Operation schedule from January 7 to March 9, 2020 due to Kobe Port / Shin Moji Port facility construction and dock cancellation

1.2020 as of today

 ①One flight up Izumiotsu <Izumi / Hibiki> Shin Moji departs at 17:30 and enters Izumiotsu at 06:00
  ☆ 1 / 8.10.12.14.16.18.20.23.25.27.29.31.2 / 2.4 <Izumi / Hibiki>
   <Yamato Tsukushi> operates due to cancellation of the dock.

  ◆One flight bound for Izumiotsu departs from Terminal 2.
 
②Izumiotsu 2nd flight <Yamato / Tsukushi> Shinmonji 21:00 departure Izumiotsu 09:30
    ☆1 / 8.10.12.14.16.18.20.23.25.27.29.31.2 / 2.4 Canceled.
  ★2 / 18.20.22.24.26 <Tsukushi> Canceled due to dock.

    ◇Two flights bound for Izumiotsu depart from Terminal 1.
   However, on 1 / 1.13.15.17.26, departure from Terminal 2.

 ③1 departure from Izumiotsu <Izumi / Hibiki> Depart at 17:30 at Izumiotsu and enter at 66:00 at Shinmoji
   ★1 / 9.11.13.15.17.19.21.24.26.28.30.2 / 1.3.5 <Izumi / Hibiki>
    <Yamato Tsukushi> operates due to cancellation of the dock.

   ◇One flight down Izumiotsu arrives at Terminal 2.
   However, on 1 / 8.23.2 / 6 (* date of arrival), you will enter Terminal 1.

  ※1 / 7.22.25 On-board stay service canceled due to dock and Shinmoji facility construction
 
④Izumiotsu 2 flights <Yamato and Tsukushi> Depart at 20:45 Izumiotsu and enter at 09:00
  ★1 / 9.11.13.15.17.19.21.24.26.28.30.2 / 1.3.5 Canceled.
    ☆2 / 19.21.23.25.27 <Tsukushi> Canceled due to dock.

    ◆Izumiotsu 2 flights will enter Terminal 1.
  However, on 1 / 8.11.13.15.17.23.26 (* date of port entry), you will enter Terminal 2.

 Please check our schedule for details.


   

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)

2020年4月1日~2020年6月30日まで Fares and bunker price adjustments after July 1, 2020 are subject to change.

Izumi/Hibiki/Settsu
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(Special/busy period)
adult child adult child
Standard Japanese style 7,010 3,510 7,750 3,880
Standard bunk bed 8,060 4,030 8,800 4,400
Deluxe bunk bed for 4 people 10,160 5,080 10,890 5,450
Deluxe single 11,730 5,870 12,460 6,230
Deluxe Japanese style 14,350 7,180 15,080 7,540
Deluxe Western-Style Double Occupancy *See Note 1 Note 2 14,350 7,180 15,080 7,540
Deluxe Japanese & Western style 14,350 7,180 15,080 7,540
Suite 19,580 9,790 20,320 10,160
Royal 25,880 12,940 26,610 13,310
  • * The standard singles for "Izumi", "Hibiki" and "Sets" (adults, regular period ¥ 9,630, special period ¥ 10,370) vary according to the season.
  • * Deluxe Japanese-style room, Japanese-Western style room and Deluxe Western-style double room with pet room will have a toilet.
  • Note 1) Some Deluxe Western-style rooms are for disabled guests.
  • Note 2) Deluxe Western-style room with pets room is only "Setsetsu".
  • In the case of use, 10,000 yen will be charged as the fare fee for the deluxe Western-style room for two people plus the usage fee.
Yamato/Tsukushi
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(Special/busy period)
adult child adult child
Second class Japanese style 7,010 3,510 7,750 3,880
Second class bunk bed 9,630 4,820 10,370 5,190
Second class single B(no TV or sink) 9,630 4,820 10,370 5,190
Second class single A 11,200 5,600 11,930 5,970
First class Japanese style 13,300 6,650 14,030 7,020
First class Western style 13,300 6,650 14,030 7,020
Suite 19,580 9,790 20,320 10,160

From January 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020 The fares and fuel oil price fluctuation adjustments from April 1, 2020 are subject to change.

Izumi/Hibiki/Settsu
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(Special/busy period)
adult child adult child
Standard Japanese style 6,800 3,400 7,540 3,770
Standard bunk bed 7,850 3,930 8,590 4,300
Deluxe bunk bed for 4 people 9,950 4,980 10,680 5,340
Deluxe single 11,520 5,760 12,250 6,130
Deluxe Japanese style 14,140 7,070 14,870 7,440
Deluxe Western-Style Double Occupancy *See Note 1 Note 2 14,140 7,070 14,870 7,440
Deluxe Japanese & Western style 14,140 7,070 14,870 7,440
Suite 19,370 9,690 20,110 10,060
Royal 25,670 12,840 26,400 13,200
  • * Standard settings for Izumi and Hibiki and Settsu (adults, 9,420 yen for normal periods, 10,160 yen for special periods) vary depending on the season.
  • * The deluxe Japanese-style room and the Japanese-Western-style/Deluxe Western-style double occupancy with a pet room of “Settsu" are equipped with a toilet.
  • * Note1 A barrier-free room is available to the deluxe Western-style double occupancy.
  • * Note2 Deluxe Western double-occupancy with a pet room is only "Settsu".
  • When using, 10,000 yen will be charged as the room fee and usage fee for the Deluxe Western double occupancy.
Yamato/Tsukushi
Class Fares
(regular season)
Fares
(Special/busy period)
adult child adult child
Second class Japanese style 6,800 3,400 7,540 3,770
Second class bunk bed 9,420 4,710 10,160 5,080
Second class single B(no TV or sink) 9,420 4,710 10,160 5,080
Second class single A 10,990 5,500 11,720 5,860
First class Japanese style 13,090 6,550 13,820 6,910
First class Western style 14,660 7,330 15,390 7,700
Suite 19,370 9,690 20,110 10,060

Special season・Other fares

Special season

【regular season】 Period other than special period
【Special/busy period】 outbound route
(Kansai→Kyushu)
inbound route
(Kyushu→Kansai)
8/9~8/15・12/27~1/5 8/13~8/19・12/27~1/5
  • 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 27-January 5, inbound route (Kyushu → Kansai) August 13-August 19 and December 27-January 5. 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 27-January 5, inbound route (Kyushu → Kansai) August 13-August 19 and December 27-January 5.

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%

The cancellation fee for the pet room fee is the same as for the guest room.

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
(Release of boarding ticket is from 15:00 ~ 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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