Ferry Terminal Guide

Kobe Port (Rokko Island)

Address : 1-1, 3-chome Koyocho Higashi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, 658-0031
Office Phone No. : 078-857-1988

By train or bus

Take the Rokko Liner from either JR Sumiyoshi Station or Hanshin Uozaki Station. Get off at "Island Kitaguchi" Station. A shuttle bus (ferry bus) for the Rokko Island Ferry Terminal departs from this station.
The Rokko Liner operates every 4 to 5 minutes (every 10 minutes after 9pm). "Island Kitaguchi" station is 6 minutes from JR Sumiyoshi Station and 4 minutes from Hanshin Uozaki Station.
A convenient direct ferry shuttle bus is available from either JR Sumiyoshi Station or Hanshin Mikage Station; this bus will take you to the ferry terminal.

About the shuttle bus

By car

From Osaka

When travelling on the Hanshin Expressway from Osaka, exit at the Hanshin Expressway Kobe Line, Uozaki Ramp, and turn left at the third signal (the Hakutsuru Sake bulletin board).
When using the Hanshin Expressway Wangan Line, exit at the final Rokko Island North I.C., turn left at the first signal, and go straight for 300 meters. Turn at the next signal, and continue for 300 meters.
From Sannomiya
When using the Hanshin Expressway Kobe Line from Sannomiya, exit at the Maya Ramp. Take Route 43 to the east, and turn right at the fourth signal. Follow the signs to Rokko Island.

From Sannomiya

When using the Hanshin Expressway Kobe Line from Sannomiya, exit at the Maya Ramp. Take Route 43 to the east, and turn right at the fourth signal. Follow the sings to Rokko Island.

From Airport

From Kansai International Airport

Take the limousine bus [KB1] Rokko Island and get off at "Rokko Island".
Please click here for timetable.
From there, move to the Rokko Liner Island Kitaguchi Sta. bus stop (8 minutes on foot) and get on the shuttle bus.

From Itami Domestic Airport

Take the limousine bus [B1]Kobe(Sannomiya) and get off at "Kobe(Sannomiya) ".
Please click here for timetable.
Transfer to JR Kobe Line and get off at "Sumiyoshi" station.
Transfer to Rokko-Liner (For Marine Park) and get off at "Island Kitaguchi".
Then get on the shuttle bus.

From Kobe Airport

Take the Portliner (For Sannomiya) and get off at "Sannomiya".
Transfer to JR Kobe Line and get off at "Sumiyoshi" station.
Transfer to Rokko-Liner (For Marine Park) and get off at "Island Kitaguchi".
Then get on the shuttle bus.

Oita Port

Address : 〒870-0003
5-3-1 Ikushi, Oita City, Oita Prefecture
Office Phone No. : 097-536-8900

By train or bus

  • Approx. 10-minute walk from JR Nishi Oita Station
  • Approx. 15 minutes by bus (Oita Kotsu) from JR Oita Station. Get off at the "Oji Minato-machi" bus stop.

A bus to Oita Station is available only when disembarking from the Sunflower at Oita Port.

By car

The easiest approach is to take Route 10 from the Oita Expressway, Oita IC.

From Airport

From Oita Airport

Take the express bus bound for bound for Oita Station (via Beppu Kitahama) (Airport Express Airliner) and get off at "Oita Station ".
Route
Please click here for timetable.
Travel time is approximately 65 minutes and the cost of a ticket is JPY1550.
Change a bus at JR Oita station. Get off at "Oji Port Town" bus stop.

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