Access to Kimotsuki

Kimotsuki is easily accessible from both Kagoshima City and Kagoshima Airport. Once you arrive in town, the most convenient form of transportation is car or motorcycle.

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Kagoshima City

  • By bus:
    Take the new direct bus (Osumi hanto chokko basu / 大隅半島直行バス) for Kanoya city from bus stop #15 at Kagoshima-Chuo Station. The bus will take the Tarumizu Ferry. Stay on until Kanoya (Rina City Mae) and then take a local bus.
    (2 hrs)

  • By car:
    At the Kagoshima interchange, take the Kyushu Expressway. Continue to the Higashi-Kyushu Expressway and then onto Osumi Jukan Road.
    (1 hr 45 min)

  • By car and Sakurajima Ferry:
    Ride the ferry from Kagoshima Port to Sakurajima Port and take Route 224 to Route 220. Pass through Kanoya city.
    (1 hr 45 min)

     

  • By car and Tarumizu Ferry:
    Ride the ferry from Kamoike Port to Tarumizu Port. Take Route 220 and pass through Kanoya city.
    (1 hr 45 min)

Kagoshima Airport

  • By bus: 
    From the blue #4 bus stop, take the airport limousine bus headed for Kanoya. Stay on until Kanoya (Rina City Mae) and then take a local bus.
    (2 hrs)

  • By car:
    Take the Kyushu Expressway to the Higashi-Kyushu Expressway. Continue to Osumi Jukan Road.
    (1 hr 20 min)

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More travel resources

Kimotsuki Town Official Homepage

Kimotsuki Tourism Association

Kagoshima Travel Guide