Ferries carry passengers, vehicles, and cargo across bodies of water.

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Are there ferries or boats I can take between Kinmen and Matsu or between Kinmen and the main island of Taiwan?

On a previous trip I took a ferry from mainland China (PRC) to Matsu, an island controlled by Taiwan but close to the PRC and then another ferry from Matsu to Keelung, on the main island of Taiwan. I ...
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Did the Wakkanai-Sakhalin ferry definitely cease operations in 2015, and is there going to be another ferry in its place this summer (2016)?

Since I first became aware of the existence of the large island, Sakhalin, in the Russian Far East that used to belong to Japan, and the fact that a ferry operated between the two countries at that ...
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Is there a way to go from Malaysia to Indonesia by Ferry?

We are planing to travel From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by train, Kuala Lumpur to Indonesia by bus and ferry I figured out the first part and still blur about the second part. Does anyone know how ...
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Queueing for the Rødby-Puttgarden ferry

Driving south again this summer from Sweden to Germany. We normally wing it when it comes to ferries and it normally is no problem. However one may expect that there could be quite some waiting time ...
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Border Controls Between Krasnodar and the Crimea

Later this year I expect to visit Krasnodar as a part of a commission for my day job (assume August or September 2016). I would like to combine this visit with a brief holiday to see friends and ...
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Getting to the US Mainland From the Outer Banks by Car

After leaving the Bodie Island Lighthouse (see this), I would like to continue south and enter the ferry system operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The plan would be... Take ...
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How reliable are ferries in Puerto Rico?

I will be travelling to Puerto Rico May 28 to June 4. I am going to spend half of my time in San Juan, and the other half in Vieques. From what I have read there can be difficulties in using the ferry ...
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Are there online tools to search for journeys requiring various means of transportation?

I have to book a journey involving a connection between a plane and a boat. For the sake of the example let's say I have to go from Milan to Stromboli. This journey requires coordinating a plane, a ...
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Are there any ferries or public naval transportation from Victoria to Tofino?

I ask because most direct is the naval route (via the Strait of Juan de Fuca) that connects Victoria (or Port Renfrew, which can be easily accessed vehicularly via Route 14) to Ucluelet or Tofino. ...
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Why do we have to get out off the bus in a ferry?

When I was traveling from London to Paris by coach, we need to cross the English Channel by getting on a ferry. After the bus has entered and parked in the ferry, all of the passengers were asked to ...
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Ireland and Scotland Car Hire [duplicate]

My family and I are travelling from Australia in about a month. We would like to hire a car from Dublin airport, drive north to Belfast, take it over to Scotland ( via ferry - no other way) and then ...
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Are there any transatlantic car ferries from Europe to North/South America?

Can i drive onto a ferry from anywhere in Europe and drive off in America either north or south? It is something that me and my partner have wanted to do but we are unsure if this is even possible? ...
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Can I drive from the Netherlands to Copenhagen without taking a ferry?

I'd like to know if it's possible to drive to Copenhagen using only car, meaning no ferry from Puttgarden to Rødby. I'm asking this because the ferry costs around 200 euros, and if I can drive around ...
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How to get from Venice to Rijeka, Croatia by sea?

I want to travel from Venice to Rijeka, Croatia by ferry. We will be there in July. Is this possible, or do we need to stop at Pula and take a bus? Is there a website that can help me?
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Why do ferry checkins close so early?

At P&O Ferries Hull to Rotterdam, for all passengers, including foot passengers, check in closes 90 minutes prior to departure. On Stena Line ferries between Harwich and Hoek van Holland, all ...
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Boats/ferries/cargos from Dakar to Cape Verde islands?

I'm wondering if it is possible to catch a boat from Senegal mainland to Cape Verde and how much/long it would cost.
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Is there a ferry running from Aberdeen to Bergen?

I have found this thread but it seems to be outdated
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Cancellation with Brittany Ferries on debit card?

It's a long story so I won't go into the details of why I need to cancel 24 hours before I travel. They say they will charge the full amount. I paid with a debit card - which I can easily reduce the ...
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Travelling from Italy to Greece by Ferry with a French residency card but no passport

I have a french carte de sejour (french residency card) but I don't have my passport ready yet. I am planning to go to Greece to spend the christmas vacation with my family. I will be making the ...
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Is there (or when will there be) a ferry between Sabah (Malaysia) and Palawan (Philippines)?

Update This Nov 17 2015 news article says construction of the RM8.84m Kudat ferry ramp "has commenced and was expected to be operational six months later". This other news article says, similarly, ...
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Alternative to Marion-Dufresne for Kerguelen Islands

I came across this interesting photographic work by an artist who went to Kerguelen Islands, a windswept rock with a lunar landscape in the South Indian Ocean also known by the cheerful name "Îles de ...
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Ferries from Panama to Colombia on the Pacific side?

For walking/biking (or driving) from Mexico to Lima, Perú, the ferries in the Caribbean from Panama to Colombia add a lot of distance. I could save a lot of road if I could go on the Pacific side. ...
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Is it possible to ride a motorbike through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores?

I believe it is possible to ride a motorbike from west to east of Indonesia in the following order: Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores. Obviously, this epic journey would involve weeks ...
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Bus from London to Europe…which ones take the ferry?

I'm a Canadian flying to London next year and I want to take the ferry to Europe. I see fares to Brussels that look good at around $40 round trip, but I don't wanna do the Channel Tunnel, I wanna take ...
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Car ferries time distance [closed]

How does google maps calculate time and distance when auto ferries are included in route in route provided
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Chania port to Chania city

How can I go to the Chania city from the Chania port by bus? I come from Athens by boat. By the way, how much is the ticket?
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Car camping on transatlantic ship

I am curious about the most economic way to travel to and through Europe and was thinking to load camping gear in a hatchback and put it on a ferry to somewhere in Europe (e.g. Lisbon) together with ...
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Is it necessary to book a ferry ticket in advance in September for Greece?

I want to go from Athens to Chania (Crete island) by the night ferry on Sep.12, 2015. I cannot pay online! The payment is never successful. So, possibly i should give up and just buy the ticket ...
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From Bali to Jakarta by bus and ferry how to?

How to get from Bali to Jakarta by bus and ferry?
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Getting from Canada to Greenland without flying [duplicate]

Is there a way for me to get to Greenland from Canada without flying? Basically I'm looking for it to be as cheap as possible.
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Is it possible to travel on the Immingham-Brevik ferry without bringing a motor vehicle?

DFDS Seaways operates a cargo ferry between Brevik (Norway) and Immingham (England). Apparently, they do take drivers of private cars, for example, see The Independent. However, is it possible to ...
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What's the fastest ferry to get from Italy to Albania?

I'm looking for the fastest ferry that travels from anywhere in Italy to anywhere in Albania. The ferry should have a regular schedule and should be in service in September 2015.
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Are there any ferries from Europe to Egypt?

Are there any ferries to Egypt from Italy, Turkey, Greece or any country from south Europe?
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Can I know in advance if I need to reserve a spot on BCferries?

I recently travelled on BCFerries (in British Columbia, Canada) and I made an online reservation for my car and I, which is billed 15 dollars per trip. When arriving near the ferry terminal through ...
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Istanbul - Bosphorus at night

Is it possible to do the Bosphorus strait ferry tour at night? I have a 22 hour layover in November this year in Istanbul and was wondering whether one of the things that I would be able to do, could ...
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Are there ferries from west coast of Turkey to Greece?

I'm planning a trip to Georgia and Turkey (I'm from Poland). I've done this route a couple of times hitchhiking / by bus - and I have always "switched continens" by Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul. This ...
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What are the ferry options for getting from Sweden to Scotland

As this question points out the routes from Sweden and Denmark to Newcastle has been discontinued. Driving the whole way from Stockholm (for example) to Scotland is some 26 hours and geography ...
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Visiting Istria region in June [closed]

We will be leaving Venice June 27th to the region of Istria and we would like to know the best way to get there (ferry or bus) and we are wondering which is the best city to stay at to visit the ...
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What are the cheapest sailing options to go from Harbour Island to Nassau?

Staying at Harbour Island for a week in July and want to know the prices to get to Nassau for a day whether it by seaplane or boat. Which is cheapest?
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Is advanced booking required for ferries from South Korea to Japan

We already have a question about ferries from South Korea to Japan, but my question is can I just show up at the port and buy a ticket for the same-day ferry or do I have to book it in advanced? I ...
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Is advance booking required for ferries from China to South Korea?

We already have a question about prices of ferries from China to South Korea, my question is: can I just show up at the port and buy a ticket for the same-day ferry or do I have to book it in advance? ...
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Rental car from Dublin to Scotland and return [duplicate]

Can you hire a Rental car in Dublin, travel to Scotland, and return the car to Dublin (the trip would be about a week).
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Florida → Cuba ferries are starting soon - but when?

Ferry services between Florida and Cuba have been approved, which is pretty huge. However no definitive schedule has been set. I'm asking this question so that when a date is known, it can be put as ...
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Do I need an ESTA to enter the US with the Victoria Clipper ferry?

I am thinking of visiting Victoria, BC in Canada and then going to Seattle, WA in the US, with the Victoria Clipper ferry. I am a national of a country under the Visa Waiver Program. I think that if ...
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Can I add passengers later for free to my booking for the DFDS Dover-Calais / Dunkirk ferry?

I am planning to travel from the UK to France via one of the DFDS ferries. Currently we only know that there will be two of us, but there is a chance that a third and a fourth person might accompany ...
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Dieppe to Newhaven ferry - necessary to prebook ticket?

I will be travelling on my bike through France and eventually taking ferry from Dieppe (FR) to Newhaven (UK). It will be just me and my bicycle and I would like to go by ferry at around 6am. I ...
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How to get from Istanbul Airport (Ataturk) to Bursa, mid march, by bus and ferry?

I need to get from Ataturk Airport landing at around 6 to the port for the BUDO catamaran. Would a bus or taxi be a better choice? Also, which buses would be best and if Id have to book from before, (...
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Can I get to Sharm el Sheik from Hurghada?

I heard that the regular ferry is not operating this route. Is that still true? EgyptAir doesn't have direct flights (it goes thru Cairo and is very expensive). Is there any other way to do this ...
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Is it safe to travel from Singapore to Batam by ferry?

I have already read the general question here about ferry safety in Indonesia. However since the trip is supposedly only 20 miles, I am trying to find if it would be safe for a 20 member group to use ...
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Why do some ferries (like Liverpool to Dublin) only allow passengers with a vehicle?

In a trip some time ago I was in London and my next stop was supposed to be Dublin. A friend of mine had just moved to Liverpool and I discovered there was a ferry from Liverpool to Dublin. I thought ...