There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Japan to South Korea. Ferries currently connect 5 ports in Japan with 2 ports in South Korea.
There are a combined number of 53 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 5 Ferry Routes which are operated by 5 ferry companies including Panstar Cruise, Camellia Line, JR Kyushu Beetle Jet Ferry, DBS Cruise Ferry & Pukwan Ferry with the shortest crossing taking around 1 hour 10 minutes (Tsushima (Hitakatsu) to Busan).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Japan and South Korea, for live information select from our Fare Search.
Japan is an island country in East Asia, divided into 47 prefectures and 8 regions in the Pacific Ocean.
With over 6,000 islands in total, Japan is defined by many different landscapes ranging from cherry blossom-clad hills and iconic volcanoes to ultra-modern cities showcasing the latest technological advances.
Tokyo, the capital, claims the most Michelin stars of any city in the world, so an exquisite sushi feast is never too far away. It also boasts a superb transportation system, an endless amount of bars and awe-inspiring structures, helping it become one of the most visited cities in Asia.
Travelling by ferry is a useful way to get around Japan, as it offers a substantial amount of routes within its many islands and prefectures, which are all operated by a wide range of excellent ferry operators. You can also sail to numerous international destinations including South Korea, China and Russia.
South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea is a country constituting the Southern part of the Korean Peninsula, with China to the West and Japan to the Southeast.
South Korea is becoming a popular tourist destination, with its Capital city Seoul as a must see. The capital is home to many palaces as well as the Seoul tower. The city of Busan is also home to the beautiful Haeundae beach where families go during the summer season to enjoy the best sea view.