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Transportation Guide (Ferry to/from Japan)

Lenuel Morales
3/16/2022 8:45:53 AM

South Korea has many ferry services which travel both domestically and to other nearby countries including China and Japan. 

FERRY SERVICES:

► BUSAN PORT INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TERMINAL

Inquiries: +82-1688-7677, +82-51-400-1200

Website: www.busanpa.com

► DONGHAE PORT INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TERMINAL

Inquiries: +82-33-521-0661 (Korean only)

FERRY SERVICE OPERATORS:

Daea Express Shipping (Korean only)

Korea Ferry (Korean, English)

Pukwan Ferry (Korean, English, Japanese)

Pan Star (Korean, English, Japanese)

JR Beetle (Korean only)

Duwon Ship (Korean only)

TRAVEL TIME:

► Japan to/from Busan

Fukuoka - 3 hours and 5 minutes (JR Beetle) / Korea bound 6 hours, Japan bound 9 hours (Korea Ferry)

Shimonoseki - 11 hours (Pukwan Ferry)

Izuhara - 2 hours and 30 minutes (Daea Express Shipping) / 1 hour and 55 minutes (Mirae Jet Kobee)

Osaka - 19 hours (Pan Star)

Hitachi - 1 hour and 15 minutes (Daea Express Shipping)

► Japan to/from Donghae

• Sakaiminato - 9 hours and 30 minutes

*Ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the weather and other unforeseen conditions.

*Due to COVID-19 some information may also differ for more information you may visit the respective terminal's website.