There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Japan to Yakushima. Ferries currently connect 2 ports in Japan with 2 ports in Yakushima.
There are a combined number of 72 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 5 Ferry Routes which are operated by 1 ferry company including Tane Yaku Jetfoil with the shortest crossing taking around 50 minutes (Nishinoomote to Miyanoura).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Japan and Yakushima, for live information select from our Fare Search.
Japan is an island country in East Asia, divided into 47 prefectures and 8 regions in the Pacific Ocean.
With over 6,000 islands in total, Japan is defined by many different landscapes ranging from cherry blossom-clad hills and iconic volcanoes to ultra-modern cities showcasing the latest technological advances.
Tokyo, the capital, claims the most Michelin stars of any city in the world, so an exquisite sushi feast is never too far away. It also boasts a superb transportation system, an endless amount of bars and awe-inspiring structures, helping it become one of the most visited cities in Asia.
Travelling by ferry is a useful way to get around Japan, as it offers a substantial amount of routes within its many islands and prefectures, which are all operated by a wide range of excellent ferry operators. You can also sail to numerous international destinations including South Korea, China and Russia.