Shuttle bus (bicycle transportation service is available)

Operating Date:
Sunday, October 30th, 2022 ※Place for storing bicycles will be at the reception on the day before the event.
Operating Route・Operating Hours:
【Inbound Route】

(1) Each Area ⇒ Imabari Cycle Station (Imabari Branch of Shikoku-Seino Co., Ltd.)

Departure place ETD (subject to change) ETA (subject to change)
Fukuyama area 4:00 6:00
Onomichi area 4:30
Matsuyama area
  • ※Please note that the schedule is tentative as of now and is subject to change in the future.
  • ※ After arriving at Imabari Cycle Station, you will need to travel to the starting point by yourself (approximately 2 kilometers).

(2) Each area ⇒Onomichi Cycle Station (Mukaishima Sports Park)

Departure place ETD (subject to change) ETA (subject to change)
Imabari area 3:30 5:00
Fukuyama area 4:00
  • ※Please note that the schedule is tentative as of now and is subject to change in the future.

【Return Route】

(1) Imabari Cycle Station (Imabari Branch of Shikoku-Seino Co., Ltd.) ⇒ Each Area

Place of arrival ETD (subject to change) ETA (subject to change)
Fukuyama area 11:30~18:00 12:30~19:30
Onomichi area
Matsuyama area
  • ※Please note that the schedule is tentative as of now and is subject to change in the future.

(2) Finishing point in Onomichi ⇒ Each Area

Place of arrival ETD (subject to change) ETA (subject to change)
Imabari area 12:00~16:30 13:00~18:00
Fukuyama area
  • ※Please note that the schedule is tentative as of now and is subject to change in the future.

Fares:
One person <one way> 4,000 yen <return> 8,000 yen
※Bicycle transportation is included in the fares above.
※There are no refunds or discounts for passengers without bicycles.

Reservation period:
from mid-June to the end of July (subject to change)
How to reserve:
Applications are only accepted on the reservation website (open mid-June)

Charter boat (bicycles are allowed)

(1) Charter boat early in the morning

Charter boat will be operated for participants of the event who stay in Kamijima Town

Operating Date:
Sunday, October 30th, 2022
Operating Route・Operating Hours (subject to change)

From Kamijima Town to the starting point in Imabari <For Course C-H>

Yuge Port Imabari Port
4:50 5:50
  • ※Please note that the schedule is tentative as of now and is subject to change in the future.
  • ※After arriving at Imabari Port, you will need to travel to the starting point by yourself
    – Imabari Port ⇒ Imabari Interchange (Courses C–G): Approximately 4 km
    – Imabari Port ⇒ Kurushima Kaikyo Service Area (Course H): Approximately 6.5 km
  • ※Please use a regular service for your return trip.
Fares:
To the starting point in Imabari…One person <one way> 2,500 yen
Reservation period:
from mid-June to the end of July (subject to change)
How to reserve:
Applications are only accepted on the reservation website (open mid-June)

(2) Charter boat for participants in Course G

Charter boat for participants in Course G (Imabari⇒Kamijima) and return to Imabari area after finishing

Operating Date:
Sunday, October 30th, 2022
Operating Route・Operating Hours (subject to change):

From Yuge Port to Imabari Port (for about 1 hour to 1 hour and a half)
①14:00~ ②14:30~ ③15:00~ ④16:00~

  • ※Please note that the schedule is tentative as of now and is subject to change in the future.
  • ※The arrival time at Imabari Port may vary depending on the velocity of the charter boat.
  • ※Boats are available on a first-come first-served basis. Please understand in advance that you may be asked to wait for the next service when the boat is loaded to capacity.
  • ※For journeys back from Imabari Port, participants need to travel by themselves.
    – Imabari Port ⇒ Imabari Station: Approximately 1.5 km
    – Imabari Port ⇒ Parking for participants: Approximately 6.5 km
Fares:
One person <one way> 2,500 yen
Reservation period:
from mid-June to the end of July (subject to change)
How to reserve:
Applications are only accepted on the reservation website (open mid-June)

Notes

  • Shuttle buses and charter boats are by advance booking only. You cannot arrange any on the day of the event.
  • You are not allowed to load your bicycle onto a shuttle bus. It needs to be transported in a truck.
  • If you take an inbound shuttle bus, your bicycle will be kept when you check in the day before.
  • Participants need to remove the front wheel, place their bike in an event-provided cardboard box and reassemble without help.
  • Participants must prepare the needed tools for removing the front wheel and reassembly.
  • If you book a shuttle bus or charter boat, you will be asked to show a printout or screenshot on your smartphone of the booking complete screen that confirms your name before boarding. Please make sure that you bring it with you.
  • We take the utmost care in handling your baggage when we transport your bicycles. However, please note that neither the event organizer, travel agency nor carrier will assume any responsibility whatsoever for any damage or loss, such as breakage or scratches, loss or theft of transported goods, or exposure of your bicycle to waves due to high waves or winds, during transport. Thank you for your understanding in advance of applying.

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Cycling Shimanami is a cycling event held on the majestic "Shimanami Kaido". Join us to experience the amazing scenery of the glittering ocean and numerous islands dotting the Seto Inland Sea.