Biwako Cruise

CHIKUBUSHIMA CRUISE

Chikubushima has long been known as the island where the gods live. Even today, many visitors come to
experience the mystical energy of this island.

Imazu Route
(Imazu Port ←→ Chikubushima Port — round trip)

Fares (round trip)

● Boarding fees until September 30 (Monday)

  • Adult ¥2,590
  • Students ¥2,080 *2
  • Children ¥1,300 *3

● Boarding fee from Tuesday, October 1

  • Adult ¥2,640
  • Students ¥2,120 *2
  • Children ¥1,320 *3
  • The rate includes 8% consumption tax. From October 2019,
    the amount will be changed to include 10% consumption tax. Please note.

Contact & reservation

Imazu Sales office  TEL.0740-22-1747  FAX.0740-22-3559

Chikubushima Port map

Operating daily April 1st–December 1st, 2019, March 8th–31st, 2020

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
(9:30) (9:55) No sighteeing
stop
10:10 10:40
9:30 9:55 85min. 11:20 11:50
10:50 11:15 75min. 12:30 13:00
12:00 12:25 75min. 13:40 14:10
13:10 13:35 75min. 14:50 15:20

Extra Cruises

Operating only on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays April 27th–December 1st,
2019 daily April 30th–May 2nd, August 13th–16th, 2019 and when there are large group reservations

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
Extra cruise 14:20 14:45 70min. 15:55 16:25

Winter schedule for the Imazu Route

Operating only on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays December 2nd–27th,
2019 and January 6th–March 6th, 2020

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
10:30 10:55 80min. 12:15 12:45
13:00 13:25 80min. 14:45 15:15

New Year's Holiday Cruise

Operating daily December 28th, 2019–January 5th, 2020

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
9:30 9:55 85min. 11:20 11:50
12:00 12:25 75min. 13:40 14:10
14:20 14:45 70min. 15:55 16:25

Schedule may change if “Oisade” fishing is held.


  • *1Groups of 15 or more receive a 10% group discount.
  • *2Please show proof of your status as a student (for junior high / high school / university students).
  • *3For children 5 and under, 1 free fare is included with each adult fare (if accompanying 2 children 5 and under, 1 child fare is required). However, this system does not apply for groups of 15 or more.
  • ※ If visiting after arriving on Chikubu Island, 400 JPY for adults and 300 JPY for children is required.(Boarding fees until September 30 (Monday))
  • 500 JPY for adults and 300 JPY for children is required.(Boarding fee from Tuesday, October 1)
Access for Imazu Port
Biwako Kisen
Biwako Kisen Co., Ltd
5-1-1 Hamaotsu, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan 520-0047 [Reservations Center] TEL +81-77-524-5000
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