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Access to San'in

Access and Travel Tips for San’in, Japan

Route Romantique San'in map Yonago Kitaro Airport Haneda Airport Kansai International Airport Hiroshima Airport Okayama Airport Fkuoka Airport Takamatsu Airport Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport Izumo AIrport Hagi / Iwami Airport Oki Airport
Route Romantique San'in map

ACCESS

 

Air

YonagoYonago Tottori Yonago Izumo Iwami

How to ride on airport shuttles

You can purchase your bus ticket at the vending machine inside the airport lobby. Check the fare and insert money in the slot. Select your destination and collect your ticket.

When the bus bound for your destination arrives, present your ticket to the driver as you get on the bus.

 

When your stop is approaching, press one of the buttons on the wall to signal the driver that you wish to get off at the next stop.
Go to the exit when the bus makes a complete stop to get off.

 

Railway

Shinkansen & Express Trains

Overnight Sleeping Limited Express (Sunrise Izumo)

How to use the train

To get around by train smoothly, confirm in advance how to buy a ticket to your destination!

How to use the train (PDF:678KB) »

 

Highway Bus

  Western Part of Shimane Eastern Part of Shimane Western Part of Tottori Eastern Part of Tottori
STATION NAME Masuda Hamada Izumo Matsue Yonago Kurayoshi Tottori
Hiroshima Hiroshima Bus Center Hiroshima Bus Center
Okayama Ichibata Bus*
Hinomaru Bus*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Ichibata Bus*
Hinomaru Bus*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Hinomaru Bus*
Osaka IWAMI KOTSU*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Ichibata Bus*
HANKYU HIGHWAY BUS*
Chugoku JR Bus*
NIHON KOTSU*
Fukuoka Chugoku JR Bus* NIHON KOTSU*
Hinomaru Bus*
Tokyo Ichibata Bus*
Chugoku JR Bus*
NIHON KOTSU*
Hinomaru Bus*
Kyoto Chugoku JR Bus* NIHON KOTSU*   NIHON KOTSU*
Kobe IWAMI KOTSU* Chugoku JR Bus* NIHON KOTSU*
Nagoya Chugoku JR Bus* Chugoku JR Bus*

*Only available in Japanese

To Shimane
  Western Part of Shimane Eastern Part of Shimane
STATION NAME Masuda Hamada Izumo Matsue
Hiroshima Hiroshima Bus Center
Okayama Ichibata Bus*
Hinomaru Bus*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Osaka IWAMI KOTSU*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Ichibata Bus*
HANKYU HIGHWAY BUS*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Fukuoka Chugoku JR Bus*
Tokyo Ichibata Bus*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Kyoto Chugoku JR Bus*
Kobe IWAMI KOTSU* Chugoku JR Bus*
Nagoya Chugoku JR Bus*

*Only available in Japanese

To Tottori
  Western Part of Tottori Eastern Part of Tottori
STATION NAME Yonago Kurayoshi Tottori
Hiroshima Hiroshima Bus Center
Okayama Ichibata Bus*
Hinomaru Bus*
Chugoku JR Bus*
Hinomaru Bus*
Osaka NIHON KOTSU*
Fukuoka NIHON KOTSU*
Hinomaru Bus*
Tokyo NIHON KOTSU*
Hinomaru Bus*
Kyoto NIHON KOTSU* NIHON KOTSU*
Kobe NIHON KOTSU*
Nagoya Chugoku JR Bus*

*Only available in Japanese

Local Bus

Buses bound for Tottori Sand Dunes (Tottori)
Regular route and loop buses are available from JR Tottori Station.

Daisen Loop Bus (Tottori)
This convenient loop bus travels from JR Yonago Station to Mt. Daisen, 10 departures a day

Matsue Lakeline Bus (Shimane)
This loop bus travels from JR Matsue Station every 20 to 30 minutes. It’s a perfect way to get around Matsue city!

En-Musubi" Perfect Ticket

"En-Musubi" Perfect Ticket (Shimane)
This is an unlimited ride ticket for Ichibata trains and buses for 3 days, only for 1,000 yen for foreign travelers!

How to ride on local buses

When you see the bus coming, raise your hand and signal the driver to stop.

As you enter, collect a ticket from a small machine next to the door.

When your stop is approaching, press one of the buttons on the wall to signal the driver that you wish to get off at the next stop.

 

Go to the exit (front door) when the bus makes a complete stop.
When getting off, match the number printed on your ticket and fare on the screen, and put your ticket and the exact fare into the box next to the driver.

 

More Information (PDF:678KB) »

Taxi

2000yen Taxi (Tottori)

How to take taxis in San’in

Arrange a taxi through hotels or Ryokan.
Catch a taxi at major stations
Catch a taxi at major sites (e.g. Prefectural office, Sand Dunes)

Typical Taxi

  • [Nihon Kotsu] Tottori:+81-857-26-6111 Yonago:+81-859-22-3131
  • [Hinomaru Hire] Tottori:+81-857-22-2121 Yonago:+81-859-22-3231
  • [DK Taxi] Tottori:+81-857-54-1001
  • [Wakatori Kotau] Yonago:+81-859-44-0345
  • [Ichibata Taxi] Matsue:+81-852-32-1828 Izumo:+81-853-21-1144
  • [Nihon Kotsu] Matsue:+81-852-21-5127 Izumo:+81-853-21-0475
  • [Daiichi Kotsu] Matsue:+81-852-21-5000 Izumo:+81-853-21-2555
  • [Tanimoto Hire] Izumo:+81-853-21-1051

Car Rental

Ferry

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Tourist Information Center

Tottori Station

Tottori City Tourist Information Center: JR Tottori Station
Phone:+81-857-22-3318  Opening:10:00-18:00

Kurayoshi Station

Tottori Chubu International Tourist Support Center: JR Kurayoshi Station
Phone:+81-858-24-5024  Opening:10:00-18:00

Sakaiminato Station

Sakaiminato City Tourist Information Center: JR Sakaiminato Station
Phone:+81-859-47-0121  Opening:9:00-17:00

Matsue Station

Matsue International Tourist Information Center: JR Matsue Station
Phone:+81-852-21-4034  Opening:9:00-18:00

Yonago Kitaro Air Port

Information Desk: 1F Terminal Bldg.
For Seoul flights: Open from arrival to departure time (Sun, Tue, Fri)
For Hong Kong flights: (Wed, Sat)

Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport

Information Desk: 1F Arrival Lobby

Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine

Shinmondori Visitor Center: Shinmon Street, Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine
Phone:+81-853-53-2298  Opening:9:00-17:00

Adachi Museum of Art

Adachi Museum of Art International Tourist Information Desk: Adachi Museum of Art
Phone:+81-854-28-7111  Opening:9:00-17:00

Money

You can exchange money at Yonago Kitaro Airport at a money exchange machine or at some major banks. Exchanging money at the airport is recommended.

There are ATMs that accept foreign credit cards at some convenience stores (Seven Eleven), Yonago Kitaro Airport and other places.

Yonago Kitaro Airport

Tottori Bank, Sanin Godo Bank, Post Office

Seven Eleven

Communication & Electricity

Wi-Fi

 

Major Free Wi-Fi Spots

Wi-Fi
Airport

Yonago Kitaro Airport
Tottori Sand Dunes Conan Airport
Izumo Airport
Hagi / Iwami Airport
Oki Island Global Geopark Airport

Station

Tottori Station
Yonago Station
Matsue Station

Airport

Warabe Toy Museum, Shimane Art Museum, Shimane Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe, Matsue History Museum

Station

Lowson
Family Mart
Seven Eleven

Power outlet

Climate and clothing

*Illustrated clothing is just a guide

Emergency

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