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Otaru to Niigata Ferry

Typically ferries from Otaru to Niigata run 5 times a week. The Otaru to Niigata ferry is operated by Shin Nihonkai Ferry. Otaru Niigata Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Otaru Niigata Ferry Times

Otaru Niigata ferries typically depart from Otaru at around 17:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Niigata to Otaru is approximately 16h 15m.

Otaru to Niigata Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Otaru to Niigata typically range between $183* and $935*. On average the Otaru Niigata ferry is $506*. The cheapest Otaru Niigata ferry prices start from $94*. The average price for a foot passenger is $318*. The average price for a Otaru Niigata car ferry is $760*.

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

How far is Niigata from Otaru?

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

Is there a car ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Otaru Niigata ferry?

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

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Otaru - Niigata Route summary
Departure Country Japan
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 1
Operators Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Average Price A$507*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
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 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Otaru to Niigata is approximately 16h 15m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

The average price of a ferry from Otaru to Niigata is approximately 200 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. 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?

Ferries from Otaru to Niigata 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 Otaru to Niigata?

Yes, you can currently 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 currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

How far is Niigata from Otaru?

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

Otaru to Niigata Ferry Timetables

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


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