Sado is 1.5 times the size of Tokyo's 23 wards, and is an island blessed with rich colors that change with the seasons. There is no railroad, so getting around the island can take longer than expected.
We will introduce how to get to Sado Gold Mine.
Take a boat to Sado Island
You can come to Sado Island by boat from "Niigata Port - Ryotsu Port" or "Naoetsu Port".
Niigata Port - Ryotsu Port
65 minutes by jetfoil (high-speed boat)
2 hours 30 minutes by car ferry
Naoetsu Port - Ogi Port
75 minutes by new jetfoil
*Please check the Sado Kisen website for timetables, fares, etc.
By car or bus to the historical site of Sado Gold Mine
When you arrive in Sado, please come to Sado Gold Mine by car or public transportation.
by car from Ryotsu Port
About 30km About 60 minutes
About 90 minutes via Osado Skyline
By route bus from Ryotsu Port
Sado Kinzan line (about 70 minutes)
or "Aikawa" line (about 60 minutes) - get off at "Aikawa" and transfer to "Sado Kinzan" line (about 10 minutes)
by car from Ogi Port
About 45km About 80 minutes
By route bus from Ogi Port
Bus bound for "Aikawa" (approximately 90 minutes) - Get off at "Aikawa" and change trains bound for "Sado Kinzan" (approximately 10 minutes)*Bound for "Aikawa" connects to "Akane" arrival
*Please check the Niigata Kotsu Sado website for timetables, fares, etc. of the route bus.
Historic Site Sado Gold Mine1305 Shimoaikawa, Sado City, Niigata Prefecture 952-1501