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Kochi Airport

Kochi Ryoma Airport (KCZ)


The airport is located eight miles (13km) east of the city of Kochi.

Getting to the city

Travellers can catch the airport bus (Kochi Station Tourist Bus) to Kochi Station. The journey takes 40 minutes and tickets can be bought from a vending machine outside the arrivals lobby. Taxis are also available outside the airport terminal, but are a lot more expensive. Car rentals can be made from the arrival lobby.


Local time is GMT +9

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Times Car Rental, Europcar, Orix, Japan Car Rental, Budget Rent a Car and Nissan Car Rental. Car rentals can be made from the car rental counter in the arrivals lobby.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the airport terminal. They can be hailed from the taxi stand or booked in advance. It is around a 35-minute drive to the Kochi Train Station. Drivers are unlikely to speak English so it is a good idea to have the destination written down in Japanese or to point it out on a map as a precaution.


Airport facilities include a coffee shop, a restaurant, a cafe, an observation deck, shops, an ATM, prepaid computer work stations, coin-operated lockers, a nursery, massage chairs, a special pilgrim's changing room and a police station.


Parking is available outside the terminal at Kochi Airport.



There are coin-operated internet access points available for ¥100 per 10 minutes.

Kochi Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.