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Advantages of Location

Engaging Asia from Western Japan
With a fully established land, sea, and air transportation network, Okayama is a crucial junction for transportation in western Japan.
Furthermore, the high number of direct services to Asia on air and sea routes allow for business activities that include the Asian market.

A Junction for Land Transport in Western Japan

Two highways, running east to west, intersect with a high way which runs from the Sea of Japan, through the Seto Inland Sea, to the Pacific Ocean, at two separate points within Okayama Prefecture, making it one of the most prominent cross points in Japan.

  • Access Time to Okayama from Major Cities
Access Time to Okayama from Major Cities
City Bullet Train Car (highway)
Tokyo 3hrs 9mins
Nagoya 1hr 35mins
Osaka 44mins 2hrs
Kobe 31mins 1hr 30mins
Hiroshima 35mins 1hr 40mins
Yonago 1hr 50mins
Takamatsu 1hr

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Direct Routes to Asia from the Port of Mizushima

Connected to various Asian markets through 18 regular container services a week over 17 shipping routes.

  • Regular International Container Shipping Routes
Direct Routes to Asia from the Port of Mizushima
South Korea Busan, Incheon, Ulsan, Pohang
China Shanghai, Dalian, Tsingtao, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Ningbo, Tianjin
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang
Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taichung, Taipei
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Air Routes that Provide Superior Accessibility

Air Routes that Provide Superior Accessibility
Okayama Airport experiences few cancellations, allowing for peace of mind in business use.
Services to Seoul and Shanghai are operated on a daily basis, making the access environment to Asia in particular outstanding.
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