Ferry to Hokkaido
6 Ferry crossings from 8 Ports
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Ferry to Hokkaido

Ferries to Hokkaido are provided by MOL Ferry & Shin Nihonkai Ferry.

Hokkaido Ferry Times

There are approximately 1 daily sailings and up to 11 weekly sailings to Hokkaido. Ferry timetables can change throughout the year and often increase during the high season. Use our deal finder for the most up to date sailing times and availability.

Ferry Ports of Hokkaido

There are 3 ferry ports in Hokkaido and Tomakomai ferry port is the most popular with 13 weekly sailings.

Ferry from Oarai to Tomakomai

The ferry from Oarai to Tomakomai sails approximately 13 times weekly, with a sailing duration of 17 hours 45 minutes. The Oarai Tomakomai ferry is £455.46 on average. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferry from Akita to Tomakomai Higashi

Ferries from Akita to Tomakomai Higashi sail approximately 3 times weekly, with a crossing time of 10 hours 30 minutes. The average price of a Akita Tomakomai Higashi ferry is £Routes.Second.AveragePrice. Exclusive of booking fees.

Prices will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated May 01.

Is there a car ferry to Hokkaido?

Yes, there is a car ferry to Hokkaido. MOL Ferry offer car ferries to Hokkaido

Hokkaido Ferry Prices and Offers

The cost of a ferry to Hokkaido can vary by route, operator and season. For ferry discounts, view our special offers page.

How to book ferry tickets to Hokkaido

Book ferry tickets to Hokkaido online with Direct Ferries, using our Deal Finder and compare routes, prices and operators for the best deals.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Hokkaido?

Ferries to Hokkaido:
  • Oarai
  • Akita
  • Niigata
  • Tsuruga
  • Maizuru

What is the fastest ferry to Hokkaido?

The fastest ferry crossing to Hokkaido is via the Akita to Tomakomai Higashi route, with a crossing time of approximately 10h 30m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Hokkaido?

The cheapest ferry to Hokkaido is £255 from Tsuruga to Tomakomai Higashi. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Hokkaido?

Hokkaido Ferry Ports:
  • Tomakomai
  • Tomakomai Higashi
  • Otaru

Can you take pets on the ferry to Hokkaido?

Yes, you can bring your pets onboard the ferries. Where pets are allowed on the ferries depends on the ferry company. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • MOL Ferry

Hokkaido Ferry Map and Routes

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