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Our Ships

The Sunflower offers elegant cabins and amenities just as you would find at a fine hotel. We hope you enjoy the panoramic views of sea and sky.

  • Comfortable voyage

    Enhancing the enjoyment of passengers with newly expanded facilities. Balconies newly added to luxury cabins. Pet friendly private rooms, a dog run, and large bathing areas with outdoor views.

  • Relaxing spaces

    More guest rooms are now private cabins adding more restful space to your voyage. Also enjoy the public atrium lounge along the side of the ship

  • Convenience

    Adopting the latest technology has increased the ship's speed and greatly boosted its environment performance. Safety equipment and barrier-free access have also been enhanced.

Route & Time Table


Hokkaido route links Hokkaido and Tokyo in about 18 hours each way. The most convenient and enjoyable ferry service between Metropolitan Tokyo and Hokkaido.
Two sailings every day (evening ferry/night ferry) from each port.
The evening ferry departs in the evening and arrives at the destination after the noon the next day. You can enjoy a relaxing cruise with a wide variety of cabin options and fully appointed public facilities.
The night ferry departs at midnight and arrives at the destination on the evening of the same day. The ferry offers casual rooms, as well as light meal and beverage vending machines.

Evening Ferry

You can spend more comfortable time with our new ships. Our ships have a variety of rooms. You can also stay with your dogs in the room.

Departure Arrival
Oarai - Tomakomai 19:45 Next day 13:30
Tomakomai - Oarai 18:45 Next day 14:00

Night Ferry

Casual ferry. We have two deluxe rooms and bedstead rooms. Beverage and food vending machine are equipped with ships.

Departure Arrival
Oarai - Tomakomai 01:45 19:45
Tomakomai - Oarai 01:30 19:30

Shipboard Life

  • Cabin

    Enjoy an experience quite out of the ordinary as you relax on an ocean voyage. We have 6 types of room.

  • Restaurant

    Enjoy a meal in the open space of our restaurant.

  • Shop

    We sell items that cannot be acquired anywhere other than on the Sunflower, so please do stop by.

Free Facilities

  • Ocean view spa room with Sauna

    Enjoy relaxing moments in the large bath (with Sauna) as you gaze out over the ocean Scenery.

  • Kids Land

    We equipped a free space for Kids. Kids may not boring in spite of long cruise.

  • Promenade

    Passengers can enjoy views of the horizon across the Pacific Ocean from a two-story atrium lounge along the side of the ship.


Enjoy both Hokkaido's natural beauty and sight-seeing in the Tokyo area together.


  • Siretoko
  • Hakodate
  • Furano
  • Sapporo
  • Asahikawa
  • Camp


  • Asakusa
  • Kabuki

Vacancy inquiry / Internet Reservation

Vacancy inquiry / Internet Reservation

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Please note
  • Depending on the subject, it may take some time for us to respond, and we may not be able to answer all questions.
  • We will need some extra days to respond to inquiries received on Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and during year-end and New Year holidays.

Telephone Reservation

Reception time
Sundays, public holidays and 12/31 to 1/4, 5/1

0120-489850 (domestic calls only)

Oarai Passenger Reservation Center
Tomakomai Passenger Reservation Center