Seishun 18 Trips

Travel by Local Train: Okayama – Shikoku

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Shikoku by local train. From Okayama on the JR Sanyo Line, cross the Seto-ohashi Bridge and aim for Takamatsu, Matsuyama, Uwajima or Kochi. We recommend planning your trip together with the ferry to Shikoku.


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Cheap Train Tickets & Rail Passes

Ordinary ticket (over 101 kilometers)

Good value. You can get off the train many times in one direction from the departure station to the arrival station. Limited express trains are available for an additional fee.

 Takamatsu – Matsuyama = Fare ¥3560 (valid for 2 days – daily cost ¥1780)

 Takamatsu – Yawatahama = Fare ¥4660 (valid for 3 days – daily cost about ¥1553)

 Takamatsu – Kochi = Fare ¥2790 (valid for 2 days – daily cost about ¥1395)

Seishun 18 Kippu

The most popular seasonal rail pass with Japanese tourists, the Seishun 18 Kippu is five flexible days of unlimited travel on local and rapid trains for ¥12,050. It can be shared up to five people. A supplement is payable on the reserved seat (ordinary class) and non-reserved Green Car.