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Flights to Ishigaki, Japan, from Australia usually take between 14 and 22 hours. Flights from Sydney Airport to Painushima Ishigaki Airport, Ishigaki, normally take around 14 hours and include a single stopover. Flights from Melbourne Airport to Ishigaki generally take around 18 hours and also include just one stop. You can also fly to Ishigaki in around 18 hours from Perth Airport, but this route will usually involve two stopovers.

There are currently no direct flights available from Australia to Ishigaki, Japan. When you fly to Ishigaki from Sydney, you will often have to stopover in Hong Kong before you touch down in Japan. Flights from Melbourne, meanwhile, will often involve a brief stopover in Tokyo. Those travelling on cheap Ishigaki flight deals from Perth Airport will likely have to make a stop in Singapore and then another at Nagoya Chubu Airport before they arrive at their destination. Flights from Brisbane and Adelaide may also require travellers to change first at Sydney Airport and then again in Tokyo before they fly on to Ishigaki.

Those flying to Ishigaki could potentially find better pricing at Tarama Airport (63 km from Ishigaki city centre), Shimojishima Airport (113 km from Ishigaki city centre), Yonaguni Airport (120 km from Ishigaki city centre) or Miyakojima Hirara Airport (125 km from Ishigaki city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

You can find deals at Miyakojima Hirara Airport for $460pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Airports near Ishigaki

Below you will find all the airports in Ishigaki along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Ishigaki Airport?

There are a number of convenient ways that visitors to Ishigaki can reach the city centre. There is a bus stop directly outside the terminal entrance, from which local buses depart very regularly. There are also several shuttle bus services that are run by car hire companies operating within Ishigaki airport. You can also take a taxi from outside Ishigaki Airport; the taxi rank is located just outside the main terminal doors.

Visa requirements for visiting Ishigaki

You will need a valid passport to travel to Japan from Australia. However, you do not need a visa to make this trip unless you plan to stay in the country for more than 90 days. Instead, you will be granted a Temporary Visitor Pass and will need to have your passport stamped when you enter the country. This will allow you to move around Japan during your stay.

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Best things to do and see in Ishigaki

Ishigaki is a popular tourist destination in Japan and is situated in the coastal region of Okinawa Prefecture. Visitors to Ishigaki can head to beaches, such as Kabira Bay and Yonehara Beach. Boat tours in glass-bottomed boats are available from Kabira Park (where Kabira Beach is located) and allow tourists to take in the array of tropical fish and marine life that the area is home to. Yonehara Beach is also a great spot for swimming or snorkeling for those who love the water. Ishigaki also has lots of great walking areas. Hike the trail up to Uganzaki Lighthouse, which has spectacular views of the surrounding region. The lighthouse also features a memorial monument to the victims of a shipwreck that occurred at the site in 1952. Banna Park is also a wonderful area to walk and contains a large area of tropical greenery, with accessible walking and cycling trails for visitors to explore. If you want to learn about local history and see some native wildlife, why not take a trip out to Ishigaki Yaima Village? The village recreates an authentic Japanese house, with historical artefacts inside, and is home to a group of squirrel monkeys.

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