There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Japan and Russia operated by 1 ferry company – DBS Cruise Ferry. The Sakaiminato to Vladivostok ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 43 hours.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Japan Russia crossing between Sakaiminato and Vladivostok.
Japan is an island country in East Asia, divided into 47 prefectures and 8 regions in the Pacific Ocean.
With over 6,000 islands in total, Japan is defined by many different landscapes ranging from cherry blossom-clad hills and iconic volcanoes to ultra-modern cities showcasing the latest technological advances.
Tokyo, the capital, claims the most Michelin stars of any city in the world, so an exquisite sushi feast is never too far away. It also boasts a superb transportation system, an endless amount of bars and awe-inspiring structures, helping it become one of the most visited cities in Asia.
Travelling by ferry is a useful way to get around Japan, as it offers a substantial amount of routes within its many islands and prefectures, which are all operated by a wide range of excellent ferry operators. You can also sail to numerous international destinations including South Korea, China and Russia.
Russia is by far the largest country in the world, covering over one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, spanning Eastern Europe and northern Asia, bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean.
Russia’s great cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the current and former capitals of the country, are the heartland of former Imperial Russia and have now become the focus for most tourists visiting Russia.