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Niigata Ryotsu Ferries

Ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu typically sail 14 times daily and up to 101 times weekly. 2 ferry operators sail between Niigata to Ryotsu, these include Sado Kisen & Sado Kisen Jetfoil. Niigata Ryotsu Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Niigata to Ryotsu Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu typically departs Niigata at about 06:00. The average sailing time of a Niigata Ryotsu ferry is approximately 1h 34m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 7m.

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Niigata Ryotsu ferries typically range between €36* and €167*. The average price is around €98*. The cheapest ferry prices from Niigata to Ryotsu start from €37*. The average price for a foot passenger is €98*. The average price for a car ferry is €338*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Niigata and Ryotsu?

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

Is there a Niigata Ryotsu car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Niigata and Ryotsu

Are foot passengers allowed on the Niigata Ryotsu ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu with Sado Kisen, Sado Kisen Jetfoil.

Niigata Ryotsu Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Sado Kisen Jetfoil - 32 weekly sailings, 5 daily sailings
  • Sado Kisen - 32 weekly sailings, 5 daily sailings

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 225 €*
Average Daily Sailings 14
Average Weekly Sailings 102
Average Sailing Duration 1h 34m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 7m
First Ferry 06:00
Last Ferry 19:30
Distance 38 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 Niigata to Ryotsu?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu is 1h 48m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

    Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 145 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Niigata to Ryotsu?

    2 popular ferry companies travel from Niigata to Ryotsu. These ferry companies are
    • Sado Kisen
    • Sado Kisen Jetfoil
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Niigata to Ryotsu?

    Book Niigata to Ryotsu tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu with
    • Sado Kisen
    • Sado Kisen Jetfoil
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Niigata to Ryotsu with the following operators
    • Sado Kisen
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu?

    Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on this ferry service.
  • How far is Ryotsu from Niigata?

    Niigata to Ryotsu is approximately 38 nautical miles distance apart.

Niigata to Ryotsu Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 19/02/2024 and 25/02/2024


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 Tue, Wed
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 14:40 15:47 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen 16:05 18:35 2 hours 30 minutes Tue, Wed
Sado Kisen Jetfoil 16:20 17:27 1 hour 7 minutes Everyday
Sado Kisen 19:30 22:00 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
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