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Updated: April 2, 2018

Take a trip to Tokyo’s islands, full of unspoiled nature and local charm and easily accessible from the Kanto region by ship and plane.

To get to the Izu or Ogasawara islands from Tokyo, you either take a passenger ship from Takeshiba Pier or a plane. It is best to make a reservation by phone. Takeshiba Pier is a minute’s walk from Yurikamome Takeshiba Station. Receive your tickets and board at the Takeshiba Passenger Ship Terminal.

Planes depart from Chofu Airport. Helicopters also fly between Tokyo and the Izu Islands. For details on ticket reservations and boarding procedures, visit the operator’s website.

Ships to Islands

Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 1 hr 45 min. by jetfoil high-speed boat or approx. 6 hr boat ride (overnight)
Arrival point Oshima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 2 hr 44 min. by jetfoil high-speed boat or approx. 7 hr 35 min. boat ride
Arrival point Toshima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 2 hr 40 min. by jetfoil high-speed boat or approx. 8 hr 30 min. boat ride(overnight)
Arrival point Niijima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 3 hr by jetfoil high-speed boat or approx. 9 hr boat ride (overnight)
Arrival point Shikinejima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 3 hr 30 min. by jetfoil high-speed boat or approx. 9 hr 55 min. boat ride (overnight)
Arrival point Kozushima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 6 hr 30 min. (overnight)
Arrival point Miyakejima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 7 hr 25 min. (overnight)
Arrival point Mikurashima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Tokai Kisen
Time required Approx. 10 hr 20 min. (overnight)
Arrival point Hachijojima island
Departure point Hachijojima island
Operation company Izu Shoto Kaihatsu
Time required Approx. 3 hr
Arrival point Aogashima island
Departure point Takeshiba Pier
Operation company Ogasawara Kaiun
Time required Approx. 24 hr
Arrival point Chichijima island
Departure point Chichijima island
Operation company Ogasawara Kaiun
Time required Approx. 2 hr
Arrival point Hahajima islands

Travel times are for normal conditions, and may vary somewhat depending on the weather.

Airplanes to Islands

Departure point Haneda Airport
Operation company ANA
Time required Approx. 55 min.
Arrival point Hachijojima island
Departure point Chofu Airport
Operation company New Central Airservice
Time required Approx. 25 min.
Arrival point Oshima island
Departure point Chofu Airport
Operation company New Central Airservice
Time required Approx. 40 min.
Arrival point Niijima island
Departure point Niijima island
Operation company Tokai Kisen or Shinshin Kisen
Time required Approx. 15 min. shuttle boat
Arrival point Shikinejima island
Departure point Chofu Airport
Operation company New Central Airservice
Time required Approx. 45 min.
Arrival point Kozushima island
Departure point Chofu Airport
Operation company New Central Airservice
Time required Approx. 50 min.
Arrival point Miyakejima island
Departure point Chofu Airport
Operation company Toho Air Service Helicopter
Time required Approx. 20 min.
Arrival point Aogashima island

Travel times are for normal conditions, and may vary somewhat depending on the weather.

Fares

Seven of the Izu Oshima Island, Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima, Kozushima, Miyakejima, and Mikurashima—are relatively close to Tokyo. Travel times are 6–10 hours by passenger ship or large passenger ship, 2–3.5 hours by high-speed jet ferry, and 60 minutes by plane. Fares range from 3,000 yen to 25,000 yen for ship, and from 12,000 yen to 17,000 yen for plane.

Hachijojima and Aogashima islands are accessible in 11–14 hours by passenger ship and 1–1.5 hours by plane. Fares range from 8,000 yen to 31,000 yen for ship, and from 22,000 yen to 34,000 yen for plane. The two inhabited Ogasawara Islands—Chichijima and Hahajima—require a whole day’s trip by passenger ship. There are no flights to the islands. Fares range from 23,000 yen to 78,000 yen.

The fares given are as of October 2017. Note that prices fluctuate according to the time of year.

For details, visit the operator’s website.

For Oshima, Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima, Kozushima, and Miyakejima islands

Tokai Kisen

Shinshin Kisen (JPN)

ANA

New Central Airservice (JPN)

For Aogashima, Chichijima, and Hahajima island

Izu Shotou Kaihatsu (JPN)

OgasawaraKaiun

Tokyo Ai-land Shuttle (Toho Air Service) (JPN)

Related links

Tokyo Tourist Information

ANA

TOHO AIR SERVICE Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Ai-land Shuttle)

Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd.

OgasawaraKaiun

TOKYO PORT TERMINAL CORPORATION

The information given is as of October 2017. Contents are subject to change without notice. For details, visit the operator’s website or contact the operator.