Yamaguchi Ube Airport is located in between Shimonoseki City and Yamaguchi City in the heart of Yamaguchi Prefecture. Many people use this airport as the air gateway to Yamaguchi Prefecture. If you use a rental car from the airport, you can go to Yamaguchi City or Shimonoseki city in about 30 minutes. Roads including expressways to these areas are well-developed. Including Ube City of course, there are plenty of facilities for businesses, dining and accommodations. It might be ideal to make this airport area as a base for your trip if you are planning to go sightseeing all around Yamaguchi Prefecture. Ube City has very convenient access for travelling to the major tourist attractions of Yamaguchi Prefecture.
If you're going to rent a car at the Yamaguchi Ube Airport・・・
Travelling by rental car is the most convenient way if you are planning to start your sightseeing from the Yamaguchi Ube Airport. Although there is public transportation such as Sanden Bus in Ube City, you may end up with significant time loss depending on the timetable of the transport. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to rent a car at the Yamaguchi Ube Airport where there are plenty of service offices of major rental car companies.