Cruise Ferry Schedule/Price List | Hiroshima/Kure — Matsuyama Cruise Routes | Setonaikaikisen

Cruise Ferry Schedule and Price List

The cruise ferry is a car ferry connecting Hiroshima/Kure and Matsuyama in 2 hr. 40 min. It can also be used exclusively for passengers.


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Normal operation

■Discount Service for foreigners
■ The Setouchi Area Pass is available. (Unlimited pass) For details, please visit the JR West Japan website.

Schedule

Regular Schedule

To Matsuyama Kanko Port
 To Hiroshima Port 
Hiroshima Port Kure Port
Matsuyama Kanko Port Matsuyama Kanko Port Kure Port Hiroshima Port
5:45 8:10 1 6:25 8:20 9:05
6:45 7:30 9:25 2 8:25 10:20 11:05
8:15 9:00 10:55 3 9:35 11:30 12:15
9:20 10:05 12:00 4 11:05 13:00 13:45
11:20 12:05 14:00 5 12:15 14:10 14:55
12:25 13:10 15:05 6 14:15 16:10 16:55
13:55 14:40 16:35 7 15:20 17:15 18:00
15:10 15:55 17:50 8 16:50 18:45 19:30
17:15 18:00 19:55 9 18:05 20:00 20:45
19:45 20:30 22:25 10 20:10 22:05 22:50

■ Cruise distance [Hiroshima — Matsuyama 66.2km] [Kure — Matsuyama 48.8km] [Hiroshima — Kure 17.4km]
■ Reproduction of timetables for Setonaikaikisen cruise routes is prohibited.
■ The cruises shown in color indicate either the Setonaikaikisen SEA PASEO or SEA PASEO 2. Other cruises are the Ishizaki Kisen Kyokuyo-maru or Shoyo-maru.
■ Connecting to the tram is not possible upon arrival at Hiroshima Port when boarding the final cruise departing from Matsuyama Kanko Port. Passengers going to Hiroshima Station should disembark at Kure Port and travel to Hiroshima using JR trains.

Regular Schedule

To Matsuyama Kanko Port
 To Hiroshima Port 
Hiroshima Port Kure Port
Matsuyama Kanko Port Matsuyama Kanko Port Kure Port Hiroshima Port
5:45 8:10 1 6:25 8:20 9:05
6:45 7:30 9:25 2 8:25 10:20 11:05
8:15 9:00 10:55 3 9:35 11:30 12:15
9:20 10:05 12:00 4 11:05 13:00 13:45
11:20 12:05 14:00 5 12:15 14:10 14:55
12:25 13:10 15:05 6 14:15 16:10 16:55
13:55 14:40 16:35 7 15:20 17:15 18:00
15:10 15:55 17:50 8 16:50 18:45 19:30
17:15 18:00 19:55 9 18:05 20:00 20:45
19:45 20:30 22:25 10 20:10 22:05 22:50

■ Cruise distance [Hiroshima — Matsuyama 66.2km] [Kure — Matsuyama 48.8km] [Hiroshima — Kure 17.4km]
■ Reproduction of timetables for Setonaikaikisen cruise routes is prohibited.
■ The cruises shown in color indicate either the Setonaikaikisen SEA PASEO or SEA PASEO 2. Other cruises are the Ishizaki Kisen Kyokuyo-maru or Shoyo-maru. 
■ Connecting to the tram is not possible upon arrival at Hiroshima Port when boarding the final cruise departing from Matsuyama Kanko Port. Passengers going to Hiroshima Station should disembark at Kure Port and travel to Hiroshima using JR trains.

Price List

Ferry “My Car” Discount (a one-way discount for vehicles less than 6m in length)

Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Hiroshima Port — Kure Port
Light motor vehicle Standard vehicle Light motor vehicle Standard vehicle Light motor vehicle Standard vehicle
under 3m in length ¥7,000 ¥7,000 ¥6,000 ¥6,000 ¥2,000 ¥2,000
3m-under 4m ¥8,900 ¥9,500 ¥7,500 ¥8,000 ¥2,700 ¥2,700
4m-under 5m ¥11,000 ¥9,300 ¥3,400
5m-under 6m ¥11,700 ¥10,300 ¥3,900
Accompanying passenger fare
(1 person, one-way)
Adults¥4,000/Children¥2,000 Adults¥3,200/Children¥1,600 Adults¥900/Children¥450

■ Standard vehicles under 3m in length will be regarded as light vehicles.
■ This discount cannot be combined with other discounts.
■ There are no dates prohibiting use of the discount.
■ Junior high school students and older are charged the adult fare. The fare for children refers to elementary school children.
■ Infants (under age 1 year) are free. One preschool child (toddler) per adult sails for free. If an adult sails with more than 1 preschool child, each additional preschooler will be charged the children’s fare.

Passenger Fare: One way per person (tax incl.)

*The fare is after April 1, 2023.

Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port
Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port
Hiroshima Port — Kure Port
Adults Children Adults Children Adults Children
¥5,000 ¥2,500 ¥4,000 ¥2,000 ¥1,000 ¥500

■ Junior high school students and older are charged the adult fare. The fare for children refers to elementary school children.
■ Infants (under age 1 year) are free. One preschool child (toddler) per adult sails for free. If an adult sails with more than 1 preschool child, each additional preschooler will be charged the children’s fare.

Vehicle Fare: One way per vehicle (tax incl.)

Vehicle Type Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Hiroshima Port — Kure Port
Under 3m in length ¥7,330 ¥6,280 ¥2,200
3m–under 4m ¥9,950 ¥8,380 ¥3,040
4m–under 5m ¥12,250 ¥10,370 ¥3,770
5m–under 6m ¥13,100 ¥11,520 ¥4,400
6m–under 7m ¥14,150 ¥12,880 ¥5,240
7m–under 8m ¥15,720 ¥14,350 ¥6,180
8m–under 9m ¥17,280 ¥16,240 ¥7,750
9m–under 10m ¥19,070 ¥17,600 ¥8,700
10m–under 11m ¥21,050 ¥19,170 ¥9,430
11m–under 12m ¥22,840 ¥20,750 ¥10,370
For every additional 1m above 12m ¥1,880 ¥1,780 ¥1,360
Bicycles ¥500 ¥500 ¥300
Scooters under 125cc ¥1,000 ¥1,000 ¥600
Motorcycles under 750cc ¥1,800 ¥1,800 ¥1,050
Motorcycles 750cc and over ¥2,400 ¥2,400 ¥1,450

Points to Note

■ Vehicles measuring up to 3.8m high and 3.2m wide can be shipped.
*If a vehicle exceeds 2.5m in width, for each additional 25cm, the applicable vehicle shipping fare will increase by 10%.
■ The price of shipping a vehicle includes passenger fare for 1 driver.
■ A separate passenger fare is required for bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles.
■ Reservations are not required for bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles.
■ Depending on the cargo load, an additional fee may be charged.
■ Special vehicles are charged different fares and in some cases are not accepted. Please inquire for details.
■ Please inquire about charges for packages and checked baggage.

Passengers Traveling with a Motorcycle 250cc and Over

■ While the ship is operating, lashing belts and stoppers will be used to fasten the vehicle to prevent it from falling over and ensure safety.
■ Be aware that the company takes no responsibility whatsoever for any unintentional damage, etc. incurred due to nautical conditions or fastening belts. You must sign a consent form before boarding.

Ferry “My Car” Discount (a one-way discount for vehicles less than 6m in length)

Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port
Light motor vehicle under 3m in length
Standard vehicle
under 3m in length
Light motor vehicle 3m-under 4m Standard vehicle
4m-under 5m
Standard vehicle
5m-under 6m
¥7,000 ¥8,900 ¥11,000 ¥11,700
Accompanying passenger fare(1 person, one-way) Adults¥4,000/Children¥2,000
Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port
Light motor vehicle under 3m in length
Standard vehicle
under 3m in length
Light motor vehicle 3m-under 4m Standard vehicle
4m-under 5m
Standard vehicle
5m-under 6m
¥6,000 ¥7,500 ¥9,300 ¥10,300
Accompanying passenger fare(1 person, one-way) Adults¥3,200/Children¥1,600
Hiroshima Port — Kure Port
Light motor vehicle under 3m in length
Standard vehicle
under 3m in length
Light motor vehicle 3m-under 4m Standard vehicle
4m-under 5m
Standard vehicle
5m-under 6m
¥2,000 ¥2,700 ¥3,400 ¥3,900
Accompanying passenger fare(1 person, one-way) Adults¥900/Children¥450

■ Standard vehicles under 3m in length will be regarded as light vehicles.
■ This discount cannot be combined with other discounts.
■ There are no dates prohibiting use of the discount.
■ Junior high school students and older are charged the adult fare. The fare for children refers to elementary school children.
■ Infants (under age 1 year) are free. One preschool child (toddler) per adult sails for free. If an adult sails with more than 1 preschool child, each additional preschooler will be charged the children’s fare.

Passenger Fare: One way per person (tax incl.)
*The fare is after April 1, 2023.

Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Hiroshima Port — Kure Port
Adults Children Adults Children Adults Children
¥5,000 ¥2,500 ¥4,000 ¥2,000 ¥1,000 ¥500

■ Junior high school students and older are charged the adult fare. The fare for children refers to elementary school children.
■ Infants (under age 1 year) are free. One preschool child (toddler) per adult sails for free. If an adult sails with more than 1 preschool child, each additional preschooler will be charged the children’s fare.

Vehicle Fare: One way per vehicle (tax incl.)

Vehicle Type Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port Hiroshima Port — Kure Port
Under 3m in length ¥7,330 ¥6,280 ¥2,200
3m–under 4m ¥9,950 ¥8,380 ¥3,040
4m–under 5m ¥12,250 ¥10,370 ¥3,770
5m–under 6m ¥13,100 ¥11,520 ¥4,400
6m–under 7m ¥14,150 ¥12,880 ¥5,240
7m–under 8m ¥15,720 ¥14,350 ¥6,180
8m–under 9m ¥17,280 ¥16,240 ¥7,750
9m–under 10m ¥19,070 ¥17,600 ¥8,700
10m–under 11m ¥21,050 ¥19,170 ¥9,430
11m–under 12m ¥22,840 ¥20,750 ¥10,370
For every additional 1m above 12m ¥1,880 ¥1,780 ¥1,360
Bicycles ¥500 ¥500 ¥300
Scooters under 125cc ¥1,000 ¥1,000 ¥600
Motorcycles under 750cc ¥1,800 ¥1,800 ¥1,050
Motorcycles 750cc and over ¥2,400 ¥2,400 ¥1,450

Points to Note

■ Vehicles measuring up to 3.8m high and 3.2m wide can be shipped.
*If a vehicle exceeds 2.5m in width, for each additional 25cm, the applicable vehicle shipping fare will increase by 10%.
■ The price of shipping a vehicle includes passenger fare for 1 driver.
■ A separate passenger fare is required for bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles.
■ Reservations are not required for bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles.
■ Depending on the cargo load, an additional fee may be charged.
■ Special vehicles are charged different fares and in some cases are not accepted. Please inquire for details.
■ Please inquire about charges for packages and checked baggage.

Passengers Traveling with a Motorcycle 250cc and Over

■ While the ship is operating, lashing belts and stoppers will be used to fasten the vehicle to prevent it from falling over and ensure safety.
■ Be aware that the company takes no responsibility whatsoever for any unintentional damage, etc. incurred due to nautical conditions or fastening belts. You must sign a consent form before boarding.

Discounted Fares

Discounted Fares: One way per person (tax incl.)

*The fare is after April 1, 2023.

Discount Route Adults Children
General group discount
Min. of 15 people

One way: 10%
Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port ¥4,500 ¥2,250
Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port ¥3,600 ¥1,800
Hiroshima Port — Kure Port ¥900 ¥450
Physical disability discount
Intellectual disability discount
Mental disability discount
Only disability certificates issued in Japan are eligible for the discount.
Overseas Visitors
DiscountService
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■ The Ferry “My Car” discount cannot be combined with other discounts. The discount rate is applied to the regular fare.

Discounted Fares: One way per person (tax incl.)

*The fare is after April 1, 2023.

Discount Route Adults Children
General group discount
Min. of 15 people

One way: 10%
Hiroshima Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port ¥4,500 ¥2,250
Kure Port — Matsuyama Kanko Port ¥3,600 ¥1,800
Hiroshima Port — Kure Port ¥900 ¥450
Physical disability discount
Intellectual disability discount
Mental disability discount
Only disability certificates issued in Japan are eligible for the discount.
Overseas Visitors
DiscountService
May8,2023 to March31,2024

30%OFF 
To apply for the discount, it is necessary to present
a passport and fill out a passenger list at the counter.

■ The Ferry “My Car” discount cannot be combined with other discounts. The discount rate is applied to the regular fare.

Steps to Take Before Boarding

Steps to Take Before Boarding

STEP 1 Reservations

Please make reservations either by the e-mail reservation form. Persons arriving on foot, with a motorcycle, or with a vehicle traveling the Hiroshima—Kure route may board on the day of passage on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, vehicles without a reservation may also board on the day of passage on a first-come, first-served basis.

*Reservations by e-mail reservation form can be made up to 17:00 the day before departure.
*Please call to make a reservation for trucks, special vehicles, and groups (15 people or more) traveling without a vehicle. The e-mail registration form cannot be used. (082-253-1212)

*To change or cancel a reservation, please send by e-mail at least 1 hour prior to departure. (info@setonaikaikisen.co.jp)
*When boarding at Kure Port, send mail at least 1 hour prior to departing Hiroshima Port.
*Changes/cancellations for the 5:45/6:45 cruises departing Hiroshima and the 6:25 cruise departing Matsuyama must be made by 21:00 the day before.
*If you arrive without a reservation the vehicle cargo hold may be full and you may not be able to board.

STEP 2 Check-in Procedure (on the day of passage)

Persons who have purchased a voucher in advance must also check in.
In addition, please check in as early as possible since the pier (boarding site) is located some distance away at each port. Please note that if you cannot board by the scheduled departure time, you will be unable to board the ship.Especially when boarding with a vehicle, motorcycle, or bicycle, you may not be able to board if you don’t complete the check-in procedure by the time boarding begins.

■ Hiroshima Port
Check-in begins 30 min. prior to departure, and boarding 10 min. prior. Please complete the check-in procedure 20 min. before departure.
*When arriving on foot for the 5:45 cruise, please come to the vehicle counter (in front of the No. 10 jetty), not the Hiroshima Port Terminal counter.
■ Kure Port
Check-in begins 30 min. prior to departure, and boarding begins as soon as the ship arrives. Please complete the check-in procedure 10 min. prior to departure.
*For the 22:05 Hiroshima departure from Kure,payment is required on board ship as the ticket counter is not open during business hours. Please arrive at the boarding site at least 10 minutes before departure.
■ Matsuyama Kanko Port
Passenger check-in begins 30 min. prior to departure, and vehicle check-in begins 60 min. prior. Boarding begins 10 min. prior to departure, so please complete the check-in procedure 20 min. before departure.
*Vehicle check-in begins 30 min. prior to departure for the first cruise only.

STEP 3 Payment (on the day of passage)

Please pay at the counter on the day of passage. Payments cannot be made in advance.

■ Some items can only be paid for in cash, such as connecting tickets. Please inquire for details.

Ship Facilities, etc.

Persons Using a Wheelchair

Information on boarding gangways for each port, onboard dimensions, and cruise ferry elevators are provided. Please check the details below before boarding.

Ship Facilities

■Payment methods accepted at stores on board SEA PASEO

Carry-on Baggage

■ Carry-on baggage is limited to items with length, width, and height totaling a maximum of 2m and weighing a maximum of 30kg. Each passenger is allowed up to 2 carry-ons. No fee is charged.
■ Small animals are treated as carry-on baggage. Passengers traveling with an animal must read the information below.

Transportation from the Port

Persons Using a Wheelchair

Information on boarding gangways for each port, onboard dimensions, and cruise ferry elevators are provided. Please check the details below before boarding.

Ship Facilities

Carry-on Baggage

■ Carry-on baggage is limited to items with length, width, and height totaling a maximum of 2m and weighing a maximum of 30kg. Each passenger is allowed up to 2 carry-ons. No fee is charged.
■ Small animals are treated as carry-on baggage. Passengers traveling with an animal must read the information below.

Transportation from the Port

Information on Boarding Sites

Hiroshima Port Information

Detailed information on Hiroshima Port

Address
1-13-26 Ujina Kaigan, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi 734-0011

Boarding site

  • The ferry boarding site is the No. 10 jetty on the east side. Please note it is some distance away.

Nearby parking areas

Hours
Open 24 hr./day, year-round
Parking fees
The first hour is free. Every 30 min. thereafter is 100 yen.
After exceeding 1,000 yen, a flat sum of 1,000 yen will be charged up to 24 hr. From the 2nd day, every 30 min. will be 100 yen. After 24 hr. have passed, fees will be repeatedly incurred as above.
For details, see the Hiroshima City website.
No. of parking spaces
(1) Hiroshima Minato Park Parking Area: 290
(2) Hiroshima Port Pier Parking Area: 110
(3) Ujina Hatoba Park Parking Area: 90

Kure Port Information

Detailed information on Kure Port

Address
4 Takaramachi, Kure-shi, Hiroshima 737-0029

Boarding site

  • The ferry boarding site is the No. 4 jetty.

Nearby parking areas

Hours
Open 24 hr./day, year-round
Parking fees
(1) Central Pier Terminal Parking Area: The first 30 min. is free. Every 30 min. thereafter is 100 yen.
The max. fee for 24 hr. is 1,200 yen.
(2) Yamato Museum Parking Area 1: 100 yen/hr.
For details, see the Kure City website.
No. of parking spaces
(1) Central Pier Terminal Parking Area: 27
(2) Yamato Museum Parking Area 1: 65

Matsuyama Kanko Port Information

Detailed information on Matsuyama Kanko Port

Address
5-2259-1 Takahamamachi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime 791-8081

Boarding site

  • The ferry boarding site is the quay on the left, outside of Gate C on the 2nd floor.

Parking areas

Hours
Closed: Open year round, Hours: 4:00–23:00
Parking fees
100 yen/50 min. After 7 hr. 30 min. have passed, a flat sum of 1,000 yen will be charged up to 24 hr. After 24 hr. have passed, fees will be repeatedly incurred as above.
No. of parking spaces
266 (max. vehicle dimensions of 2.1m height, 1.8m width, 5.0m length)