Getting to Tokunoshima Island
The Tokunoshima ferry operates between Okinawa and Kagoshima stopping at Kametoku port in Tokunoshima. Hetono Seaport in Amagi on the island offers ferries to Kagoshima and Amami-Oshima. If you have arrived in Tokyo and are wondering how to get to Tokunoshima, your next stop is Kagoshima Airport. It will take approximately one hour and 50 minutes to fly from Tokyo to Kagoshima Airport with the JAL Japan Explorer Pass. From there, you will travel to Tokunoshima Airport, located on the northwest side of the island. The trip from Kagoshima Airport to Tokunoshima Airport will take approximately one hour to one hour and 20 minutes, depending on the type of aircraft you select.
If you are traveling from Osaka, the trip from Itami Airport to Kagoshima Airport takes approximately one hour and 15 minutes using the JAL Japan Explorer Pass. Once you have arrived at Kagoshima Airport, the second leg to Tokunoshima Airport takes one hour to one hour and 20 minutes, depending on your aircraft selection. Flights between Kagoshima and Tokunoshima Airport are operated by Japan Air Commuter, a group company of Japan Airlines. Explore JAL Japan Explorer Pass to visit Tokunoshima Island.