Maizuru
Otaru
Ferries to Hokkaido
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Maizuru Otaru Ferry

Typically ferries from Maizuru to Otaru sail 6 times a week. The Maizuru to Otaru ferry is operated by Shin Nihonkai Ferry. Maizuru Otaru Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Maizuru Otaru Ferry Times

Maizuru Otaru ferries typically depart from Maizuru at around 23:50. The average sailing time of the ferry from Otaru to Maizuru is approximately 20h 55m.

Maizuru to Otaru Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Maizuru to Otaru typically range between $114* and $1140*. On average the Maizuru Otaru ferry is $523*. The cheapest Maizuru Otaru ferry prices start from $113*. The average price for a foot passenger is $263*. The average price for a Maizuru Otaru car ferry is $964*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Otaru from Maizuru?

The distance between Maizuru and Otaru is approximately 555.3 miles (893.6km), or 482.5 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru provided by Shin Nihonkai Ferry. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Maizuru and Otaru.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Maizuru Otaru ferry?

Yes, Maizuru Otaru ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Maizuru to Otaru with Shin Nihonkai Ferry.

Maizuru Otaru Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Shin Nihonkai Ferry - 4 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Maizuru - Otaru Route summary
Departure Country Japan
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 1
Operators Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Average Price A$720*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 20h 55m
First Ferry 23:50
Distance 482 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Maizuru to Otaru?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Maizuru to Otaru is approximately 20h 55m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • How much is the ferry from Maizuru to Otaru?

    The average price of a ferry from Maizuru to Otaru is approximately 309 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Maizuru to Otaru?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Maizuru to Otaru and this is
    • Shin Nihonkai Ferry
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Maizuru to Otaru?

    Ferries from Maizuru to Otaru are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Maizuru to Otaru?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Maizuru to Otaru with
    • Shin Nihonkai Ferry
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Maizuru to Otaru?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Maizuru to Otaru with
    • Shin Nihonkai Ferry
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Maizuru to Otaru?

    No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • How far is Otaru from Maizuru?

    The distance between Maizuru to Otaru is approximately 482 nautical miles.

Maizuru to Otaru Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 26/2/2024 and 3/3/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Shin Nihonkai Ferry 23:50 20:45 20 hours 55 minutes Tue, Thu, Sat
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