Otaru
Niigata
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Ferry from Otaru to Niigata

On average there are 4 weekly sailings between Otaru to Niigata. This ferry route is operated by Shin Nihonkai Ferry. Otaru Niigata ferries cost between £39 and £341, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Otaru Niigata ferries.

Otaru Niigata Ferry Times

The first Otaru Niigata ferry typically departs from Otaru at around 17:00. The last ferry usually departs at 17:00.

How long is the ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

Otaru Niigata Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 16h 15m. The fastest sailings are approximately 16h 15m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Otaru Niigata Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 4 weekly ferry sailings from Otaru to Niigata. These sailings are provided by Shin Nihonkai Ferry. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Otaru Niigata Ferry Prices

Otaru Niigata ferry prices typically range between £39* and £341*. The average price is typically £171*. The cheapest Otaru Niigata ferry prices start from £27*. The average price for a foot passenger is £112*. The average price for a car is £269*.

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

How far is it from Otaru to Niigata?

The distance between Otaru to Niigata is approximately 309.0 miles (497.3km) or 268.5 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Otaru Niigata ferry?

Yes, Shin Nihonkai Ferry allow cars on board ferries between Otaru and Niigata. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Otaru and Niigata.

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Shin Nihonkai Ferry between Otaru and Niigata.

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

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Hokkaido to Japan page.
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Otaru - Niigata Route summary
Departure Country Japan
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 1
Operators Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Average Price £171*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 16h 15m
First Ferry 17:00
Distance 268 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 Otaru to Niigata?

The ferry crossing time from Otaru to Niigata is approximately 16h 15m. 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 Otaru to Niigata?

Otaru to Niigata ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Otaru to Niigata is £171. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Otaru to Niigata?

There is 1 ferry operator for Otaru to Niigata and this is
  • Shin Nihonkai Ferry

How can I book ferry tickets from Otaru to Niigata?

Book ferries from Otaru to Niigata 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 Otaru to Niigata?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Otaru to Niigata with
  • Shin Nihonkai Ferry

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Otaru to Niigata with
  • Shin Nihonkai Ferry

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

No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.

How far is Niigata from Otaru?

The distance between Otaru to Niigata is approximately 268 nautical Miles.

Otaru to Niigata Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Shin Nihonkai Ferry 17:00 09:15 16 hours 15 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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