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.

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

Fares (round trip)

● Boarding fees until September 30 (Monday)

  • Adult ¥3,070
  • Students ¥2,450 *2
  • Children ¥1,540 *3

● Boarding fee from Tuesday, October 1

  • Adult ¥3,130
  • Students ¥2,500 *2
  • Children ¥1,570 *3
  • The rate includes 8% consumption tax. From October 2019,
    the amount will be changed to include 10% consumption tax. Please note.

Contact & reservation

Nagahama Office  TEL.0749-62-3390  FAX.0749-65-0735

Chikubushima Port map

Operating daily April 1st–December 1st, 2019, January 1th–5st, 2020, March 8th–31st, 2020

*Extra services 1–4 only operate on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays from April 27th–December 1st, 2019 and daily from April 30th–May 2nd, August 13th–16th, and for group bookings of 15 persons or more

Cruise Dep.
Nagahama Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
(9:00) (9:30) No sighteeing
stop
9:35 10:05
9:00 9:30 75min. 10:45 11:15
Additional cruise① 9:30 10:00 80min. 11:20 11:50
10:10 10:40 85min. 12:05 12:35
Additional cruise② 10:45 11:15 85min. 12:40 13:10
11:30 12:00 85min. 13:25 13:55
Additional cruise③ 12:05 12:35 85min. 14:00 14:30
12:50 13:20 80min. 14:40 15:10
Additional cruise④ 13:25 13:55 80min. 15:15 15:45
14:05 14:35 80min. 15:55 16:25

Extra Cruise

Operating daily April 27th–May 6th, August 10th–18th, 2019

Cruise Dep.
Nagahama Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
Extra cruise 15:20 15:50 75min. 17:05 17:35

Winter schedule for the Nagahama Route

Operating daily December 2nd–27th, 2019, January 6th–March 6th, 2020

Cruise Dep.
Nagahama Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
10:10 10:40 85min. 12:05 12:35
12:50 13:20 80min. 14:40 15:10

New Year's Holiday Cruise

Operating daily December 28th–31st, 2019
※ From January 1st–5th, normally operates with Diamond 1–5 services

Cruise Dep.
Nagahama Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
9:00 9:30 75min. 10:45 11:15
11:30 12:00 85min. 13:25 13:55
14:05 14:35 80min. 15:55 16:25
  • *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 Nagahama 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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