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Ferry from Otaru to Niigata

There are around 4 weekly sailings from Otaru to Niigata. The Otaru Niigata ferry is operated by Shin Nihonkai Ferry. Otaru Niigata Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Otaru to Niigata Ferry Times

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

Otaru Niigata Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Otaru Niigata ferries typically range between €39* and €341*. The average price is around €171*. The cheapest ferry prices from Otaru to Niigata start from €27*. The average price for a foot passenger is €112*. The average price for a car ferry is €269*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Otaru and Niigata?

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

Is there a Otaru Niigata car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Otaru Niigata ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries 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 217 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
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 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

The approximate duration for ferries from Otaru to Niigata is 16h 15m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

Otaru to Niigata is approximately 200 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Otaru to Niigata?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Otaru to Niigata and this is
  • Shin Nihonkai Ferry

How can I book ferry tickets from Otaru to Niigata?

Book Otaru to Niigata 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 Otaru to Niigata?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries 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 car from Otaru to Niigata with the following operators
  • Shin Nihonkai Ferry

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Otaru to Niigata?

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on this ferry service.

How far is Niigata from Otaru?

Otaru to Niigata is approximately 268 nautical miles distance apart.

Otaru to Niigata Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


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