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Tomakomai (苫小牧) is a port city in Hokkaido, Japan.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Tomakomai is the junction point for the JR Muroran, Hidaka and Chitose lines. The trip from Sapporo, via Chitose airport, takes about 45-60 min.

By boat[edit]

Tomakomai is best known as a major port, with shipping services to points throughout Honshu. There are two separate terminals, both served by local buses from JR Tomakomai station (~20 min to either) and by long-distance buses direct from Sapporo (around 90 min).

  • 1 Tomakomai-ko Ferry Terminal (苫小牧港フェリーターミナル).
  • Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen (川崎近海汽船) "Silver Ferry" to Hachinohe, 4x/day
  • Shosen Mitsui Ferry (商船三井フェリー) "Sunflower" to Oarai, 2x/day
  • Taiheiyo Ferry (太平洋フェリ) to Sendai (daily) and Nagoya (3-4x/week)
  • 2 Tomakomai-ko East Ferry Terminal (苫小牧東港周文フェリーターミナル). This terminal is home for Shin-Nihonkai Ferry.

Get around[edit]



  • Northern Horse Park (A free shuttle bus service operates out of Shin-Chitose airport every hour.), +81 144-58-2116. Northern Horse Park' is 50 hectares of natural parkland where you can enjoy an entire day of horseback riding or cycling.






Go next[edit]

Routes through Tomakomai
END  W  E  HidakaSamani
Iwamizawa  N  S  ShiraoiOshamambe
SapporoChitose  N  S  ShiraoiOshamambe

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