Shortest ferry routes to connect Hakodate & Aomori, Hakodate & Oma, Honshu & Hokkaido

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Route / Timetable

Aomori-Hakodate
A comfortable 3-hour 40-minute cruise. Premium facilities make the trip even more enjoyable.

【Departure days】
5/1/2018~8/9、8/18~9/30

From Hakodate to Aomori

Cruise Ship From Hakodate to Aomori
2 Blue Dolphin 0:30 4:10
4 Blue Happiness 3:10 6:50
8 Blue Mermaid 7:40 11:20
14 Blue Dolphin 2 12:00 15:40
16 Blue Dolphin 14:10 17:50
18 Blue Happiness 17:30 21:10
22 Blue Mermaid 20:15 23:55
24 Blue Dolphin 2 22:05 Arrives next day at 1:45

From Aomori to Hakodate

Cruise Ship From Aomori to Hakodate
3 Blue Mermaid 2:40 6:20
5 Blue Dolphin 2 5:20 9:00
7 Blue Dolphin 7:40 11:20
11 Blue Happiness 10:00 13:40
13 Blue Mermaid 14:20 18:00
17 Blue Dolphin 2 17:05 20:45
19 Blue Dolphin 19:10 22:50
23 Blue Happiness 22:25 Arrives next day at 2:05

… There are some special cruses (vessels with vehicles carrying dangerous goods).When a sailing is designated as special, traveler capacity will change. For more details, inquire at the departing port.
… Concerning the boarding bridge (loading bridge)
※ Ships with boarding bridges (loading bridges) are subject to change. ※ They may be pulled out of service temporarily for legally required ship inspections. ※ Please be aware that ship operations may change without prior notice.

During Obon, popular ships will operate on a shortened 20-minute schedule!

【Departure days】
8/10/2018~8/17

From Hakodate to Aomori

Cruise Ship From Hakodate to Aomori
2 Blue Dolphin 0:30 3:50
4 Blue Happiness 3:10 6:30
8 Blue Mermaid 7:40 11:00
14 Blue Dolphin 2 12:00 15:40
16 Blue Dolphin 14:25 17:45
18 Blue Happiness 17:50 21:10
22 Blue Mermaid 20:15 23:55
24 Blue Dolphin 2 22:05 Arrives next day at 1:45

From Aomori to Hakodate

Cruise Ship From Aomori to Hakodate
3 Blue Mermaid 2:40 6:00
5 Blue Dolphin 2 5:20 9:00
7 Blue Dolphin 7:40 11:00
11 Blue Happiness 10:00 13:20
13 Blue Mermaid 14:20 17:40
17 Blue Dolphin 2 17:05 20:45
19 Blue Dolphin 19:10 22:30
23 Blue Happiness 22:25 Arrives next day at 1:45

… Special summer timetable
… Concerning the boarding bridge (loading bridge)
※ Ships with boarding bridges (loading bridges) are subject to change. ※ They may be pulled out of service temporarily for legally required ship inspections. ※ Please be aware that ship operations may change without prior notice.

Oma-Hakodate
Connecting Honshu and Hokkaido through the quickest route, an attractive “ocean highway.”

【Departure days】
5/7/2018~7/13、7/17~7/31、8/20~9/30

From Hakodate to Oma

Cruise Ship From Hakodate to Oma
6 Daikanmaru 9:30 11:00
10 Daikanmaru 16:30 18:00

From Oma to Hakodate

Cruise Ship From Oma to Hakodate
5 Daikanmaru 7:00 8:30
9 Daikanmaru 14:10 15:40

… Concerning the boarding bridge (loading bridge)
※ Ships with boarding bridges (loading bridges) are subject to change. ※ They may be pulled out of service temporarily for legally required ship inspections. ※ Please be aware that ship operations may change without prior notice.

【Departure days】
7/14/2018~7/16、8/1~8/19

From Hakodate to Oma

Cruise Ship From Hakodate to Oma
6 Daikanmaru 9:30 11:00
8 Daikanmaru 15:00 16:30
12 Daikanmaru 19:45 21:15

From Oma to Hakodate

Cruise Ship From Oma to Hakodate
5 Daikanmaru 7:00 8:30
7 Daikanmaru 12:20 13:50
11 Daikanmaru 17:25 18:55

… Concerning the boarding bridge (loading bridge)
※ Ships with boarding bridges (loading bridges) are subject to change. ※ They may be pulled out of service temporarily for legally required ship inspections. ※ Please be aware that ship operations may change without prior notice.

Fare / Cost

The fare may change depending on the day you board (A period, B period, C period).
Refer to the calendar below and please check the corresponding fare and price on the fare table.

A period
1/5/2018~4/27、5/7~5/31、10/1~12/26
B period
1/1/2018~1/4、6/1~7/13、8/20~9/30、12/27~12/31
C period
4/28/2018~5/6、7/14~8/19
Confirm the timeframe on the calendar
Refer to the fare table

Passenger fareCurrency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Categories Classifications A period B period C period
Adult
(12 and older)
Premium 12,340 15,420 17,730
Suite 4,940 6,170 7,100
First class 4,110 5,140 5,910
Comfort 3,290 4,110 4,730
View seat 2,750 3,440 3,960
Standard 2,220 2,770 3,190
Children Half the fare of adult’s ※ Fractions of less than 10 yen are rounded up.
Driver
discount
Premium 10,120 12,650 14,540
Suite 2,720 3,400 3,910
First class 1,890 2,370 2,720
Comfort 1,070 1,340 1,540
View seat 530 670 770
Cabin reservations Number of passengers not using cabins x 1 passenger’s fare x 0.5

Vehicle fare allows the driver to board as a standard passenger.
For any level above standard, there will be an extra fee on top of the driver discount.

Vehicle fare (compact cars)Currency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Categories A period B period C period
Minicars 13,160 16,450 18,920
Less than 6m 16,460 20,570 23,660

※ The vehicle fare includes a standard boarding pass for the driver. Other passengers in the vehicle are required to pay individual fares.

Special baggage feeCurrency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Categories A period B period C period
Bicycles 1,230 1,540 1,770
Motor-assisted bicycle(125cc or less) 1,780 2,220 2,550
Motorcycles (up to 750cc) 2,660 3,330 3,830
Motorcycles (more than 750cc) 3,550 4,440 5,110
Sidecar / Trike 6,580 8,220 9,450

※ A separate passenger fare is required to board the ship.

Other fares and pricesCurrency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Checked baggage(30kg or less) 610
Small parcel(10kg or less) 510
Small parcel(more than 10kg and up to 20kg) 610
Small parcel(more than 20kg and up to 30kg) 710
Usage of the dog room 1,020
Usage of the private dog room 12,340

※Fares for using the dog room or private dog room do not include vehicle or passenger fares.
※Ships with dog rooms … all ships
※Ships with private dog rooms…Blue Happiness, Blue Dolphin, Blue Mermaid

Guide to discounts
Notes on each type of fare

Passenger fares

  • One child under 6 years of age accompanied by an adult can board for free. When reserving a seat or a bed in a private room, a child’s fare will be assessed.
  • The child’s fare will be charged for children who have entered elementary school and for any additional children accompanying an adult.
  • Babies less than 1 year old are free.
  • Passenger discounts or premiums will be rounded up to the nearest 10-yen level.
  • When using the Premium, Suite, First or Comfort levels, a charter rate will be charged.
  • For circumstances not addressed above, please refer to our general conditions of carriage or fare and pricing information.

Vehicle fares / Special baggage

  • Vehicle fare allows the driver to board as a standard passenger.
  • Vehicle length will include all items loaded onto the vehicle.
  • Minicars must have engines less than 660cc and be no longer than 4m (for vehicles categorized as “minicars” during vehicle inspections).
  • Motorcycles with overhead coverings or sidecars and trikes are considered special cargo and assessed a sidecar or trike fare.
  • Vehicle discounts or premiums will be rounded up to the nearest 100-yen level when over 50 yen and rounded down when under 50 yen.

The fare may change depending on the day you board (A period, B period, C period).
Refer to the calendar below and please check the corresponding fare and price on the fare table.

A period
1/5/2018~4/27、5/7~5/31、10/1~12/26
B period
1/1/2018~1/4、6/1~7/13、8/20~9/30、12/27~12/31
C period
4/28/2018~5/6、7/14~8/19
Confirm the timeframe on the calendar
Refer to the fare table

Passenger fareCurrency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Categories Classifications A period B period C period
Adult
(12 and older)
First-class seat 2,460 3,080 3,540
Casual seat 2,220 2,770 3,190
Standard 1,810 2,260 2,600
Children Half the fare of adult’s ※ Fractions of less than 10 yen are rounded up.
Driver
discount
First-class seat 650 820 940
Casual seat 410 510 590

Vehicle fare allows the driver to board as a standard passenger.
For any level above standard, there will be an extra fee on top of the driver discount.

Vehicle fare (compact cars)Currency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Categories A period B period C period
Minicars 9,870 12,340 14,190
Less than 6m 13,160 16,450 18,920

※ The vehicle fare includes a standard boarding pass for the driver. Other passengers in the vehicle are required to pay individual fares.

Special baggage feeCurrency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Categories A period B period C period
Bicycles 820 1,020 1,170
Motor-assisted bicycle(125cc or less) 1,230 1,540 1,770
Motorcycles (up to 750cc) 1,640 2,050 2,360
Motorcycles (more than 750cc) 2,060 2,570 2,960
Sidecar / Trike 4,110 5,140 5,910

※ A separate passenger fare is required to board the ship.

Other fares and pricesCurrency: yen (8% consumption tax included)

Checked baggage(30kg or less) 510
Small parcel (10kg or less) 410
Small parcel(more than 10kg and up to 20kg) 510
Small parcel(more than 20kg and up to 30kg) 610
Usage of the dog room 820

※ Fares for using the dog room or private dog room do not include vehicle or passenger fares.

Guide to discounts
Notes on each type of fare

Passenger fares

  • One child under 6 years of age accompanied by an adult can board for free. When reserving a seat or a bed in a private room, a child’s fare will be assessed.
  • The child’s fare will be charged for children who have entered elementary school and for any additional children accompanying an adult.
  • Babies less than 1 year old are free.
  • Passenger discounts or premiums will be rounded up to the nearest 10-yen level.
  • When using the Premium, Suite, First or Comfort levels, a charter rate will be charged.
  • For circumstances not addressed above, please refer to our general conditions of carriage or fare and pricing information.

Vehicle fares / Special baggage

  • Vehicle fare allows the driver to board as a standard passenger.
  • Vehicle length will include all items loaded onto the vehicle.
  • Minicars must have engines less than 660cc and be no longer than 4m (for vehicles categorized as “minicars” during vehicle inspections).
  • Motorcycles with overhead coverings or sidecars and trikes are considered special cargo and assessed a sidecar or trike fare.
  • Vehicle discounts or premiums will be rounded up to the nearest 100-yen level when over 50 yen and rounded down when under 50 yen.