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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Otaru - Maizuru is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Otaru to Maizuru Ferry

The Otaru Maizuru ferry route connects Hokkaido with Japan. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Shin Nihonkai Ferry. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 21 hours 45 minutes.

Otaru Maizuru sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Hokkaido to Japan page.
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Most popular questions

  • The approximate duration for ferries from Otaru to Maizuru is 21h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Otaru to Maizuru is approximately 290 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Otaru to Maizuru and this is
    • Shin Nihonkai Ferry
  • Book Otaru to Maizuru tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Otaru to Maizuru with
    • Shin Nihonkai Ferry
    : Unfortunately no, only passengers with vehicles can take ferries from Otaru to Maizuru.
  • Yes, you can travel with a car from Otaru to Maizuru with the following operators
    • Shin Nihonkai Ferry
    : No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Unfortunately, your pet dogs are not permitted on this ferry service.
  • Otaru to Maizuru is approximately 482 nautical miles distance apart.

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