Ferries

About Ferries

Two ferry ships to Iki, Nagasaki Prefecture, have been in service since April 2007.

Ship Name Gross Tonnage Passenger capacity Number of Vehicles Loaded
Emerald Karatsu 984t 350 46

Ship Name Gross Tonnage Passenger capacity Number of Vehicles Loaded
Diamond Iki 932t 350 43

Time Table/Fare

Time Table(External site)


Fare(External site)

Ferry Terminal (Karatsu Minato Exchange Center)

Access

〈East Port Ferry Terminal〉

●By bus Board a bus at Tenjin Bus Center or Hakata Bus Terminal and get off at Ōteguchi Bus Center. From here take the city bus and get off at Karatsu Ferry Terminal.

●By car【From Fukuoka(Use the Nijo Hamatama Road)】Pass Karatsu Castle in front of Karatsu Ōhashi Bridge, turn right at the Shizuibashi intersection, go straight for about 6 km. Turn right at the 3rd fork, past the old thermal power station.
【From Taku】From Taku IC, take Route 203 toward Karatsu straight for about 23 km. After turning left at Karatsu City Higashi Karatsu intersection at Matsuura Bridge, go straight for about 4 km. Turn right at the 3rd fork, past the old thermal power station.

●Address:2-52 Higashi-Oshima,
Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture

●Parking lot: 70 Passenger vehicles,
2 for handicapped people
●Parking fee: 400 yen for 12 hours
●About 70 minutes by car
from Fukuoka Airport (using tollway)
●It is approximately 100 minutes by car
from Kyushu Saga International Airport
●Approximately 5 minutes by car
from JR Nishi Karatsu Station
(About 90 minutes by train
from JR Hakata Station to
JR Nishi Karatsu Station)
●Central city area
(approximately 10 minutes by car
from JR Karatsu station)

◼︎ Cargo handling work:
Yobuko Shipping Co., Ltd.
Phone:0955-75-7750