The Official Okuizumo Travel Guide*


Where is Okuizumo?

It takes a little extra effort to get here, but the rewards are worth it. The beautiful countryside and traditional way of life offer a unique experience of the good old japan.

By car

When using a navigation device you can use the address and / or the phone number 0854-54-2260 of the Okuizumo tourist information center (or the address of your accommodation).
The tourist association is located centrally in the Okuizumo town, and is a convenient place to arrive with a public toilet, shop and tourist information all in one location.

Okuizumo Tourist information center
641-22 Minari Okuizumo cho Nitagun Shimane 699‐1511

Okuizumo is located about 40 kilometres from Matue train station.
By car, the journey from Matue takes about 1 hour. Okuizmo area is around 360 square kilometers so it may take a bit longer depending on your exact destination. It takes less than an hour from Izumo air port too. Rent a car facility is also available in both Matsue city and Izumo airport.

By train

If you are using public transport, there are no buses from Matsue or Izumo. Take a local train from JR Matue station or JR Izumo station. You have to Transfer at JR Shinji station to JR kisuki line. It takes around 2 hours from both Matue and Izumo. If you are not in a hurry and if you like the local Japanese railway lines, this is one of the best.

The Official Okuizumo Travel Guide

If you have any questions or traveling around this area feel free to contact us.

+81 854 54 2260