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)

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

Contact & reservation

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

Daily cruises from April 1 to Dec. 2, 2018, and Mar. 10 to 31, 2019

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
(9:40) (10:05) No sighteeing
stop
10:10 10:40
9:40 10:05 75min. 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

Saturday, Sunday, and holiday cruises from April 28 to Dec. 2, 2018, and daily cruises on
May 1 and 2 and Aug. 13 to 16, and 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

Saturday, Sunday, and holiday cruises from Dec. 3 to 28, 2018, and April 1 to March 8, 2019

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

Daily cruises from Dec. 29, 2018 to Jan. 3, 2019

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
9:40 10:05 75min. 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.
Access for Imazu Port
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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