] Adult ¥520/Child ¥260
[Fee (High Speed Passenger Boat)] Adult ¥1,220/Child ¥610
[Capacity (Ferry)] 450 - 500 passengers/60 cars
[Capacity (High Speed Passenger Boat)] 65 - 96 passengers
H=High Speed Passenger Boat
Please note that Ferries and High Speed Passenger Boat depart from different piers, both in Miyanoura and Takamatsu.

Uno Dpt. - Miyanoura Arriv.

Uno Dpt. 06:10 06:25 06:30 07:20 08:22 09:22 10:00 11:00 12:15 13:00 13:50 14:25 15:30 16:05 16:30 17:05 18:53 20:25 22:30 00:35
Miyanoura Arriv. 06:30 06:40
H
06:50 07:40 08:42 09:42 10:15
H
11:20 12:35 13:15
H
14:05
H
14:45 15:50 16:20
H
16:50 17:25 19:13 20:45 22:45
H
00:50
HN

Miyanoura Dpt. - Uno Arriv.

Miyanoura Dpt. 06:00 06:40 07:50 08:52 09:52 10:25 11:10 12:05 12:45 13:25 14:15 14:55 16:02 16:35 17:35 19:02 20:25 21:15 22:05 00:15
Uno Arriv. 06:20 07:00 08:10 09:12 10:12 10:40
H
11:30 12:20
H
13:05 13:40
H
14:30
H
15:15 16:22 16:55 17:55 19:22 20:45 21:30
H
22:20
H
00:30
HN

Ferry company: Shikoku Kisen(TEL:087-892-3104)
[Fee (Ferry & High Speed Passenger Boat)] Adult ¥300/Child ¥150
[Fee (Night Boat)] Adult ¥590/Child ¥300
[Capacity (Ferry)] 450 - 500 passengers/60 cars
[Capacity (Passenger Boat)] 65 -96 passengers
H=High Speed Passenger Boat
N=Night Boat
Please note that Ferries and Passenger Boat depart from different piers, both in Uno and Miyanoura.

Uno Dpt. - Honmura Arriv.

Uno Dpt. 07:25 11:55 16:50 17:45 18:35
Honmura Arriv. 07:45
H
12:15
H
17:10
H
18:05
H
18:55
H

Honmura Dpt. - Uno Arriv.

Honmura Dpt. 06:45 07:55 12:30 17:20 18:10
Uno Arriv. 07:05
H
08:15
H
12:50
H
17:40
H
18:30
H

Ferry company: Shikoku Kisen(TEL:087-892-3104)
[Fee] Adult ¥300/Child ¥150
[Capacity] 65- 96 passengers
H=High Speed Passenger Boat

Miyanoura Dpt. - Ieura - Inujima Arriv.

Miyanoura Dpt. 09:20 12:10 14:50
Ieura Arriv. | Dpt. 9:42 | 9:50 12:32 | 12:40 15:12 | 15:17
Inujima Arriv 10:15
H
13:05
H
15:42
H

Inujima Dpt. - Ieura - Miyanoura Arriv.

Inujima Dpt. 10:25 13:10 15:47
Ieura Arriv. | Dpt. 10:50 | 10:55 13:35 | 13:40 16:12 | 16:17
Miyanoura Arriv. 11:17
H
14:02
H
16:39
H

From Mar. 1 to Nov. 30, high speed boat services operate on everyday (except Tuesdays).
From Dec. 1 to the end of Feb., high speed boat services operate on Mon., Fri., Sat., Sun., and national holidays.
The boat runs in accordance with the Teshima Art Museum and Inujima Seirensho Art Museum timetables.If a museum is closed, the boat will not stop at that island. If both museums are closed, the boat will not run.
When the schedule of either museum is changed, the boat's timetable will reflect accordingly.

Ferry company: Shikoku Kisen(TEL:087-892-3104)
[Fee] Miyanoura - Ieura: Adult ¥630/Child ¥320, Ieura - Inujima: Adult ¥1,250/Child ¥630, Miyanoura - Inujima: Adult ¥1,880/Child ¥940
[Capacity] 80 passengers
H = High Speed Passenger Boat

Timetable valid from Sep. 19 to Nov. 30, 2020, the timetable from Dec. 1 is available here (Japanese Only).

Wed., Thu., Fri.

Takamatsu Dpt. - Ieura Arriv.

Takamatsu Dpt. 07:41 09:02 16:31 18:03
Ieura Arriv. 08:16
H
09:37
H
17:06
H
18:38
H

Ieura Dpt. - Takamatsu Arriv.

Ieura Dpt. 07:00 08:20 15:10 17:20
Takamatsu Arriv. 07:35
H
08:55
H
15:45
H
17:55
H

Tue.

Takamatsu Dpt. - Ieura Arriv.

Takamatsu Dpt. 07:41 13:05 18:03
Ieura Arriv. 08:16
H
13:40
H
18:38
H

Ieura Dpt. - Takamatsu Arriv.

Ieura Dpt. 07:00 12:00 17:20
Takamatsu Arriv. 07:35
H
12:35
H
17:55
H

Mon., Sat., Sun., holidays

Takamatsu Dpt. - Honmura - Ieura Arriv.

Takamatsu Dpt. 07:41 09:30 16:31 18:03
Honmura Arriv. | Dpt. - 10:00 - -
Ieura Arriv. 08:16
H
10:20
H
17:06
H
18:38
H

Ieura Dpt. - Honmura - Takamatsu Arriv.

Ieura Dpt. 07:00 08:20 15:10 17:20
Honmura Arriv. | Dpt. - - 15:30 -
Takamatsu Arriv. 07:35
H
08:55
H
16:00
H
17:55
H

Ferry company: Teshima Ferry(TEL:087-851-4491)
[Fee] Takamatsu - Ieura: Adult ¥1,330/Child ¥670, Takamatsu - Honmura: Adult ¥1,220/Child ¥610, Honmura - Ieura: Adult ¥620/Child ¥310
[Capacity] 70 passengers
H = High Speed Passenger Boat

Due to the influence of the new coronavirus, flights between Teshima (Takamatsu) and Takamatsu (Takamatsu) will be suspended for the time being.

TAKAMATSU Dpt.-KARATO Arriv.

TAKAMATSU Dpt.
KARATO Arriv.

KARATO Dpt.-TAKAMATSU Arriv.

KARATO Dpt.
TAKAMATSU Arriv.

Ferry company : Teshima Ferry(TEL:087-851-4491)
[Fee]Adult ¥1,330 / Child ¥670
[Capacity]80 passengers
H= High Speed Passenger Boat

Uno Dpt. - Ieura - Karato - Tonosho Arriv.

Uno Dpt. - 06:45 08:40 11:10* 11:35 13:25 15:25 17:30 19:30
Ieura Dpt. 06:40 07:25 09:05 11:50 12:00 13:50 16:05 17:55 20:10
Karato Dpt. 06:55 07:45 09:20 12:10 - 14:05 16:25 18:10 -
Tonosho Arriv. 07:15
H
08:14 09:40
H
12:39 -
H
14:25
H
16:54 18:30
H
-

Tonosho Dpt. - Karato - Ieura - Uno Arriv.

Tonosho Dpt. - 07:20 08:40 10:30 - 13:10 15:50 17:50 19:25
Karato Dpt. - 07:40 09:10 10:50 - 13:40 16:10 18:20 19:45
Ieura Dpt. 06:00 07:55 09:30 11:05 12:30 14:00* 16:25 18:40 20:00
Uno Arriv. 06:40 08:20
H
10:09 11:30
H
12:55
H
14:39 16:50
H
19:19 -
H

Ferry company: Shodoshima Teshima Ferry(TEL:0879-62-1348)
[Fee] Uno - Tonosho: Adult ¥1,260/Child ¥630, Uno - Karato: Adult ¥1,050/Child ¥530, Uno - Ieura: Adult ¥780/Child ¥390, Ieura - Tonosho: Adult ¥780/Child ¥390, Karato - Tonosho: Adult ¥490/Child ¥250, Ieura - Karato: Adult ¥300/Child ¥150
[Capacity (Ferry)] 350 passengers/20 cars
[Capacity (High Speed Passenger Boat)] 96 passengers
H = High Speed Passenger Boat
* = Cannot take the ferry on first Tuesday every month

Takamatsu Dpt. - Megijima - Ogijima Arriv.

Takamatsu Dpt. 08:00 10:00 12:00 14:00 16:00 18:10
Megijima Arriv. | Dpt. 08:20 10:20 12:20 14:20 16:20 18:30
Ogijima Arriv. 08:40 10:40 12:40 14:40 16:40 18:50

Ogijima Dpt. - Megijima - Takamatsu Arriv.

Ogijima Dpt. 07:00 09:00 11:00 13:00 15:00 17:00
Megijima Arriv. | Dpt. 07:20 09:20 11:20 13:20 15:20 17:20
Takamatsu Arriv. 07:40 09:40 11:40 13:40 15:40 17:40

Ferry company: Shiyujima Kaiun(TEL:087-821-7912)
[Fee] Takamatsu - Megijima: Adult ¥370/Child ¥190, Takamatsu - Ogijima: Adult ¥510/Child ¥260, Megijima - Ogijima: Adult ¥240/Child ¥120
[Capacity] 250 passenger

Takamatsu Dpt. - Tonosho Arriv.

Takamatsu Dpt. 06:25 07:20 07:40 08:02 08:20 09:00 09:10 09:55 10:00 10:40 10:40 11:20 11:35 12:35 13:00 13:40
Tonosho Arriv. 07:25 08:20 08:15
H*
09:02 08:55
H
10:00 09:45
H*
10:55 10:35
H
11:15
H*
11:45 11:55
H
12:42 13:35 13:35
H*
14:15
H
Takamatsu Dpt. 13:40 14:20 15:10 15:10 15:50 16:00 16:30 17:10 17:20 17:50 17:50 18:30 18:45 20:20 21:30
Tonosho Arriv. 14:40 14:55
H*
15:45
H
16:15 16:25
H*
17:00 17:05
H
17:45
H*
18:25 18:25
H
18:55 19:05
H*
19:45 21:20 22:05
HN*

Tonosho Dpt. - Takamatsu Arriv.

Tonosho Dpt. 06:36 07:00 07:30 07:35 08:20 08:35 09:10 09:25 10:00 10:20 10:40 11:20 11:20 12:20 13:00 13:40
Takamatsu Arriv. 07:36 07:35
H*
08:05
H
08:37 08:55
H*
09:35 09:45
H
10:25 10:35
H*
11:25 11:15
H
11:55
H*
12:25 13:25 13:35
H
14:15
H*
Tonosho Dpt. 13:53 14:20 14:45 15:10 15:45 15:50 16:30 16:30 17:10 17:30 17:50 18:40 19:30 20:10 20:50
Takamatsu Arriv. 14:53 14:55
H
15:50 15:45
H*
16:55 16:25
H
17:05
H*
17:35 17:45
H
18:35 18:25
H*
19:45 20:35 21:15 21:25
HN*

Ferry company: Shodoshima Kyuko Ferr(TEL:Ferry 087-822-4383 / High Speed Passenger Boat 087-821-9436)
[Fee (Ferry)] Adult ¥700/Child ¥350
[Fee (High Speed Passenger Boat)] Adult ¥1,190/Child ¥600
[Fee (Night Boat)] Adult ¥1,580/Child ¥790
[Capacity (Ferry)] 430 passengers/60 cars
[Capacity (High Speed Passenger Boat)] * = approx. 140 passengers (capacity of others is 96 passengers)
H = Hight Speed Passenger Boat
N = Night Boat
Please note that Ferries and Passenger Boat depart from different piers, both in Takamatsu and Tonosho.

ShinOkayama Dpt. - Tonosho Arriv.

ShinOkayama Dpt. 06:20 07:20 08:30 09:30 10:30 11:20 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:30
Tonosho Arriv. 07:30 08:30 09:40 10:40 11:40 12:30 14:10 15:10 16:10 17:10 18:10 19:40

Tonosho Dpt. - ShinOkayama Arriv.

Tonosho Dpt. 07:00 08:00 08:50 09:50 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:50
ShinOkayama Arriv. 08:10 09:10 10:00 11:00 12:10 13:10 14:10 15:40 16:40 17:40 18:40 19:40 21:00

Ferry company: Shikoku Ferry(TEL:0879-62-0875)
Ryobi Ferry(TEL:086-274-1222)
[Fee] Adult ¥1,090/Child ¥550
[Capacity] 500 passengers/50 cars

Hoden Dpt. - Inujima Arriv.

Hoden Dpt. 06:25 08:00 11:00 13:00 13:45 15:15 17:00 18:30
Inujima Arriv. 06:35
H
08:10
H
11:10
H
13:10
H
13:55
H
15:25
H*
17:10
H
18:40
H**

Inujima Dpt. - Hoden Arriv.

Inujima Dpt. 06:40 08:20 11:15 13:20 14:00 15:35 17:15 18:45
Hoden Arriv. 06:50
H
08:30
H
11:25
H
13:30
H
14:10
H
15:45
H*
17:25
H
18:55
H**

Ferry company: Akebonomaru(TEL:086‐947‐0912)
[Fee] Adult ¥400/Child ¥200
[Capacity] 80 passengers
H = High Speed Passenger Boat
* = Does not run when Inujima art facilities are closed.
** = Does not run on Sundays.
Here is map arround Hoden Port