Getting to
Chugoku/Shikoku Regions

There are 13 airports in the Chugoku and Shikoku regions, which serve plenty of domestic flights from Tokyo everyday. Various airlines fly directly from Singapore to Tokyo, including Singapore Airlines, JAL and ANA. SilkAir also operates direct flights from Singapore to Hiroshima Airport, which is the ideal gateway to the Chugoku and Shikoku regions. The Shinkansen is also a convenient option if you are travelling from Osaka or Fukuoka.
By Air By Train

Domestic Flights to Chugoku & Shikoku

Train Services from Tokyo/Osaka/Fukuoka

To Chugoku Region
Tokyo
Narita/Haneda
Tokyo
Approximate
flight duration
Airports in
Chugoku
Tokyo
1hour 15mins 1h 15m
Okayama Airport
(Okayama)
Tokyo
1hour 25mins 1h 25m
Hiroshima Airport
(Hiroshima)
Tokyo
1hour 15mins 1h 15m
Tottori Airport
(Tottori)
Tokyo
1hour 20mins 1h 20m
Yonago Airport
(Tottori)
Tokyo
1hour 20mins 1h 20m
Izumo Airport
(Shimane)
Tokyo
1hour 40mins 1h 40m
Oki Airport
(Shimane)
Tokyo
1hour 15mins 1h 15m
Iwami Airport
(Shimane)
Tokyo
1hour 35mins 1h 35m
Ube Airport
(Yamaguchi)
Tokyo
1hour 35mins 1h 35m
Iwakuni Airport
(Yamaguchi)

To Shikoku Region
Tokyo
Narita/Haneda
Tokyo
Approximate
flight duration
Airports in
Shikoku
Tokyo
1hour 15mins 1h 15m
Takamatsu Airport
(Takamatsu)
Tokyo
1hour 20mins 1h 20m
Kochi Airport
(Kochi)
Tokyo
1hour 25mins 1h 25m
Matsuyama Airport
(Ehime)
Tokyo
1hour 10mins 1h 10m
Tokushima Airport
(Tokushima)
Shinkansen (Japanese Bullet Train) and Other Train Routes
The Shinkansen is a convenient way to get to the Chugoku and Shikoku regions if you are travelling in from Fukuoka, or from anywhere in the Kansai region such as Osaka and Kyoto!

Japan Rail Passes

There is a wide variety of special discount tickets available for foreign tourists visiting Japan, which are ideal for people looking to cut costs during their travels. These include the Japan Rail Pass, Sanyo-San'in Area Pass, Setouchi Area Pass and All Shikoku Rail Pass. These passes give passengers complete freedom when traveling by trains and buses operated by JR companies. Choose the pass that best suits your itinerary!

Japan Rail Pass   Can be used throughout Japan Visit Website 
Setouchi Area Pass   Unlimited rides in the Setouchi region Visit Website 
Sanyo-San'in Area Pass   Unlimited rides in the Chugoku region Visit Website 
All Shikoku Rail Pass   Unlimited rides in the Shikoku region Visit Website 
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