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From Motobu Port (Motobu Town) to Ie Port

Ie Island (North)


For access to Ie Island from mainland Okinawa, the Ieshima and Gusuku ferries leave from Motobu Port. The Ieshima ferry offers shipping service for vehicles, but there is a free parking lot at the port, and rental cars and bicycles are available on Ie Island so that people can also enjoy travelling without the cost of taking their own vehicles.

Ieshima / Gusuku ferries
Departing from: Motobu Port
Duration: 30 minutes
Transport service: Passengers, cargo, vehicles

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*Adult fares are for passengers aged 12 years and older (junior high school students and over).
*Children’s fares are for passengers aged 6-11 years old. (elementary school students)
*Group discounts are available for 15 or more passengers booking together.
*One child under the age of 5 per paying adult may travel for free.

Access to Motobu Port

Regular timetable

*Advance booking is available from two months before departure date (ticket office is open 7:30-18:30)
*Please be onboard the vessel at least 10 minutes before scheduled departure time.
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*Reservation required for shipping vehicles.
*Early reservation is recommended as it will be offered on a first-come-first served basis (car capacity: 33).
*Vehicle fares also include the fare for one person.
*Vehicle must be cleared 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.
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Please check the official website of Ie Village to confirm seat availability and the latest schedule.

>>> Official website for Ie Village (Japanese only)

For more information: Ie Village Government Office
Tel: 0980-49-2255 (Japanese only)