From Takamatsu Port by bus


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Arrived from Naoshima 直島 or Shodoshima 小豆島 by ferry, go left along a roofed passage.

When you see a brick building, turn right and cross a square for a big street.

Arrived from Megijima 女木島 and Ogijima 男木島 by ferry or from Naoshima 直島 and Teshima 豊島 by high-speed boat, go straight and cross a square for the big street.

That main street is named “Chuo-dori Street 中央通り” with trees.

Turn right at the crossroad for the Hotel Clement Takamatsu.

Go down to JR Takamatsu Station along with the hotel building.

When you see benches on your right, cross the square to the far right.


Free Wi-Fi is available around this square.



Going across the square, you see a local bus terminal.

Departure time and bus stop are displayed on an electric bulletin board.

Following buses go to “Takayobi-mae 高予備前”, the nearest bus stop from wakabaya in 14 to 20 minutes for 240JPY.

You can pay the fare with cash or prepaid transportation cards such as Suica and ICOCA.

BUS STOP 7: route 73 and 75

BUS STOP 8: route 61, 63, 65, 67 and bus for Hiketa 引田

Arriving at Takayobi-mae 高予備前, walk back to the direction where the bus came from.

Cross the street at a push-button signal really nearby the bus stop and keep walking in the same direction again.

Turn left at the next corner with a signboard of Date Hospital 伊達病院.

This corner is before a bridge.

You’ll find wakabaya on your left very soon.


Map from Takayobi-mae Bus Stop to wakabaya