Access

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is located in Motobu Town, on the grounds of Ocean Expo Park.

Visitors can choose from a variety of modes of transportation to get to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium: car (including rental car), express bus, local bus and taxi.
It takes about two hours by car from Naha Airport (via the Okinawa Expressway) and approximately three hours by express bus. Visit the Ocean Expo Park website for detailed information on access options.Ocean Expo Park website.

Travel by car

Follow “Ocean Expo Park” signs on the road.

Some car GPS navigation systems may not be able to locate Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Please search for directions to both “Ocean Expo Commemorative Park” and “Ocean Expo Park.”

How to find the aquarium using GPS

MAPCODE:553075797
Search for this phone number. 0980-48-2741

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The north gate parking lot is recommended for aquarium visitors.

The north gate parking lot (P7 multilevel parking lot) is the closest to the aquarium.
Look for the P7 (Aquarium Parking Lot) sign.

    • Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are available in the north gate parking lot (10 stations on the ground level and two on the third level).
      ※As the stations provided are of the standard type, it takes about five to seven hours for a full charge.
      ※Electricity is provided free of charge, but please note that station availability is limited. (Reservations are not accepted.)
    • Parking lots at Ocean Expo Park are free.
    • For visitors entering through the central gate parking lot (P3, P5), turn right at the Park Information Center (Haisai Plaza) and proceed straightforward(north).
    • Trolley service is available within Ocean Expo Park. A boarding ticket is required.
    • Visit the Ocean Expo Park website for detailed information on the parking lots. The Ocean Expo Park Parking Information.
    • Visit the Ocean Expo Park website for information on the trolley service.

The schedule of expressway buses from/to the airport

*The distance between the bus stop and the aquarium is about a 10min walk.

  • Extraction of only expressway buses from Naha Airport to Kinen Koen Mae (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium) bus stop on the outbound route

    Ryu=Ryukyu Bus Kotsu, Oki=Okinawa Bus, Na=Naha Bus, To=Toyo Bus, Yanbaru=Yanbaru Express Bus, Limousine=Airport Limousine Bus, Ka=Karry Kanko Churaumi Liner

    No Operating
    company
    Route
    number
    Domestic
    Passenger
    Terminal
    International
    Passenger
    Terminal
    Kinen Koen Mae Churaumi
    Aquarium
    Mae
    1 Yanbaru 1 6:40 6:41 8:58 9:00
    2 Na 117 7:00 7:01 9:13 --
    3 Yanbaru 3 7:35 7:36 10:03 10:05
    4 Ryu 117 8:10 8:11 10:28 --
    5 Yanbaru 5 8:35 8:36 11:03 11:05
    6 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 3 9:00 9:02 11:58 --
    7 Ryu 117 9:20 9:21 11:33 --
    8 Yanbaru 101
    Rapid
    9:40 -- 11:48 11:50
    9 Oki 117 9:55 9:56 12:08 --
    10 Ka 5 10:00 10:01 12:07 --
    11 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 5
    Rapid
    10:20 10:22 12:24 --
    12 Yanbaru 7 10:35 10:36 12:58 13:00
    13 Na 117 10:40 10:41 12:53 --
    14 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 7 11:00 11:02 13:56 --
    15 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 9
    Rapid
    11:30 11:32 13:34 --
    16 Limousine DE85 11:40 11:42 14:26 --
    17 Yanbaru 9 11:50 11:51 14:05 14:07
    18 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 11 12:30 12:32 15:34 --
    19 Na 117 12:55 12:56 15:08 --
    20 Limousine DE87 13:10 13:12 15:58 --
    21 Ryu 117 13:35 13:36 15:48 --
    22 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 13
    Rapid
    13:45 13:47 15:49 --
    23 Oki 117 14:00 14:01 16:13 --
    24 Na 117 14:25 14:26 16:38 --
    25 Yanbaru 11 14:30 14:31 16:45 16:47
    26 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 15 14:40 14:42 17:40 --
    27 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 17 15:30 15:32 18:31 --
    28 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 19 16:30 16:32 19:31 --
    29 Yanbaru 13 16:50 16:51 19:05 19:07
    30 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 21 17:50 17:52 20:53 --
    31 Yanbaru 15 18:50 18:51 21:13 21:15
    32 Yanbaru 17 20:00 20:01 22:20 22:22
  • Extraction of only the inbound route from the Kinen Koen Mae (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium) bus stop to Naha Airport

    Ryu=Ryukyu Bus Kotsu, Oki=Okinawa Bus, Na=Naha Bus, To=Toyo Bus, Yanbaru=Yanbaru Express Bus, Limousine=Airport Limousine Bus, Ka=Karry Kanko Churaumi Liner

    No Operating
    company
    Route
    number
    Churaumi
    Aquarium Mae
    Kinen
    Koen
    Mae
    Domestic
    Passenger
    Terminal
    International
    Passenger
    Termi
    nal
    1 Yanbaru 2 5:23 5:25 7:43 7:46
    2 Yanbaru 4 6:53 6:55 9:15 9:18
    3 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 2
    Rapid
    -- 7:30 9:33 9:35
    4 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 4
    Rapid
    -- 8:00 10:03 10:05
    5 Yanbaru 6 8:23 8:25 10:48 10:51
    6 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 6 -- 9:00 11:59 12:01
    7 Limousine E184 -- 9:06 11:21 11:26
    8 Na 117 -- 9:57 12:06 12:10
    9 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 8 -- 10:30 13:29 13:31
    10 Ryu 117 -- 10:52 13:01 13:05
    11 Yanbaru 8 11:13 11:15 13:38 13:41
    12 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 10 -- 11:30 14:29 14:31
    13 Limousine E188 -- 11:46 14:01 14:06
    14 Ka 2 -- 12:09 14:52 -
    15 Ryu 117 -- 12:17 14:26 14:30
    16 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 12
    Rapid
    -- 12:30 14:33 14:35
    17 Oki 117 -- 12:57 15:06 15:10
    18 Ka 4 -- 13:09 15:52 -
    19 Yanbaru 10 13:18 13:20 15:43 15:46
    20 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 14 -- 13:30 16:29 16:31
    21 Ka 6 -- 13:45 16:28 -
    22 Na 117 -- 13:52 16:01 16:05
    23 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 16 -- 14:00 16:59 17:01
    24 Yanbaru 102
    Rapid
    14:13 14:20 16:45 16:48
    25 Ryu 117 -- 14:47 17:01 17:05
    26 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 18 -- 15:00 17:59 18:01
    27 Yanbaru 12 15:13 15:20 17:43 17:46
    28 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 20
    Rapid
    -- 15:30 17:33 17:35
    29 Limousine DE190 -- 15:36 18:41 18:46
    30 Na 117 -- 15:47 18:06 18:10
    31 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 22 -- 16:00 18:59 19:01
    32 Ryu 117 -- 16:22 18:46 18:50
    33 Yanbaru 14 16:23 16:30 19:09 19:12
    34 Oki 117 -- 16:52 19:16 19:20
    35 Okinawa Airport Shuttle 24 -- 17:00 19:59 20:01
    36 Na 117 -- 17:17 19:41 19:45
    37 Yanbaru 16 17:23 17:30 20:01 20:04
 
 
  • Airport Bus stop

    Aboard-Buses Guidance①
    • Okinawa Airport Shuttle
    • Karry Kanko Churaumi Liner
    Aboard-Buses Guidance②
    • Yanbaru Express Bus
    • Route 111
    • Route 117
    Aboard-Buses Guidance③
    • Nago Bus Turminal
    Airport Limousine Bus stop
    • Limousine Bus
  • Nago Bus Turminal Bus stop

    • Route 111
    • Route 117
    • To Aquarium
    • To Naha Airport
    • リムジンバス
    • To Aquarium
    • To Naha Airport

Inquiries

Inquiries regarding Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
905-0206
424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture

TEL:+81-980-48-3748

FAX:+81-980-48-4444

Inquiries