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Busan to Hakata Ferry

The Busan to Hakata ferry route is provided by 2 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Busan to Hakata takes approximately 9 hours and 55 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Busan to Hakata ferry duration can range between 3 hours 5 minutes and 11 hours 30 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.

Busan to Hakata Ferry Schedule

There are around 22 ferry weekly sailings from Busan to Hakata. JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry provide up to 16 weekly sailings and Camellia Line provide 6 weekly sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Busan to Hakata Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves at approximately 15:00 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 20:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Busan to Hakata

The fastest ferry from Busan to Hakata is with JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Busan to Hakata?

You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Busan to Hakata.

Busan Hakata Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Busan - Hakata can vary between $64 and $275 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $137, prices can range from $64 and $275. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Ferry Busan Hakata

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is highly recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability.

With 3 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative routes to explore if you require additional flexibility.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from South Korea to Japan page.
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Busan - Hakata(Fukuoka) Route summary
Departure Country South Korea
Destination Country Japan
No. of Operators 2
Operators Camellia Line & JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry
Average Price $243*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 9h 13m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 40m
First Ferry 09:00
Last Ferry 20:00
Distance 99 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 Hakata?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Busan to Hakata is approximately 7h 35m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Busan to Hakata?

    There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Busan to Hakata. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Camellia Line
    • JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Busan to Hakata?

    Ferries from Busan to Hakata are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Hakata?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Busan to Hakata with
    • Camellia Line
    • JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Busan to Hakata?

    No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Busan to Hakata?

    Unfortunately, pets are not permitted onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate pets.

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 Hakata Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/2/2023 and 10/8/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry 09:00 12:40 3 hours 40 minutes Tue, Wed
JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry 15:00 18:40 3 hours 40 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Camellia Line 20:00 07:30 11 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

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