Today's schedule [Regular operation]

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CAMPAIGN & TOURISM INFORMATION

About us

Welcome to Hankyu Ferry

Hankyu Ferry operates ferries that connect Shinmoji and Kobe, and Shinmoji and Izumiotsu every day.
We provide an extraordinary cruising experience with hotel-like guest rooms and a wide variety of onboard facilities embellished with a beautiful view from the deck.

Schedule (departure/arrival time)

Izumiotsu route ship  Kitakyushu(Shinmoji)↔ Osaka(Izumiotsu)

Day of the week inbound route outbound route
Departure from Shinmoji → arrival at Izumiotsu Departure from Izumiotsu → arrival at Shinmoji
every day 17:30 → 06:00 17:30 → 06:00

Kobe route ship  
Kitakyushu(Shinmoji)↔ Kobe

Day of the week inbound route outbound route
Departure from Shinmoji → arrival at Kobe Departure from Kobe → arrival at Shinmoji
Monday~Thursday 18:40 → 07:10 18:30 → 07:00
Friday~Sunday 20:00 → 08:30 20:00 → 08:30
  • The schedule and assignment of ships may be subject to change and suspension, depending on periodical inspections and weather conditions. Please make sure to make a reservation in advance.
  • Please refer to the cruise timetable for more information.

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Fares

Adult fare is from 13 years old. 
Child fare is from 6 years to 12 years old.
Little children from 1 year to 5 years old are free per 1 adult by sharing bed. Child fare is necessary when children use bed.
We require bed charge when you use private cabins even with less people

Passenger fares・Baggage fees

Passenger fares (formally: fee)

*The shown prices include fuel surcharge and sales tax. (Unit: yen)

From April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019

Izumi/Hibiki
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(special season)
adult child adult child
Standard Japanese style 6,470 3,240 7,190 3,600
Standard bunk bed 7,500 3,750 8,220 4,110
Deluxe bunk bed for 4 people 9,560 4,780 10,280 5,140
Deluxe single 11,100 5,550 11,820 5,910
Deluxe Japanese style 13,670 6,840 14,390 7,200
Deluxe Western style (barrier free) 13,670 6,840 14,390 7,200
Deluxe Japanese & Western style 13,670 6,840 14,390 7,200
Suite 18,810 9,410 19,530 9,770
Royal 24,990 12,500 25,710 12,860
  • *The price of standard single (adult: regular season 9040 yen/special season 9760 yen) for Izumi and Hibiki varies with the season.
  • *The special season period may be subject to change. Please check your selection before purchasing.
Yamato/Tsukushi
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(special season)
adult child adult child
Second class Japanese style 6,470 3,240 7,190 3,600
Second class bunk bed 9,040 4,520 9,760 4,880
Second class single B(no TV or sink) 9,040 4,520 9,760 4,880
Second class single A 10,580 5,290 11,300 5,650
First class Japanese style 12,640 6,320 13,360 6,680
First class Western style 14,180 7,090 14,900 7,450
Suite 18,810 9,410 19,530 9,770

2019年7月1日から2019年9月30日まで

Izumi/Hibiki
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(special season)
adult child adult child
Standard Japanese style 6,680 3,340 7,400 3,700
Standard bunk bed 7,710 3,860 8,430 4,220
Deluxe bunk bed for 4 people 9,770 4,890 10,490 5,250
Deluxe single 11,310 5,660 12,030 6,020
Deluxe Japanese style 13,880 6,940 14,600 7,300
Deluxe Western style (barrier free) 13,880 6,940 14,600 7,300
Deluxe Japanese & Western style 13,880 6,940 14,600 7,300
Suite 19,020 9,510 19,740 9,870
Royal 25,200 12,600 25,920 12,960
Yamato/Tsukushi
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(special season)
adult child adult child
Second class Japanese style 6,680 3,340 7,400 3,700
Second class bunk bed 9,250 4,630 9,970 4,990
Second class single B(no TV or sink) 9,250 4,630 9,970 4,990
Second class single A 10,790 5,400 11,510 5,760
First class Japanese style 12,850 6,430 13,570 6,790
First class Western style 14,390 7,200 15,110 7,560
Suite 19,020 9,510 19,740 9,870

Special season・Other fares

Special season

【regular season】 Period other than special period
【special season】 outbound route
(Kansai→Kyushu)
inbound route
(Kyushu→Kansai)
8/9~8/15・12/26~12/30 8/13~8/19・1/2~1/6
  • The special season period may be subject to change. Please check your selection before purchasing.

Rooms and onboard facilities

Izumiotsu route ship Izumi/Hibiki

A luxurious maritime hotel designed under the themes of Japanese hospitality and four beautiful seasons

The next-generation ferry Izumi/Hibiki introduced in 2015 is a twin ship incorporating the latest technology and modern-day needs. With cozy accommodations, casual and stylish restaurant, bow observation deck, lounges set up in the lobby and hall, open-air public bath, etc., we have been receiving a favorable reputation from our guests as a maritime hotel with a new cruising experience.

Kobe route ship Yamato/Tsukushi

A relaxing space with a hint of a refreshing breeze of the Seto Inland Sea

Yamato/Tsukushi connects Kitakyushu and Kobe through the Seto Inland Sea. Getting onto the ship, it's exactly like a resort hotel along the sea. Please enjoy your luxurious time in the tranquillity with a nice ocean view. We promise you a pleasant time aboard.

Reservation

To make a reservation, please follow the steps below

  • STEP 1
    Select boarding date and route
  • STEP 2
    Select class
  • STEP 3
    Select number of people
  • STEP 4
    Reservation complete
  • Reservations can be made via online only (20% off the regular price). Reservations made on the day of departure at the ticket window at the passenger terminal will be offered at a regular price.
    *Special season: outbound route (Kansai → Kyushu) August 9-August 15 and December 26-December 30, inbound route (Kyushu → Kansai) August 13-August 19 and January 2-January 6. During the special season, all reservations will be offered at a regular price, including online reservations.
  • Reservation is available from 2 months to 7 days before boarding.
  • Round-trip reservations are unavailable. Please purchase one-way tickets for both of your outbound trip and return trip.
  • Please enter requirements in the reservation form and send it to us. We will reply after checking availability.
  • Those who made a reservation online do not need to fill in the boarding list on the day of the scheduled departure.

Notes

Reservation
  • Reservations are accepted 2 months to 7 days prior to departure.
  • Round-trip reservations are unavailable. Please purchase one-way tickets for both of your outbound trip and return trip.
  • Guest room type varies depending on the ship.
  • One online reservation can process only up to 8 people including infants. Please complete the reservation procedure again for additional guests.
Payment

Please check-in at the check-in counter in terminal, 1 hour before departure.
We accept payments by Japanese cash or credit card.

Cars/
motorcycles
  • The car which has the number begins with 3 or 5 or 7 next to the city name on the plate will be applied passenger car fares.
  • For the cars other than the above will be applied truck fares.
  • Online reservation is unavailable for unmanned transportation, trailers in traction with a car/motorcycle, and trucks.
    *Please contact us from here(Contact us)for details.
  • Please remember to bring your automobile inspection certificate as we will be asking you to present it for boarding.
Ladies' room

For those who booked the ladies' room, please note that a separate room will be assigned to accompanying male passengers.

Pets
  • The pet room charge indicated is for one pet. Please make a reservation for the correct number of cages that match the total number of pets.
  • There is no discount available for pet room cage charges.
*Please refer to "guests with pets" for more information.

*Special season: outbound route (Kansai → Kyushu) August 9-August 15 and December 26-December 30, inbound route (Kyushu → Kansai) August 13-August 19 and January 2-January 6.

Payment

From making a payment to receiving your ticket

  • STEP 1
    Make a reservation from the reservation form
  • STEP 2
    Receive a confirmation email from Hankyu Ferry
  • STEP 3
    Keep the reservation number
  • STEP 4
    Pay at the ticket window on the day of your scheduled departure
Receiving your ticket
  • If you cannot find emails from Hankyu Ferry, possibility is that your email storage is full, or the email has been sorted into your spam folder. Please change your setting to allow emails from @hankyuferry.com to receive your confirmation email.
  • Please have your reservation number ready by printing your confirmation email as it will be required on the day of your scheduled departure. Please present your reservation number to our staff at the terminal before boarding.

*Automobile inspection certificate is required at the ticket window if you are boarding with a car.

Method of payment

We accept cash and credit card payments. Please complete your payment at the ticket window on the day of your scheduled departure.
*Please note that we do not accept online payments.

Credit cards accepted

JCB/American Express/Diners Club/Discover/VISA/Master Card/UC/MUFG/DC/UFJ/Nicos/Toyota Card/Cedyna/Nissenren are accepted. Only single payments are accepted.

Refund and cancellation

Refund conditions Cancellation charges
vehicle passenger
(Guest rooms other than 2nd class guest rooms and standard Japanese-style rooms)
passenger
(2nd class guest rooms and standard Japanese-style rooms)
Up to 7 days prior to the departure date 200 yen 200 yen 200 yen
Up to 2 days prior to the departure date 10% 10% 200 yen
From 7 days prior to the departure date until the departure time 30% 30% 200 yen
After departure 100% 100% 100%

Cancellation charge for pet rooms is 100 yen per pet.

Additional charges will apply for the cancellation of your reservation (including cancellation on the departure date).
You may make changes to your reservation free of charge only once. This is available only during the valid period (7 days including the departure date).
If you are making changes to your reservation for the second time, additional charges will apply as your reservation will be cancelled and you will be required to make a new reservation.

Please contact us by email for more information.

Terminal and directions

  • Access by public transportation and connecting bus
  • Coupons and reservation tickets other than the boarding tickets and shipment tickets issued by us cannot be used to board. Please fill in the boarding list (application form) and exchange your ticket with one of our boarding tickets and shipment tickets at the terminal ticket window.
  • Please allow enough time to be at the terminal and complete your boarding procedures. We may have to dishonor your reservation if you fail to complete your boarding procedures.

Shinmoji Terminal

The building is designed after the Council Hall in the Imperial Palace during Heijo-kyo during the Nara period. Completed in January 1991.

Address 1-1 Shinmoji-kita, Moji-ku,Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka 800-0113(Terminal 1)
Inquiries 093-481-6581
*Our telephone support is available in Japanese only.
Please contact us by email.
Up to a business hours 9:00 ~ last departure

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The building is designed after the funnel of a ferry.

Address 1-1 Shinmoji-kita, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka 800-0113(Terminal 2)
Inquiries 093-481-6581
*Our telephone support is available in Japanese only.
Please contact us by email.
Up to a business hours 9:00 ~ last departure

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Izumiotsu Terminal

Completed in December 2001

Address 1-3 Ozushima-cho, Izumiotsu-shi, Osaka 595-0074
Inquiries 0725-22-7171
*Our telephone support is available in Japanese only.
Please contact us by email.
Business hours 9:00 - departure of the last ferry

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Kobe Terminal

Completed in March 1988

Address 3-2-1 Koyo-cho, Higashi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 658-0031
Inquiries 078-857-1211
*Our telephone support is available in Japanese only.
Please contact us by email.
Up to a business hours 9:00 ~ last departure

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