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
- Aug. 22-24 Ryotsu Port 23:00 —> Niigata Port 1:30 (Car Ferry 2 hours 30 mins.)
- Aug. 22-24 Ogi Port 22:30 —> Noetsu Port 1:10 (Car Ferry 2 hours 40 mins.)