Route NameTsuruga-Niigata-Akita-Tomakomai : [ 1,074Km / 31hours, Tsuruga-Niigata12hours, Niigata-Akita6hours, Akita-Tomakomai 10hours ]
Navigation ship companyShin Nihonkai Ferry
Route summaryTsuruga to Niigata to Akita to East Tomakomai Route The largest ferries of Japan weighing over 20 thousand tons links the main harbor cities along the Western coast of the Japan Sea.
Service shipLilac/Yuukari
■Useful Links
  • HokkaidoOFFICIAL HOKKAIDO TOURISM WEBSITE
  • HokkaidoSAPPORO SNOW FESTIVAL
  • HokkaidoTourist Guide Welcom to HAKODATE
  • HokkaidoTomakomai Tourist Association
  • AkitaAkita Prefecture General Information Guide
  • NiigataEnjyoy Niigata NIIGATA. JAPAN OFFICAL TRAVEL GUIDE
  • NiigataWelcome to Niigata City
  • FukuiFUKUI Tourism Guide
  • FukuiTsuruga Guide


  • Lilac
    ●4Lilac
    Tonnage18,229 tonsLength199.9 meters
    Guests846Vehicles58
    Truck146  
    ●4Yuukari
    Tonnage18,229 tonsLength199.9 meters
    Guests846Vehicles58
    Truck146  

    Passenger fares
    Tomakomai higashi/hokkaido
    Akita/akita
    Niigata/niigata
    Tsuruga/fukui
    9,570
    6,990
    5,350
    Niigata/niigata
    6,480
    4,110
    -
    Akita/akita
    4,530
    -
    4,110
    Please check the Ferry Boat home page for departure and arrival times, which may change depending on dates, fares and cabin class.
    Fares including tax are current as of August 31, 2016. Please indicate the desired fare and cabin class, such as adult, one way, second class shared cabin.