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Fukuoka - Busan
(JR Kyushu Beetle Ferry)
  • Booked: Thursday, 19 September 2019
  • Travel: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 (One Way)
  • 1 Adults (Foot passenger)
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How to book your South Korea ferry

Booking a ferry to or from South Korea couldn't be easier with AFerry. You can either use the booking form at the top left of the page.

More About South Korea

South Korea is in southern half of the Korean Peninsula, North Korea to the north, China to the west and Japan a short ferry ride to the southeast.

Visit UNESCO designated sites, learn Martial Arts in a royal palace, or take a tour to the DMZ. Korea has a lot to offer so pack up your bags and enjoy a relaxing holiday!

There are 20 national parks in Korea, including three marine parks. These Parks are home to a variety of wildlife, and have been preserved well.

If you like water sports then Korea is a good place to visit. Weather stays warm in summer around 35C and in winter it becomes cold with syberian winds coming from north.

South Korea travel guide

The Republic Of Korea (South Korea) is a small country located on the far eastern side of Asia

Having been in the cultural sphere of China for much of its history, substantial Chinese influences are evident in traditional Korean culture. However, many fundamental differences still remain and South Korea has managed to keep a distinct cultural identity from other countries.

Traveling in South Korea

South Korea is not a big country so you can get anywhere quickly if you fly, and reasonably fast even if you don't. Subways are popular in most of the cities including Seoul. Larger cities already have or are developing subways. You can also use other means of transport like buses and taxis, though bus service is more economical.

Things to see in South Korea

South Korea has traditionally been influenced by Buddhism and Confucianism, which are both highly visible in many paintings, sculptures, ceramic and also in the performing arts.

Due to South Korea's history, construction and destruction has been repeated endlessly, resulting in an interesting eclectic mix of architectural styles and designs. Since the 1988 Seoul Olympics, South Korea has witnessed a wide variation of styles in architectural landscape due. Contemporary architectural efforts have been constantly trying to balance the traditional philosophy of "harmony with nature" and the fast-paced urbanization that the country has been going through in recent years.

AFerry.co.uk offers the best way to find the cheapest ferry routes to South Korea with its easy to use booking form. Begin your holiday on a ferry and start relaxing straight away!


  • 30 Jun 2019
    Unique Travel
    • Quick and seamless way to travel. A fun way to make the trip vice flying.

      Review by Anon

  • 12 May 2019
    Beetle ferry
    • The company was very quick to reply to reservation requests and efficient when required times were unavailable. We travelled during national holidays in Japan and S Korea and the check in and journey were without problems. There is a good duty free store at Fukuoka but few facilities on board the ferry. Taxes need to be paid on departure and some of these have to be in Japanese yen.

      Review by Anon

  • 30 Apr 2019
    Great and fast way to come from Japan to Korea
    • If you prefer to use well your time this is a great way to go from Japan to Korea. The journey takes 3 hours and they have wi-fi onboard. It take less time to check-in and check-out than on a airport and the both Ports are in great cities right on their heart instead of travelling outside to an airport.

      Review by ANA TACK

  • 14 Apr 2019
    Nothing to complain about
    • The ferry trip from Fukuoka to Busan went nice and smooth. The check in was very easy and simple. The trip itself was pleasant. They do not ave a shop onboard so buy some food in advance. I think the crew walked around selling a small selection of candy and drinks. The ferry was nice and clean and the seats very comfortable. I had a great experience. And I had no issues with the ticket I purchased in advance on this website. I simply just printed the email out and showed the lady at the check in counter.

      Review by Anon

  • 21 Aug 2018
    Korea Trip
    • Great ride from Fukuoka Japan to Busan South Korea. It was very smooth and got to our destination fast.

      Review by Anon

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South Korea Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey to South Korea? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How much is the ferry to Republic of Korea?

The cheapest price for Republic of Korea found by AFerry customers recently is £61, on the Fukuoka - Busan route for travel Wednesday, 30 October 2019 with JR Kyushu Beetle Ferry. Prices also vary depending on the date and time of travel.

Which ferries go to Republic of Korea?

Ferries to Republic of Korea are operated by Camellia Line, DBS Cruise Ferry, Hanil Express, JR Kyushu Beetle Ferry and Kobee plus many more.

Where can I get a ferry to in Republic of Korea?

With AFerry you can book a ferry to Busan, Chuja, Jeju, Wando and Yeosu to name a few.

How long is the ferry to Republic of Korea?

It depends where and when you travel. The quickest crossing to Republic of Korea is Hitakatsu - Busan with Kobee and takes 1 hrs 10 min, while the longest crossing is Vladivostok - Donghae with DBS Cruise Ferry and can take up to 26 hrs.