Ferries to Hokkaido
6 Ferry crossings from 8 Ports
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Ferries to Hokkaido

MOL Ferry & Shin Nihonkai Ferry operate the ferries to Hokkaido.

Hokkaido Ferry Times

Ferries to Hokkaido sail approximately 1 times daily and up to 12 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Hokkaido Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 3 ports in Hokkaido. The most popular ferry port in Hokkaido is Tomakomai ferry port with around 12 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Oarai to Tomakomai

The Oarai Tomakomai ferry sails 12 times a week, with a crossing time of 17 hours 45 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Oarai to Tomakomai ferry is about € 721.64. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Akita to Tomakomai Higashi

The ferry from Akita to Tomakomai Higashi sails 5 times a week, with a duration of 10 hours 30 minutes. On average the Akita Tomakomai Higashi ferry costs about € Routes.Second.AveragePrice.Eur. Exclusive of booking fees.

Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated July 01.

Is there a car ferry to Hokkaido?

Car ferries do sail to Hokkaido. MOL Ferry offer car ferries to Hokkaido. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Hokkaido Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Hokkaido can range by route, operator, vehicle type, number of passengers and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best price and availability.

How to book ferry tickets to Hokkaido

Booking ferries to Hokkaido is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Hokkaido?

Ferries to Hokkaido:
  • Oarai
  • Akita
  • Niigata
  • Tsuruga
  • Maizuru

What is the fastest ferry to Hokkaido?

The Akita to Tomakomai Higashi ferry is the fastest ferry to Hokkaido in approximately 10h 30m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Hokkaido?

The cheapest ferry to Hokkaido is approximately 298 € on average via the Tsuruga to Tomakomai Higashi ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Hokkaido?

Hokkaido Ferry Ports:
  • Tomakomai
  • Tomakomai Higashi
  • Otaru

Can you take pets on the ferry to Hokkaido?

Yes, you can bring pets onboard ferries. Please read the operators guidelines on pets that you are travelling with. You can bring pets on ferries with the following ferry companies
  • MOL Ferry

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