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Niigata to Ryotsu Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 11 daily and 76 weekly sailings between Niigata and Ryotsu. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu, Sado Kisen & Sado Kisen Jetfoil. Niigata Ryotsu Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry Times

The earliest Niigata Ryotsu ferry typically departs Niigata at about 02:20. The average sailing time of a ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 1h 45m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 7m.

Niigata to Ryotsu Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu typically range between $90* and $569*. On average the Niigata Ryotsu ferry is $297*. The cheapest Niigata Ryotsu ferry prices start from $31*. The average price for a foot passenger is $209*. The average price for a Niigata Ryotsu car ferry is $531*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Ryotsu from Niigata?

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

Is there a car ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu provided by Sado Kisen. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Niigata and Ryotsu.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Niigata Ryotsu ferry?

Yes, Niigata Ryotsu ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Niigata to Ryotsu with Sado Kisen, Sado Kisen Jetfoil.

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 A$297*
Average Daily Sailings 11
Average Weekly Sailings 76
Average Sailing Duration 1h 45m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 7m
First Ferry 02:20
Last Ferry 19:30
Distance 38 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 1h 48m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

The average price of a ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 137 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Niigata to Ryotsu?

Niigata to Ryotsu is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Sado Kisen
  • Sado Kisen

How can I book ferry tickets from Niigata to Ryotsu?

Ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu 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 Niigata to Ryotsu?

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

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 currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

How far is Ryotsu from Niigata?

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

Niigata to Ryotsu Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/7/2024 and 14/7/2024


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, Sat, 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, Sat, 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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