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Otaru - Niigata is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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    • 7 Sailings Weekly 16 hr 15 min
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Otaru to Niigata Ferry

The Otaru Niigata ferry route connects Hokkaido with Japan. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Shin Nihonkai Ferry. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 16 hours 15 minutes.

Otaru Niigata sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Otaru Guide

Otaru Route Guide 1


Niigata Guide

Niigata Route Guide 2