Information on Japan-Korea International Lines.

Osaka - Busan

Some of the advantages of cruises

An exciting voyage to Korea on the PanStar Line.

The PanStar Line provides three ferry services a week between Osaka in Japan and Busan in Korea.
Since the start of service in 2002 (when the Japan-Korea World Cup was held), the PanStar Line has been widely used, contributing greatly to cultural exchange and physical distribution between the two countries.

Attractive services on the PanStar Line.
In addition to sightseeing in Osaka (a commercial and cultural center of Japan) and Busan (Korea’s largest port and tourist city), views of the Setonaikai National Park (famous for Itsukushima Shrine - a beautiful World Heritage site), on-board evening entertainment performances and delicious buffets provide passengers with unforgettable memories of their trip.

For a wonderful trip to Korea, choose the PanStar Line.


The beautiful scenery of Japan's Seto Inland Sea at sunset as viewed from on board.

The beautiful scenery of Japan's Seto Inland Sea at sunset as viewed from on board.

A variety of entertainment performances.

A variety of entertainment performances.

Delicious buffets with sea views.

Delicious buffets with sea views.

Helpful information to make cruising even more enjoyable

Helpful information to make cruising even more enjoyable A wealth of scenic spots and on-board entertainment Passengers are sure to enjoy the 18-hour cruise to the fullest.

A variety of must-see views punctuate the 18-hour cruise from Busan to Osaka.

Passengers have the chance to see the following;

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
the world's longest suspension bridge, connecting Kobe City with Awaji City in Hyogo Prefecture.
The Great Seto Bridge
a series of world-class structures connecting Kurashiki City in Okayama Prefecture with Sakaide City in Kagawa Prefecture.
The Kanmon Strait
a stretch of water separating Shimonoseki City in Yamaguchi Prefecture and Moji Ward in Kitakyushu City.
Tsushima Island
a landmass located between Kyushu and Korea.

Stepping up to the deck while the ferry is passing under a bridge and seeing the overwhelming size and impact of the structure at close quarters is a truly impressive experience unique to this means of transport.
Passengers are advised to check the time of passing for each bridge at the ferry's front desk.

Ferries on the PanStar Line have a variety of features, including fine, hotel-like facilities, helpful service and evening entertainment performances.
Peacefully watching the ever-changing scenery and other vessels traveling on the sea - the experience provides an enjoyable voyage between Busan and Osaka that is unique to this mode of transport.

A magnificent view of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - the world’s longest suspension bridge.

A magnificent view of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - the world’s longest suspension bridge.

The front desk also provides information on scenic spots visible from the ferry on this route.

The front desk also provides information on scenic spots visible from the ferry on this route.

Wooden deck with panoramic views.

Wooden deck with panoramic views.

Fascinating night views.

Fascinating night views.

Ferries operated on this line

PanStar Dream

PanStar Dream

Total length: 160 m (524.9 ft.)
Total international tonnage: 21,535 t
Passenger capacity: 680
Speed: 25.16 knot
Cargo capacity: 220 TEU


A long-distance ferry connecting Osaka and Busan in 18 hours three times a week.

No other ferry service provides such a wide range of services as PanStar Dream. A variety of information is displayed at the front desk as needed, including sunrise and sunset times, the business hours of on-board facilities and travel speeds. Brand-name products are also available through duty-free shopping, and a variety of events are offered.

Passengers can enjoy a luxurious time in the café while savoring the views. Our staff's warm hospitality ensures a safe, comfortable voyage.

Royal Suite

Royal Suite
This top-grade room with views of Japan's beautiful Seto Inland Sea is sure to provide guests with special memories of their trip.


Deluxe Suites

Deluxe Suites
These twin rooms for couples and families are perfect for enjoying the landscape of Japan's Seto Inland Sea slowly passing by.


For reservations and inquiries about the above line and ferries

PanStar Cruise PanStar Line
http://www.panstar.co.kr/
Ferry reservation with aferry.com  

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