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Busan Osaka Ferry

Typically ferries from Busan to Osaka sail 2 times a week. The Busan to Osaka ferry is operated by Panstar Cruise. Busan Osaka Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Busan Osaka Ferry Times

Busan Osaka ferries typically depart from Busan at around 15:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Osaka to Busan is approximately 19h 0m.

Busan to Osaka Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Busan to Osaka typically range between $143* and $542*. On average the Busan Osaka ferry is $316*. The cheapest Busan Osaka ferry prices start from $101*. The average price for a foot passenger is $316*. The average price for a Brjanslaekur Stykkisholmur car ferry is $299*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Osaka from Busan?

The distance between Busan and Osaka is approximately 441.4 miles (710.3km), or 383.5 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Busan to Osaka?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Busan to Osaka.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Busan Osaka ferry?

Yes, Busan Osaka ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Busan to Osaka with Panstar Cruise.

Busan Osaka Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Panstar Cruise - 2 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Busan - Osaka Route summary
Departure Country South Korea
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 1
Operators Panstar Cruise
Average Price A$342*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 19h 0m
First Ferry 15:00
Distance 383 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Busan to Osaka is approximately 19h. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Busan to Osaka?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Busan to Osaka and this is
    • Panstar Cruise
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Busan to Osaka?

    Ferries from Busan to Osaka are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Busan to Osaka with
    • Panstar Cruise
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

    No, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

    No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

Busan Guide

The port city of Busan is South Korea’s largest terminal and the second most populous city behind the capital, Seoul. There are sailings to the Japanese cities of Hakata and Osaka from the port with Panstar Cruise, Camellia Line and JR Kyushu Jet Ferry.

What is there to do in Busan?
With rugged mountains and sandy beaches, Busan is situated in the heart of beautiful landscape. The city itself has a huge amount on offer, not just stunning vistas, with hot springs, sensational seafood, chic bars and cafes and plenty of museums and cultural sights for you to enjoy. Beomeosa and Yonggungsa temples give visitors a chance to experience Korean culture, whilst the aquarium and Taejongdae Resort Park offer fun days out. There’s something for everyone.

What about the transport links?
With the city containing over three and half million people, transport is not an issue. There is a subway service, bus routes and national railway as well as Gimhae International Airport in close proximity. Many of the links stop right outside the terminal.

What services does the port provide?
The Port of Busan is an important gateway to the south of Japan. There are daily sailings to Hakata, taking three hours with JR Jyushu Jet Ferry and eleven and a half hours with Camellia Line. There are also three weekly sailings to Osaka, supplied by Panstart Cruise. This journey take nineteen hours.

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