Niigata
Ryotsu
Ferry to Sado Island
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Ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu

There are usually 10 daily and 74 weekly sailings between Niigata and Ryotsu. 2 operators sail this route Sado Kisen & Sado Kisen Jetfoil and runs throughout the year. Niigata Ryotsu ferries cost between £33 and £245, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Niigata Ryotsu ferries.

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry Times

The earliest Niigata Ryotsu ferry sailings typically depart Niigata at around 06:00. The last ferry usually departs at 19:30.

How long is the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 1h 45m. The fastest sailings are approximately 1h 7m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 10 daily sailings and up to 74 weekly ferry sailings from Niigata to Ryotsu. These sailings are provided by Sado Kisen & Sado Kisen Jetfoil. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry Prices

Niigata Ryotsu ferry prices typically range between £33* and £245*. The average price is typically £117*. The cheapest Niigata Ryotsu ferry prices start from £17*. The average price for a foot passenger is £101*. The average price for a car is £275*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Niigata to Ryotsu?

The distance between Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 44.2 miles (71.2km) or 38.4 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Niigata Ryotsu ferry?

Yes, Sado Kisen allow cars on board ferries between Niigata and Ryotsu. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Niigata and Ryotsu.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Sado Kisen, Sado Kisen Jetfoil between Niigata and Ryotsu.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Pets are currently not allowed on board the ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Japan to Sado Island page.
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Niigata - Ryotsu Route summary
Departure Country Japan
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 2
Operators Sado Kisen & Sado Kisen Jetfoil
Average Price £117*
Average Daily Sailings 10
Average Weekly Sailings 74
Average Sailing Duration 1h 45m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 7m
First Ferry 06:00
Last Ferry 19:30
Distance 38 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

The ferry crossing time from Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 1h 48m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Niigata to Ryotsu ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu is £118. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Niigata to Ryotsu?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Niigata to Ryotsu. These are
  • Sado Kisen
  • Sado Kisen Jetfoil

How can I book ferry tickets from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Book ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Niigata to Ryotsu with
  • Sado Kisen
  • Sado Kisen Jetfoil

Can you take your car on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Niigata to Ryotsu with
  • Sado Kisen

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.

How far is Ryotsu from Niigata?

The distance between Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 38 nautical Miles.

Niigata to Ryotsu Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Sado Kisen 06:00 08:30 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 07:55 09:02 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen 09:25 11:55 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 09:40 10:47 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 11:30 12:37 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen 12:35 15:05 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 12:55 14:02 1 hour 7 minutes Mon, Sun
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 14:40 15:47 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen 16:05 18:35 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 16:20 17:27 1 hour 7 minutes Mon, Sun
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 18:00 19:07 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen 19:30 22:00 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
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