Where exactly is Setouchi?

The Seto Inland Sea is located between the Honshu and Shikoku regions, with the coastal areas also commonly referred to as ‘Setouchi’. Home to over a thousand islands, both big and small, the Seto Inland Sea is well-known for its outstanding natural beauty with spectacular sea and mountain views abound.

[Map] Honshu, Shikoku and Seto Inland Sea
[Photo] Landscape of islands in the Setouchi

How to get there?

It takes about 80 minutes to get to Takamatsu Airport, which is located within the Setouchi area, from Haneda Airport. The limousine bus ride from Takamatsu Airport to Takamatsu Port takes about 45 minutes. From there, you can get to the Setouchi Islands by ferry.

  • 6 Daily Flights from Haneda to Takamatsu

Haneda Airport

[Icon] Airplane
Domestic Flight
About 80mins

Takamatsu Airport

[Icon] Bus
Limousine bus
About 45mins

Takamatsu Station

[Icon] Walk
About 5mins

Takamatsu Port

[Icon] Ferry
To each island

SETOUCHI triennale 2025

Spring :
April 18 - May 25
Summer :
August 1 - August 31
Autumn :
October 3 - November 9

The Setouchi Triennale takes place in the picturesque Seto Inland Sea, once every three years on twelve islands and two ports in Kagawa and Okayama Prefectures. The theme is “Restoration of the Sea,” and the art festival aims to revitalize formerly-thriving island communities in this beautiful natural environment and transform the region into a Sea of Hope.


What to do in Setouchi