Tokyo Cruise Ship

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Tokyo Cruise Ship
Himiko Cruise Ship.jpg
Himiko on Sumida River
Locale Tokyo, Japan
Waterway Port of Tokyo and Sumida River
Transit type Water bus
Operator Tokyo Cruise Ship Company
No. of lines 6
No. of vessels 11 passenger ships, 1 work ship
No. of terminals 11

The Tokyo Cruise Ship (東京都観光汽船 Tōkyō-to Kankō Kisen?, "Tokyo Metropolis Sightseeing Ship") is a water bus operator in Tokyo. Unlike Tokyo Metropolitan Park Associartion (Tokyo Mizube Line), another water bus operator in Tokyo, Tokyo Cruise Ship is a private company. The services include public lines listed below, as well as event cruises and chartered ships.

Lines[edit]

Arrows (→) indicate ships only go that direction. Dashes (—) indicate ships go both directions. Lines are operated everyday, unless noted otherwise.

Sumida River Line (隅田川ライン Sumidagawa Rain?)

Asakusa → Hamarikyū → Hinode Pier
Hinode Pier → Asakusa

Asakusa-Odaiba Direct Line (浅草・お台場直通ライン Asakusa-Odaiba Chokutsū Rain?)

Asakusa → Odaiba Seaside Park → Toyosu → Asakusa

Happy Dog Cruise (ハッピードッグクルーズ Happī Doggu Kurūzu?)

Odaiba Seaside Park → (Cruising) → Odaiba Seaside Park
A daily event cruise for dog people.

Odaiba Line (お台場ライン Odaiba Rain?)

Hinode Pier — Harumi — Odaiba Seaside Park

Tokyo Big Sight Palette Town Line (東京ビッグサイト・パレットタウンライン Tōkyō Biggu Saito Paretto Taun Rain?)

Hinode Pier — Tokyo Big Sight — Palette Town
Closes on Monday and Tuesday.

Museum of Maritime Science, Shinagawa Aquarium Line (船の科学館・しながわ水族館ライン Fune no Kagakukan Shinagawa Suizokukan Rain?)

Hinode Pier — Museum of Maritime Science — Ooi Seashore Park — Shinagawa Aquarium
Closes when Shinagawa Aquarium closes (basically on Tuesday). The line is called "Canal Cruise" (キャナルクルーズ Kyanaru Kurūzu?) inside ships.

Ships[edit]

The design produced by Leiji Matsumoto, a famous comic artist.
  • Jubilee (ジュビリー Jubirī?)
  • Kaisyū (海舟 Kaishū?)
  • Our Town (アワータウン Awā Taun?)
  • River Town (リバータウン Ribā Taun?)
  • Ryōma (竜馬?)
  • Sion (潮音 Shion?)
  • Sumida-I (Sumida-Wan)
A rescue work ship.
  • Super City (スーパーシティー Sūpā Shitī?)
  • Your Town (ユアータウン Yuā Taun?)
  • You ( ?)
Used for the Happy Dog Cruise. The only paddlewheeler in Tokyo Bay.

Stations[edit]

Name Japanese Transfers Facilities Location
Hinode Pier 日の出桟橋 JR: Keihin-Tōhoku Line and Yamanote Line (Both 9 min. walk from Hamamatsuchō)
Tokyo Monorail (9 min. walk from Hamamatsuchō)
Yurikamome (2 min. walk from Hinode, U-04)
Hinode Pier Minato
Asakusa 浅草 Tōbu: Isesaki Line (1 min. walk from Asakusa)
Toei: Asakusa Line (3 min. walk from Asakusa, A-18)
Tokyo Metro: Ginza Line (1 min. walk from Asakusa, G-19)
Asakusa (Sensō-ji Temple), Kappabashi, Asahi Breweries Taitō
Hamarikyū 浜離宮 JR: Keihin-Tōhoku Line, Tōkaidō Main Line, Yamanote Line, and Yokosuka Line (All 10 min. walk from Shimbashi)
Toei: Asakusa Line (10min. walk from Shimbashi, A-10), Ōedo Line (5 min. walk from Shiodome, E-19, or 7 min. walk from Tsukiji-Shijō, E-18)
Tokyo Metro: Ginza Line (10 min. walk from Shimbashi, G-08)
Tokyo Mizube Line (Hama-rikyū, same place)
Yurikamome (5 min. walk from Shiodome, U-02)
Hamarikyū Gardens, Tsukiji fish market, Shiodome Chūō
Toyosu 豊洲 Tokyo Metro: Yūrakuchō Line (5 min. walk from Toyosu, Y-22)
Yurikamome (5 min. walk from Toyosu, U-16)
Urban Dock LaLaPort Toyosu, Tokyo Gus Science Museum, Toyosu Park Kōtō
Harumi 晴海 Harumi Ferry Terminal Chūō
Odaiba Seaside Park お台場海浜公園 Tokyo Mizube Line (Odaiba-kaihinkōen, same place)
Yurikamome (5 min. walk from Daiba, U-07)
Odaiba Kaihin Park, Aqua City Odaiba, Decks Tokyo Beach, Fuji Television Minato
Museum of Maritime Science 船の科学館 Tokyo Mizube Line (Fune-no-Kagakukan, same place)
Yurikamome (5 min. walk from Fune-no-kagakukan, U-08)
Museum of Maritime Science, Shiokaze Park Kōtō
Palette Town パレットタウン Tokyo Mizube Line (Palettetown, same place)
Yurikamome (In front of Aomi, U-10)
Palette Town (VenusFort, Megaweb, Zepp Tokyo)
Tokyo Big Sight 東京ビッグサイト Tokyo Mizube Line (Tokyo-Big-Site, same place)
Yurikamome (3 min. walk from Kokusai-tenjijō-seimon, U-11)
Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo Fashion Town
Ooi Seashore Park 大井海浜公園 Tokyo Monorail (5min. walk from Ōi-Keibajō-mae) Ōi Futō Chūō Kaihin Park Shinagawa
Shinagawa Aquarium しながわ水族館 Keikyū: Main Line (7 min. walk from Ōmori-Kaigan) Shinagawa Aquarium, Ōi Racecourse

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