How to get to the Okinawa Islands

The transportation hub for the Okinawa Islands is Naha on the Okinawa Main Island. Therefore, please refer to our Okinawa Main Island orientation page for access details.

How to get around the Okinawa Islands

Ferries and airplanes connect Okinawa Main Island with the other islands of the Okinawa archipelago.

Kume Island and Yoron Island in neighboring Kagoshima Prefecture have airports with several daily flights to Naha. Furthermore, most inhabited islands of the Okinawa archipelago are connected with Naha Port and/or other ports on the Okinawa Main Island by ferries.

Below are access details for some major islands in the Okinawa archipelago. Prices are approximate and refer to one way journeys.

To Kume Island:
See our Kume Island page for details.

To Kerama Islands:
See our Kerama Islands page for details.

To Aguni Island:
2 hours, 3470 yen by ferry from Naha

To Iheya Island:
80 minutes, 2480 yen by ferry from Unten Port on the Motobu Peninsula

To Ie Island:
30 minutes, 730 yen by ferry from Motobu Port on the Motobu Peninsula

Visit our Okinawa Honto orientation page for information on how to get around Okinawa Main Island.

Hotels around Okinawa Island

Recommended Hotels
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Okinawa Kenchomae
Reliable business hotel within walking distance of Kokusaidori Street and the monorail.
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Hotel JAL City Naha
Conveniently located in the center of Kokusaidori Street in Naha.
Hotel Nikko Alivila
One of the best luxury resort hotels on Okinawa.
InterContinental ANA Manza Beach Resort
One of the most popular beach resort hotels on Okinawa Island.
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JAL Private Resort Okuma
A leading beach resort in the sparsely populated north of Okinawa Island.
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