891-4208 Kuchino-Erabu Island, Yakushima-cho
You can reach the Kuchinoerabu-jima only through Yakushima.
Kuchinoerabu-jima and Yakushima port are connected by a 1 hr 40 minutes cruise. The ferry boat of 500 tons (Ferry Taiyou) operates at one round-trip a day. Car transport is available.
Please note arrival and departure times as they change depending on an
even or odd date.
Timetable of Ferry Taiyou (The Sun)
|Yakushima (Miyanoura Port)||Kuchinoerabu-jima|
To get to the Kuchinoerabu-jima, you must come through Yakushima.
From large cities in Japan, you can go to Yakushima by air or by sea.
(1) By Air
To Yakushima from Osaka and Fukuoka, there is one flight each and every day.
One hour and 20 minutes from Osaka
One hour and 10 minutes from Fukuoka.
From the other large cities, you can go to Yakushima via Airport.
Kagoshima to Yakushima is a 35-minute flight with five flights between the two places occurring daily.
(2) By Sea
7 daily flights. The journey takes two hours.
Once per day via "the Yakushima-2 ferry". The journey takes 4 hours.
Once at night via "Hibiscus ferry". It leaves for Yakushima at 18:00 from Kagoshima.