Okinawa Travel Guide including Okinawa travel attractions, Okinawa hotels, maps and the best options to travel to Okinawa.

By air
Most visitors arrive in Naha, the capital of Okinawa and the only airport that receives international flights. Domestic flights do connect major Japanese cities to practically all Okinawan islands, but prices can be steep and using an airpass may allow considerable savings.

By ship
There are weekly ferries to Tokyo and some other Japanese cities. One weekly ferry links Kaohsiung and Keelung to Miyako and Ishigaki (16-19 hours), but note that the exact route changes weekly.

Get around
Ferry and air connections links the islands together, but many of them are simply so small in population that scheduled services may be infrequent and prices high. If travelling by boat in late summer, note that the area around Okinawa is known as Typhoon Alley for a reason.

(Article based on Wikitravel article by Wikitravel users Based on work by  Jpatokal. Based on work by Sakurai Midori, Jose Ramos, Mark Jaroski, Craig Fryer, Ted O'Neill, Yann Forget and Paul N. Richter, Wikitravel user(s) Nikita Borisov and Nils and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.  Article used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 1.0.)



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