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Getting Here

Arriving in Ube is straightforward, whether by plane, train, bus, or car, thanks to the multitude of travel options available. Navigating from Shin Yamaguchi Bullet Train Station to Ube is particularly easy. For those coming from Tokyo, the journey is even simpler, with six flights departing daily from Haneda Airport. Positioned just a seamless one-and-a-half-hour journey from Hiroshima, combining the speed of bullet trains with the charm of local trains, Ube is conveniently accessible at any time of the year

Map showing where Yamaguchi Prefecture is in relation to Tokyo

Where is Yamaguchi Prefecture located in relation to Tokyo?

Yamaguchi Prefecture is located far southwest of Honshu, the main island of Japan.


If you're traveling from Tokyo, you'll typically journey southwest on a bullet train, passing cities like Osaka and Hiroshima, before reaching Yamaguchi Prefecture.


It is renowned for its scenic coastlines along the Seto Inland Sea and the Sea of Japan, as well as for its rich historical and cultural sites.

The closest station for reaching Ube is

Shin-Yamaguchi Station.

By Ground

By Train

From Hiroshima
Hiroshima Station
 Approx. 30min Sanyo Shinkansen 

Shin Yamaguchi Station

↓ Approx. 50 min JR Ube Line

 Ube Shinkawa Station

From Fukuoka

Fukuoka  (Hakata Station)

↓ Approx. 40min Sanyo Shinkansen

Asa Station

↓ Approx 30min JR Ube Line

Ube Shinkawa Station 

By Bus

Airport Shuttle Bus + Local bus (From Shin Yamaguchi Station)

・Shin Yamaguchi Station

 ↓Approx. 25min Airport Shuttle

   Yamaguchi Ube Airport

・Yamaguchi Ube Airport

   ↓Approx. 10min Local Bus

   Ube Shinkawa Station

By Taxi

・Shin Yamaguchi Station

   ↓ Approx. 35min  

 Ube Shinkawa Station

・Yamaguchi City Central

 ↓Approx. 1 hour 

 Ube City Central

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By Air

Located just a 10-minute drive from downtown Ube, Yamaguchi Ube Airport is serviced by airlines that offer flights to Tokyo, including 6 daily non-stop flights with JAL, ANA, and STARFLYER.
Taxis, car services, and car rentals are readily available just steps outside the airport. Additionally, fully accessible public transit options to downtown Ube, specifically around Ube Shinkawa Station, include a city bus service heading towards Ube Shinkawa Station.

Photo of Yamaguchi Ube Airport
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