Ferries to Sado Island
2 Ferry crossings from 4 Ports
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Ferries to Sado Island

Sado Kisen & Sado Kisen Jetfoil operate the ferries to Sado Island.

Sado Island Ferry Times

Ferries to Sado Island sail approximately 12 times daily and up to 84 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Sado Island Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 2 ports in Sado Island. The most popular ferry port in Sado Island is Ryotsu ferry port with around 70 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Niigata to Ryotsu

The Niigata Ryotsu ferry sails 10 times a day and up to 70 times a week, with a crossing time of 1 hour 48 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Niigata to Ryotsu ferry is about € 166.82. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Naoetsu to Ogi

The ferry from Naoetsu to Ogi sails 2 times a day and up to 14 times a week, with a duration of 2 hours 40 minutes. On average the Naoetsu Ogi ferry costs about € 205.53. Exclusive of booking fees.

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

Is there a car ferry to Sado Island?

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

Sado Island Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Sado Island 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 Sado Island

Booking ferries to Sado Island 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 Sado Island?

Ferries to Sado Island:
  • Niigata
  • Naoetsu

What is the fastest ferry to Sado Island?

The Niigata to Ryotsu ferry is the fastest ferry to Sado Island in approximately 1h 07m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Sado Island?

The cheapest ferry to Sado Island is approximately 137 € on average via the Niigata to Ryotsu ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Sado Island?

Sado Island Ferry Ports:
  • Ryotsu
  • Ogi

Can you take pets on the ferry to Sado Island?

No, pets are not permitted on routes offered to Sado Island.

Sado Island Ferry Map and Routes

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