Now that you have decided to come and join in the festivities of Earth Celebration, the first thing you need to do is organize your accommodations and transport. Please make your reservations early to ensure a relaxing vacation on Sado Island.
From major cities to Sado Ferry ports
From the mainland to Sado
There are three gateways to Sado: Niigata to Ryotsu, Naoetsu to Ogi and Teradomari to Akadomari. Please see the Sado Kisen website for prices, reservations and boarding-procedure information, and be sure to check the most recent timetable. This year during EC, Sado Kisen is providing the following special ferry services to facilitate travel back to the mainland after the festival.
Last Ferries after EC
- Ryotsu Port > Niigata Port (Car Ferry 2 hours 30 mins. Dep. Aug. 23-25 22:40)
- Ogi Port > Naoetsu Port (Car Ferry 2 hours 40 mins. Dep. Aug. 25 23:10)