Osaka ferry port in Japan is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Busan & Shanghai available. With a selection of up to 4 Sailings Weekly, the port of Osaka connects Japan with South Korea & China.
Sailing durations range from 18 hours 30 minutes on the Busan service to 45 hours on the Shanghai service.
Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Osaka fare search.
Osaka is the capital city of the Osaka Prefecture, located on the south coast of Japan. It’s the second largest metropolitan city belonging to Japan, offering weekly 45 hour crossings to Shanghai, with Shanghai Ferries providing the gateway to China.
Osaka embodies the quintessential modern Japanese city; the skyline is littered with skyscrapers and extravagant restaurants, whilst the streets are flooded with tourists and businessman buzzing around the high tech infrastructure. The main attraction for the city is Universal Studios Japan, one of the world’s biggest and most popular theme parks. It’s perfect for a family day out, especially in the colder months when the rides are generally easier to access. To continue the family day out, it is worthwhile heading to the aquarium, showcasing an array of fascinating sea life at affordable prices.
As well as an array of entertaining activities, there is plenty of historical and cultural landmarks dotted around the city. The Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine and the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living are two of the most notable sites in the city – the former providing an interesting insight into the architectural history of Osaka. To really embrace what Osaka has to offer, there are tours available for a full immersion into Japanese culture.
There are many forms of public transport around the city, including the subway and train systems that cater to all areas of the city. Rental bikes are also available for those that like to stay healthy, alternatively there are taxis readily available throughout the city.
1-20-52 Nankokita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
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