As the summer heat subsides, now is the perfect time for travel. If you’re planning a trip in the Kansai area (Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, etc.) you should definitely take a day or two to swing by Awaji Island to enjoy activities, entertainments and gourmet food. Keep reading to learn about discounts for transportation, food, and recreation!
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Via Maiko Station or Sannomiya Station
If you’re traveling to Awaji Island on public transport, first head to Sannomiya Station (via JR Kobe Line, Hanshin Main Line, Hankyu Kobe Line, Seishin-Yamate Subway Line, Kaigan Subway Line), Maiko Station (JR Kobe Line), or Maiko-koen Station (Sanyo Main Line). Limousine buses can take you there from Kansai Int’l Airport and Osaka Int’l (Itami) Airport, as will the train lines above.
From Sannomiya and Maiko Stations, you can take the Kita-Awaji Nishi-Kaigan Line (Shinki Bus) highway bus for a direct line to the beautiful northwestern coast of Awaji Island. If you’re departing from Sannomiya, please note that there are two bus stops – the Awaji-bound bus departs from outside the shopping mall “Mint Kobe”.
Note: Please make sure you confirm which bus stop you need to board from by checking the Schedule Board indicated in the photo No.6.
Round-Trip Bus Tickets + Admission to Popular Facilities!
Save up to 1,690 yen with these ticket sets! Much better than buying tickets separately. These ticket sets are sold at the Shinki Bus terminal at Sannomiya Station, perfect for those passing through!
HELLO KITTY SMILE + Bus Ticket Plan
Round-trip tickets from Sannomiya or Kosoku-Maiko to Nojima-Ooishi, and an entry ticket to HELLO KITTY SMILE.
Adults: 3,490 yen
Middle/High School Students: 2,740 yen
Elementary School and Younger: 1,440 yen
HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX + Bus Ticket Plan
Round-trip tickets from Sannomiya or Kosoku-Maiko to Nojima-Ookawa, and an entry ticket to HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX.
Adults: 7,000 yen
Children: 3,500 yen
Dragon Quest Island + Bus Ticket Plan
Round-trip tickets from Sannomiya or Kosoku-Maiko to Hyogo Prefectural Awajishima Park, and an entry ticket to Dragon Quest Island (Nijigen no Mori).
Adults: 4,350 yen
Children: 1,870 yen
NARUTO & BORUTO Shinobi-zato + Bus Ticket Plan
Round-trip tickets from Sannomiya or Kosoku-Maiko to Hyogo Prefectural Awajishima Park, and an entry ticket to NARUTO & BORUTO Shinobi-zato (Nijigen no Mori).
Adults: 4,010 yen
Children: 1,620 yen
Free Shuttle Bus for Exploring Awaji
Unlimited free rides across the west coast on this super convenient (free!) shuttle bus that stops at all the popular facilities. Please tell the bus driver your destination when you board!
So, we’ve taken a look at some of your best options for travelling to Awaji Island. With its delicious produce and seafood and beautiful ocean sunset, the west coast of Awaji is a truly spectacular place. We can’t wait for you to visit!
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