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1. Posted by WillPalt (Budding Member 5 posts) 11y

Can anyone guide me toward a ferry service between Shanghai and Japan? I would be very very pleased!

2. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 11y

For those who can't or don't want to fly and for an armchair travellers:

http://www.seat61.com/

With very detailed and weekly updated description and timetables for every country in the world.

3. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

MASSAGEUK For those who can't or don't want to fly and for an armchair travellers: http://www.seat61.com/

With very detailed and weekly updated description and timetables for every country in the world. [quote]

This site seems to only tell how to travel by train & ship from London to: Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, Syria, Cyprus, Israel, Malta, Jordan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa by sea, USA & Canada by sea, Korea .

[quote]WillPalt
Can anyone guide me toward a ferry service between Shanghai and Japan? I would be very very pleased!

Perhaps I haven't followed enough links, but I can't find any information about a ferry service between Shanghai and Japan. :(

4. Posted by Peter (Admin 5789 posts) 11y

After googling for 'Ferry Japan' I found the following info for you:

"There is a weekly ferry service that connects Shanghai to Osaka/Kobe. The ferry's destination alternates each week between Osaka and Kobe. The journey takes two days. A second class ticket on this Japan-China International Ferry Service costs about US$180.

There is another weekly ferry service called the Shanghai Ferry, which connects Osaka and Shanghai. Tickets are similarly priced. There are also ships from Nagasaki to Shanghai every Thursday. Visitors wanting to go to Tanggu (near Tianjin) from Kobe could get on the ship that leaves Kobe every Thursday at noon. The ship reaches Tanggu the following day. Economy and first class tickets cost US$200 and US$300 respectively. You can get your tickets in Tianjin from the shipping office (Tel: 31-2243) at 89 Munan Dao, Heping District. In Kobe, the office is at the port (Tel: 078-321-5791)."

Excerpt from the following page:
http://www.marimari.com/content/japan/transport/getting_there/main.html

Good luck with it :)

5. Posted by Timmy Tato (Budding Member 19 posts) 11y

Woca

Try the bottom of the China page http://www.seat61.com/China.htm , better still http://www.shanghai-ferry.co.jp/ look for the English button.

Cheers
Tim

6. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Thanx guys ... useful stuff as I considering Japan this summer