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The Greenland tourist board says No. There are no ferry connections between Greenland and Iceland, Denmark or Canada. However, more and more cruise shipping companies are choosing to include Greenland on their itineraries, whereby it is possible to begin the voyage from Iceland or go onboard at, for example, Kangerlussuaq. Greenland being an island, I ...


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One popular overnight ferry close to where I live is a DFDS ferry from Newcastle to IJmuiden (Amsterdam). Both cities have plenty to offer for short trips and the fare is quite cheap if you get an off season deal and are a foot passenger travelling in a group. Last time I got it, it took around 14 hours overnight. Alternatively here is a map of some of ...


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There is a night train between Copenhagen (actually, Malmö) and Berlin, arriving between 6 and 8 am. The whole train gets inside a ferry to cross the water, and you can freely go to deck. Booking well in advance, the tickets are cheap.


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A ferry is the only “normal” way to travel between Hong Kong and Macau (I think you can take a helicopter if you really want to spend a lot of money). There are multiple ferry links connecting different parts of Macau with different parts of Hong Kong. Given that you don't have all day, you should take the ferry straight from the Hong Kong airport when you ...


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The Arctic seas are unforgiving. The conditions are likely to change from day to day and even from hour to hour. You can ask the ferry operator, but with a 4 hour one way trip they probably don't make more than one trip per day so they'll be getting their info second hand too. That particular ferry route is on open, unprotected waters so it is possible ...


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One by one: Yes, Indonesian ferries are that bad. Overcrowding is rife, safety precautions are often non-existent, and the open sea can often be rough. As a simple example, Jakarta Globe's category "Indonesia boat accident" has at least 7 separate sinkings that killed people for 2014 alone, and see the links in this answer for some stories of a typical ...


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DavidB has perhaps the most comprehensive answer (= the Google Answer)... but here's some bits that we've done over the years. If you are in the Med, there are a lot that go to/from Marseille as well as Barcelona. Obviously Corsica/Sardinia/Sicily are paired up there. There are a lot of different operators (Corsica Ferries, for example); start looking in ...


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The overall cost really depends on whether you want to bring a vehicle or not. It is much more expensive to bring a vehicle. If you want to bring a vehicle, then your only reasonable option is the ferry. There are two ferry services: Interislander Bluebridge If you do not want to bring a vehicle, the cheapest way is probably to fly (although the ferry ...


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I live in Singapore, and have taken the ferry to Bintan, which is a very similar service to the one that goes to Batam. I plan to take the Batam one as well. Let me first clear up the confusion you have acquired by reading that page on Travelfish.org. They mention that the ferry to Indonesia takes "a couple of days" and "is no cheaper than flying." They ...


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http://www.seat61.com/London-Paris-ferry.htm#London-Paris_via_Newhaven-Dieppe London to Paris for £73 one-way, even for immediate departure, no reservation necessary... Newhaven to Dieppe costs £20 each way as a foot passenger (£25 on Friday nights). However Buy your ferry ticket online at www.ldlines.co.uk or at the port. There are almost ...


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The Aogashima village home page summarizes your options nicely, although only in Japanese: Basically, there are no direct options, you have to transit via Hachijojima. The ferry leaves daily except Sundays at 10 AM (2:30, ¥2,590), but is subject to weather conditions and apparently only goes out around 60% of the time (!). The helicopter is daily at ...


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There are several possible routes from the North Sea or the English Channel down to the Mediterranean. All of them eventually end up in the Rhone, but you can enter pretty much any major North Western European port and navigate all the way south the the mouth of the Rhone near Marseilles. For routes just google "inland waterways map Europe" to find a good ...


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May be it's too late, but here is the result of my research. I haven't found the price for the line Navbul mentioned by the op, but there is another company that connects Varna (Bulgaria) and Batumi/Poti (Georgia) ports: UKRFerry The price for this route is from 120 USD per person (depending on the accomodation chosen) and 350 USD per car.


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Yes, it can get crowded! Buy your tickets in advance! Or it might be an hour and a half before you get on a ferry. [Note I base this answer on our experience on one particular Sunday, but it is reasonable to suppose that the situation is similar, at least on weekends, most of the year.] There are frequent departures (every 15 min), at least in the morning ...


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Condor Ferries run Jersey (St Helier) to Portsmouth departing 21:10, duration 9h 20m (about £60 per head).


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in kanyakumari, if you want to see the normal places like Vivekananda memorial etc, ferry services are available from morning 8 to evening 5 but depends on low tide/high tide and timing changes. For your personal seeing in the seas, there are very few options there and you need to negotiate everything else from timings to fare etc generally. Last time, I ...


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To my knowledge, there has never been any Ebola patient in Morocco, ever. Royal Air Maroc serves many destinations in Africa, including Conakry from its hub in Casablanca so it stands to reason that, along with Paris and Brussels, it is slightly more exposed than any random place on earth but at this point this risk is vanishingly small and nothing to worry ...


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Background: I'm reading "The Lunatic Express" at present, which tries to open travellers' eyes to the fact that these 'terrifying' roads, buses and ferries are part of thousands of peoples' daily commutes. Yes, they're probably more dangerous than your car ride this morning at home, but people take them every day without concern. In the book, Carl Hoffman ...


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The night ferry Harwich/Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland) is a great way to get to/from the UK. The ferry is really comfortable and good value. The only downside is that you can't quite get a full night of sleep - more like 7 hours maximum (realistically more like six). It is not too hard to get to Harwich from London and you can get anywhere in the ...


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There are some ferries between the Scandinavian countries and Germany, e.g. Oslo-Frederikshavn, Oslo-Kiel (takes more than a night), Gothenburg-Kiel and Trelleborg-Rostock (don't know how long this one takes). Also there's a ferry from Esbjerg (DK) to Harwich (UK), but I think it's going to shut down.


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I am a UK citizen and have visited Russia, Turkey and Georgia recently (only came back from Georgia 2 weeks ago - via Turkey). It is safe to visit Istanbul (apart from the usual risks associated with being a tourist in an unknown city) and it is safe to visit Moscow. If you want to visit both on one trip, I would strongly recommend that you fly between ...


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Ferry from Helsinki, Finland to St. Petersburg, Russia where you get 72 hour visa-free access to Russia via the St. Peter Line. I spent ~50 euros one way where I got a 4 bed windowless cabin. We departed around dinner time in Finland and arrived in Russia the following morning. The ferry has bars, restaurants, sauna/pool, and shows. A great way to begin a ...


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There are several freight ferries across the North Sea, operated by DFDS, including between the UK and Scandinavia. Routes include Immingham (near Hull) to Ejsberg (Denmark), Brevik (Norway), or Gothenburg (Sweden), and from Tilbury (near London) to Gothenburg. Note there is currently a freight ferry from Harwich to Ejsberg, but this is due to end in ...


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It seems like the route you found is the only one that is covered with the Stockholm Card. This Stockholm Card folder (in Swedish) says that it includes unlimited travel with SL, but Obs! Djurgårdsfärjan är inte en del av SL. (Note! The Djurgården-ferry is not a part of SL.) which I believe is the ferry you found from Slussen in Gamla Stan. You ...


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For reference, Tripadvisor has a review of it from earlier this year (actually several). It appears there are two options for boating : row boat for an hour (160 rupees per person), or motor boat ride for 40 minutes for 1100 rupees total. The motorboat can sit at least 6, so if you have a group this would work out quite reasonably. Further reviews ...


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I don't have a complete answer, but I think you can actually get pretty far by ferry alone. There's a ferry between Puerto Princesa and Iloilo City. You can get there by taking the ferry from Balabac to Bataraza and driving the rest (although there should also be a ferry between Bataraza and Puerto Princesa). Although I don't know any ferries to Balabac, ...


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Hellenic Seaways are using flying dolphins that's why tickets are expensive. I could not find any route with a "traditional" ferry from Piraeus to Hydra. Your only alternative would be a coach Athens to Galatas (return) costs 25 Euros (175 kilometers - 2 hours and 30 minutes). Galatas to Metochi is 30 minutes away (not sure how you'd get there) and then ...


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At least on this particular route, facilities - or lack of them for foot-passengers - might be part of the issue. If you check out the Dublin Port area on Google or Bing maps, you'll notice that of the three ferry terminals - Irish Ferries (T1), Stena (T2) and P&O (T3), the only one with passenger facilities right alongside the dock area (with a bridge ...


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The chance of the ferry being too full for walk on passengers is fairly low. They can get sold out for vehicles, but bicycles are not effected by that since they are stored along the sides, not in vehicle spaces. If you are buying your ticket that morning I would arrive at least an hour ahead in case there are lots of folks checking in or go the day before ...


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When reading the FAQ and different parts of the website, the provided information is quite confusing, it might be possible to add passengers for free, depending on your fare type. For one, they mention that any change for the Dover-Dunkirk route should happen on the phone and that there will be a cost of 10GBP/15EUR plus the difference between the former ...



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