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Ferry from Busan to Osaka

On average there are 2 weekly sailings between Busan to Osaka. This ferry route is operated by Panstar Cruise. Busan Osaka ferries cost between £72 and £252, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Busan Osaka ferries.

Busan Osaka Ferry Times

The first Busan Osaka ferry typically departs from Busan at around 15:00. The last ferry usually departs at 15:00.

How long is the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

Busan Osaka Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 19h 0m. The fastest sailings are approximately 19h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Busan Osaka Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 2 weekly ferry sailings from Busan to Osaka. These sailings are provided by Panstar Cruise. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Busan Osaka Ferry Prices

Busan Osaka ferry prices typically range between £72* and £252*. The average price is typically £159*. The cheapest Busan Osaka ferry prices start from £64*. The average price for a foot passenger is £159*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Busan to Osaka?

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

Can I travel by car on the Busan Osaka ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Busan and Osaka

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Busan to Osaka?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Panstar Cruise between Busan and Osaka.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

Pets are currently not allowed on board the ferries from Busan to Osaka.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from South Korea to Japan page.
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Busan - Osaka Route summary
Departure Country South Korea
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 1
Operators Panstar Cruise
Average Price £159*
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 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

The ferry crossing time from Busan to Osaka is approximately 19h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

Busan to Osaka ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Busan to Osaka is £160. Price exclusive of booking fees.

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?

Book ferries from Busan to Osaka through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

Yes, you can 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, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Busan to Osaka?

No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.

How far is Osaka from Busan?

The distance between Busan to Osaka is approximately 383 nautical Miles.

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.

Busan to Osaka Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Panstar Cruise 15:00 10:00 19 hours Mon, Wed, Fri
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