I'm interested in visiting the Japan after some Russian Far East trip.
I'm searching for the sea ways to the Japan. Can you help me with that?

Update: I'm searching some extremal variants not from Vladivostok


Yes there are at least two. How far far east do you want?

Slightly far east:

  • There is a ferry between Vladivostok and Takaoka.
  • There should be a ferry between Vladivostok and Toyama.
  • (There may be a ferry between Vladivostok and Niigata but reports say it's discontinued for now)

Extremely far east:

  • There is a ferry between Sakhalin (Korsakov) and far northern Hokkaido (Wakkanai).

If it's something off the beaten path you're looking for I've been wanting to do the Sahkhalin-Japan crossing for a few years. If it's something practial you're looking for that may not be it (-:

Here are some useful links:

  • Updated the answer
    – VMAtm
    Jul 5 '11 at 8:47
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    Updated with more details but didn't want to plagiarise the sources especially since some of the the dates, times, and prices may not be up to date. Jul 5 '11 at 8:52

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