Scenic Japan from the Water

Route Details

Osaka Nanko Port - Kitakyushu Shin Moji Port

  • Ferry Osaka II

  • Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

    Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is the longest span bridge in the world, which links the city of Kobe on the Japanese mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island.

    Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Company Limited

  • Sunrise from the ferry

    A view of the sun rising from the ocean is a privilege of night ferry.

  • Dotonbori area

    Dotonbori, situated on the south side of Dotonbori River, is one of Osaka’s most popular tourist spots, an entertainment and shopping district as well as a foody destination.

  • Hakata Ramen

    Hakata-style Tonkotsu Ramen is popular along with Ramens of Hokkaido, namely Sapporo-style Miso Ramen, Hakodate-style Shio Ramen, and Asahikawa-style Shoyu Ramen.

    Provided by City of Fukuoka

  • Yufuin-Onsen, Shitanyu

    Yufuin Onsen is a popular hot spring resort in Oita Prefecture. This public bath is symbolic of Yufuin Onsen.

  • Koyasan, Danjo Garan

    Koyasan is the center of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan about 1200 years ago by Kobo Daishi. Danjo Garan is one of the two most sacred sites in Koyasan.

  • Mojiko Retro

    Historic Mojiko, a delightful early 20th century port district that continues to move with the times

    ⒸKitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

  • Mt. Takato Park

    Nature and Scenic Beauty , Night View and Light Displays , Flower Attractions , Park

    ⒸKitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

  • Blue Wing Drawbridge

    Beautiful drawbridge facing the Kanmon Straits

    ⒸKitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

  • Ferry Osaka II

  • Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

    Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is the longest span bridge in the world, which links the city of Kobe on the Japanese mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island.

    Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Company Limited

  • Sunrise from the ferry

    A view of the sun rising from the ocean is a privilege of night ferry.

  • Dotonbori area

    Dotonbori, situated on the south side of Dotonbori River, is one of Osaka’s most popular tourist spots, an entertainment and shopping district as well as a foody destination.

  • Hakata Ramen

    Hakata-style Tonkotsu Ramen is popular along with Ramens of Hokkaido, namely Sapporo-style Miso Ramen, Hakodate-style Shio Ramen, and Asahikawa-style Shoyu Ramen.

    Provided by City of Fukuoka

  • Yufuin-Onsen, Shitanyu

    Yufuin Onsen is a popular hot spring resort in Oita Prefecture. This public bath is symbolic of Yufuin Onsen.

  • Koyasan, Danjo Garan

    Koyasan is the center of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan about 1200 years ago by Kobo Daishi. Danjo Garan is one of the two most sacred sites in Koyasan.

  • Mojiko Retro

    Historic Mojiko, a delightful early 20th century port district that continues to move with the times

    ⒸKitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

  • Mt. Takato Park

    Nature and Scenic Beauty , Night View and Light Displays , Flower Attractions , Park

    ⒸKitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

  • Blue Wing Drawbridge

    Beautiful drawbridge facing the Kanmon Straits

    ⒸKitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

Routes (Round-Trip)

From

Osaka Nanko Port
Ports of Call

To

Kitakyushu Shin Moji Port

Fare [JPY]

4,540 - 18,330

Distance and Course Time

458.0km - 458.0km
/ 12H30M - 12H40M
A long distance regular line which connects Osaka Nanko Port (Suminoe-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu) and Shin Moji Port (Shinmoji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka-ken) in about 12 hours and 40 minutes by a large car ferry (accommodation available).

[Features]
The large ferries are environmentally friendly considering energy conservation and operate two sailings. The first sailing (Ferry Kyoto II・Ferry Fukuoka II) accommodates 877 passengers and 100 passenger vehicles. The second sailing (Ferry Osaka II・Ferry Kita Kyushu II) accommodates 713 passengers and 105 passenger vehicles.
Two sailings depart everyday in the evening and arrive the next morning. Various types of rooms are available from large rooms to suite rooms including rooms only for female guests. The common areas are fully equipped with restaurant and bathroom with a view, shower room, store, game section, and observation space. In every ship, tablets are available with translation application installed in English, Chinese and Korean.
Travel through the calm waves of Seto Inland Sea and you will go through a series of three bridges starting with the world's largest suspension bridge Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, then Great Seto Bridge, and Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge. You can enjoy the ship trip just like the one on a luxury cruise liner.
This is a convenient route with almost 40 years of history, where you can travel over a long distance and stay overnight at the same time .

[Tourist Attractions Nearby]
▪Osaka Nanko Port
・Kuromon Market: 40 minutes by train from the Ferry Terminal station which is a 5 minute walk from Osaka Nanko Port / A huge food market recognized as the Kitchen of Osaka where you can make an eating tour of fresh fish, vegetables, fruits, meat etc.

・Shinsaibashi: 30 minutes by train from the Ferry Terminal station which is a 5 minute walk from Osaka Nanko Port / The busiest district representing Osaka, crowded with various types of stores from department stores, electronics retail stores to restaurants.

・Universal Studios Japan®: 40 minutes by train from the Ferry Terminal station which is a 5 minute walk from Osaka Nanko Port / A theme park of Hollywood movies.

▪Shin Moji Port
・Karato Market: 20 minutes to JR Moji Station by a free shuttle bus from Shin Moji Port⇒10 minutes by train from JR Moji station to JR Moji Port Station⇒5 minutes by ferry boat from Moji Port to Karato / Wholesale market of fish where you can enjoy seasonal seafood gourmet at a reasonable price.

・Dazaifu Tenmangu: 40 minutes to JR Kokura station by a free shuttle bus from Shin Moji Port⇒15 minutes by shinkansen from JR Kokura station to JR Hakata station⇒40 minutes by bus from Hakata to Dazaifu station / The most important shrine of all other tenmangu shrines throughout Japan worshipping Sugawara Michizane, a shinto deity of education.

[Access to Pier]
▪Osaka Nanko Port
<By train> 5 minute walk from the Ferry Terminal Station of Osaka Metro Nanko Port Town line.
https://goo.gl/maps/zGY6FUNJwv72

<By car> 1.7km or 5 minutes from Nanko Minami Exit of Hanshin Expressway Route 4 Wangan Route.
https://goo.gl/maps/mnXHuALpM6F2

▪Shin Moji Port
<By Bus> 40 minutes from JR Kokura Station or 20 minutes from JR Moji station by a free shuttle bus.
https://goo.gl/maps/4pg8aMvqJZv

<By car> From Shin-Moji Interchange of Kyushu Expressway, take prefectural road 71 for 2.9km or 10 minutes.
https://goo.gl/maps/Q2LjChvhGMw

[Vessel Operator]
Meimon Taiyo Ferry Co., Ltd. 
Items of Interest Car Ferries,Large Car Ferries (Accommodative) Route Type Car Ferries
Reservation Yes Credit Card Yes
Contact Information Passenger Reservation Center
TEL: 050-3784-9680 ( Japanese Only )
9:00 a.m. - 7:50 p.m. (No holidays)
Details

Ports of Call

  1. Osaka Nanko Port
  2. Kitakyushu Shin Moji Port

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Tourist Attractions Nearby

OSAKA
Kitakyushu