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.

Biwako Traverse Route
(from either Imazu Port or Nagahama Port)

Fares

  • Adult ¥2,880
  • Students ¥2,300 *2
  • Children ¥1,440 *3

  • The rate includes 10% consumption tax.

Contact & reservation

Contact the Nagahama Office or Imazu sales office.

Chikubushima Cruise map

1. Imazu Port → Chikubushima sightseeing → Nagahama Port

Operating daily: March 7th–December 5th, 2021, and March 6th–March 31st, 2022

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
9:30 9:55 50min. 10:45 11:15
10:40 11:05 60min. 12:05 12:35
12:00 12:25 60min. 13:25 13:55
13:10 13:35 65min. 14:40 15:10
14:20 14:45 70min. 15:55 16:25

2. Nagahama Port→Chikubushima sightseeing→Imazu Port

Operating daily: March 7th–December 5th, 2021, and March 6th–March 31st, 2022

Cruise Dep.
Nagahama Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
9:00 9:30 30min. 10:00 10:30
10:10 10:40 30min. 11:10 11:40
11:30 12:00 30min. 12:30 13:00
12:50 13:20 20min. 13:40 14:10
14:05 14:35 15min. 14:50 15:20

You may board the cruise following the one scheduled, if you would like more time on Chikubushima Island. However, please make sure to consult with the cruise staff prior to your scheduled original departure time.


  • *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.

Notes for 3 routes

  • *1Changes to scheduled departure and/or arrival times may also be caused by large numbers of passengers, privately chartered cruises, strong winds or rain, etc.
  • ※ If visiting after arriving on Chikubu Island, 500 JPY for adults and 300 JPY for children is required.
Biwako Kisen
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