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Questions tagged [ferries]

Ferries carry passengers, vehicles, and cargo across bodies of water. Do not use for voyaging on large passenger ships mainly for pleasure (typically stopping at a variety of interesting ports) for which there is tag [cruising].

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Ferries from Iceland to Portugal or Spain

Does anyone know if there are ferries from Iceland (any harbour) to Portugal or Spain?
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How can I find boats to travel on?

I'm going to be doing some traveling around the north coast of South America and the Caribbean. I'm not in a hurry, and I'd love to travel by boat, but I'm having a hard time finding information about ...
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Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

I'm planning to travel from Helsinki to Tallinn in late April 2019. I already research that only 3 companies do that route (Tallink Silja Line, Viking Line and Eckero Line). I would like to know if ...
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Can I follow where the ferry between Vaasa and Uumaja (Vasa and Umeå) is?

The ferry from Vaasa to Uumaja has turned back due to bad weather. Is there a way of following where it is, expected arrival time and other such information?
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Is there any way to reach the Neuwerk island from the German mainland?

Recently, I stumbled accross this little island called "Neuwerk" situated northwest from the city of Cuxhaven. It has a firehouse I'd like to see (and visit). Now, I was wondering if it would be ...
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Arrival 23:00 in Tangiers on Grimaldi Lines ferry

The weekly Grimaldi Lines ferry from Barcelona is scheduled to arrive in Tangiers at 23:00 on Sunday. I don't have a feel for how easy it will subsequently be to get to a (prebooked) hotel. Does the ...
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Leaving car overnight on mainland while taking ferry to Isle of Man

We're doing a road trip in the UK and I was thinking I would like to visit the Isle of Man. I see that there are two options to Douglas, from Liverpool and Lancaster (Heysham). Our consideration is ...
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Prince Rupert to Port Hardy ferry - questions about amenities

We're contemplating a coastal British Columbia trip by car and will need to ride some ferries. One ferry will be the Prince Rupert to Port Hardy ferry, between the north central B.C. coast and the ...
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Are the ferries in Scottish islands reliable?

I'm heading to Jura next week, my onward plans are not yet set. I've reserved a ferry from mainland to Jura and I'd like to reserve more ferries. In some parts of the world I've traveled, the ferries ...
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Can bicycles be taken on the ferry from Incheon to China?

I am planning a bicycle tour through Asia and want to take my bike on the ferry from Incheon (South Korea) to China (specific city in China doesn’t matter for me). Does anyone have experience with ...
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Can I get to Idjwi island from Rwanda?

Idjwi is an island located in the middle of Lake Kivu, between Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, belonging to DRC. The Idjwi Island official guide mentions Recommended Ferrys run from ...
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Are there local boat operators that go to Cies Islands?

I am looking for ways to get to visit Cies Islands in Galicia, Spain. I Googled and found one boat operator. I am wondering if there are other options like smaller operators, or is it a monopoly or ...
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Why was the Iceland ferry discontinued?

I understand there used to be lots of ferry options to Iceland via the North Sea. The one I really wanted to try was from Lerwick. I'm not sure if this ferry went directly to Iceland or if it stopped ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Victoria from Seattle by ferry?

I am British and I have an ESTA to enter Seattle, USA from the UK. Do I need a visa to travel to Victoria, Canada from Seattle by ferry?
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Ferry from Khasab to Qeshm

What is the status of the ferry route from Khasab, Oman to Qeshm, Iran? It looks like it has been suspended. Does anyone know whether this is temporary or permanent? Also, are there any other ways to ...
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From Tai O to downtown Hong Kong by ferry

I plan to go to see the big Buddha by cable car and then take a bus/taxi to Tai O village. Is there an option to take a ferry back to the center of Hong Kong? If so, where can I find a schedule? Do I ...
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Cross-Sound Ferry (Orient Point NY > New London CT) Fullness

We're considering taking the Cross-Sound Ferry (with our car) on Thursday, August 2, rather than driving on I95 to New London. Because our flight's arrival at JFK might be late, and because north-...
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What’s the cheapest way to cross from Dover to Calais on foot? [duplicate]

I’m trying to figure out the cheapest way to cross from Dover to Calais on foot, one way. The prices I’ve seen online seem pretty high and information seems to be lacking for foot passengers. I don’t ...
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Do you need a passport to take the ferry from France to Ireland?

As seen in the Politics SE: Right now, you can jump on a ferry in France, head over to Cork, drive up to Belfast and catch the ferry to Liverpool, without ever showing your passport to anyone. It ...
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What are the security procedures at Holyhead ferry port?

I’m travelling to Dublin via ferry in Easter, and I’m going on the ferry between Holyhead port and Dublin port. I’ve crossed in a car so I know how the security works with vehicles, but I’m going to ...
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Name on ticket P&O ferry Hull to Rotterdam

My friend just booked some tickets for a mini cruise from Hull, UK to Rotterdam, Netherlands. He used the short version of my name on the booking 'Sam' instead of my real name 'Samuel' which is on my ...
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Early boarding and late disembarking for the night-time Heysham – Isle of Man ferry (foot passenger)

The night-time ferry from Heysham to the Isle of Man departs 02:15 and arrives 06:00. As a foot passenger, what is the earliest I can enter the ferry? And when do I need to vacate the cabin by the ...
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What does this sign on Air Tahiti ferry mean?

I saw this sign on Air Tahiti ferry in French Polynesia. What does the last icon on this place réservée sign mean?
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Ferry to Lebanon?

This company used to offer ferry connections between Turkey and Lebanon. But, it's not possible to book a crossing with them. Is there any company currently offering ferry crossings to Lebanon? From ...
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From Europe to Australia by car [closed]

We're planning a trip by car (a converted van) from Europe to Australia in 2019. There are 2 items which seem to make our plans a little bit more impossible: driving through China (Chinese driving ...
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Non-EU spouse freedom of movement [duplicate]

I am a non-EU spouse accompanying my wife to the UK, who is a qualified person. I have Polish residence as a family member of a Polish citizen, under national law, not article 10. I will exercise my ...
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Does Google Maps have ferry schedules and make use of them?

My general question is as listed in the title - does Google Maps have ferry schedules and make use of them in selecting a recommended route? As a specific example, suppose I'm in Wałbrzych in Poland, ...
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Will P&O demur if I turn up without a bicycle?

I have a Calais-Dover ferry ticket for 2 people with bikes. Bizarrely, they were cheaper than foot passenger tickets. Plans have changed, I'm now unable to take the bikes (going the other way on the ...
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How much does the ferry between Rostock and Gedser cost?

I am planning to visit Copenhagen for a couple of days. I will be travelling, by car, from Berlin, with 2 other friends. The quickest route is shown by taking the Rostock - Gedser ferry. I googled the ...
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What ferries go from Sweden to Finland? [closed]

I'm in Sweden and I need to go to Finland. I don't want to take a flight or drive there, and I've seen that there seem to be ferries going from Sweden to Finland. What ferry options are there for ...
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How long does it takes to get into the ferry to visit Liberty Island on weekdays?

I have booked an online ticket to Statue of Liberty with Pedestal Access. The confirmation email that I received did not include information about access to the ferry. It says the ticket includes ...
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What is the ferry schedule from Male to Thulusdhoo in the Maldives?

I am looking into options for public ferries from Male to Thulusdhoo on a Friday or Saturday. The information I researched so far is a bit confusing: There is the official MTCC schedule, which ...
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Why do ferries have a trucker's lounge?

When on the ferry between Britain and either Netherlands or Ireland, there's a trucker's lounge. Only truckers allowed. Why do the ferries have this? I can understand the point of the Stena Plus ...
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How to travel by sea (ferry / boat / ship) between China and South Korea

I recently took a ferry from China to South Korea and back. Before I left I was looking for information about the different routes. These Q&A's contained some good information: Which ferry from ...
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Are there ferries from Europe to Djibouti?

I would like to take a ship from Europe to Djibouti, as I will study there for the next 4 months in Ethiopia. As for traveling, I would really like to go by ship, rather than flying. Could I work ...
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Buying a ferry ticket North Cyprus-Turkey online

I'm considering taking the ferry from Girne (North Cyprus) to Tasucu (Turkey) this year, in which case I would probably buy the ticket online When buying it, it asks for either a passport number or a ...
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How safe are ferries within and travelling from Korea?

I'm considering using ferries as part of my visit to South Korea, either to visit a Korean island, such as Jeju island, or to travel to or from Japan. Partially for the novelty, and partially because ...
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Where is the terminal for Polferries in Gdansk?

We're taking Polferries from Gdansk to Nynäshamn. According to our Web search, the ferry terminal could be on either side of the sea. Westerplatte or the other side. Which side is it? If the sea canal ...
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Transiting Albania to Italy [closed]

I plan to do a trip in the late summer with my wife by car, going from Romania to Italy, but we'd like to get the ferry from Durres or maybe another city in Albania, and I would like to know some ...
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Buying the cheap return day cruise tickets (from Stockholm to Tallinn) and not taking the return leg of the journey

Tallink-Silja Line offers day cruises (i.e. leaving Stockholm on the 13th, arriving in Tallinn on the 14th during the morning and leave on the 14th in the evening back to Stockholm) whose tickets are ...
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I'm travelling with ferries within Greece – do I need to show these bookings for my Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I'm from India, and I'm travelling to Athens, Santorini, Ios and Mykonos – do I need to show internal ferry bookings for my Schengen visa?
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Can I travel from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok by ferry with a motorbike?

In Indonesia, is it possible to go by ferry from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok with a motorbike?
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When will the passenger gangway at Harwich International Port be replaced?

When travelling on Stena Line between Harwich and Hoek van Holland, there is a passenger footbridge in Hoek van Holland but not in Harwich. Stena Line says: Due to the replacement of the passenger ...
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Missed night ferry on Rail & Sail connection due to delayed trains, what are our rights w.r.t. delay repay and accommodation costs?

We missed the night ferry part of our Rail&Sail connection from London via Harwich to Hoek van Holland due to a series of delayed trains. What are our relevant rights and how do we claim those? ...
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Ferries route planner?

I'm currently in Sofia, Bulgaria, and I'd love to move to Lisbon for the summer, at the beginning of July. Problem is...it's a 3500 kilometres route, and as much as I like to ride my motorbike this is ...
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When does NYC East River Ferry depart 34th st

I am planning to take the first East river ferry departing from East 34th street pier, on a Saturday. On this schedule, all it says is that the first ferry to arrive at the e34st pier is at 6:58am. ...
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Getting around Cape Verde islands from Sal

I will land in Sal and, as I'm staying for only 5 days, I would like to visit a couple more islands. I understand that the time is short and moving across them is not easy and, in any case, easier by ...
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Ferry time from Manado

At what time does the ferry to Bunaken Island leave from Manado Sulawesi? I have heard that it may depend on the tide but that must vary. Does anyone know the cost of private transfer by speed boat ...
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What fare zones are the islands visited by the Oslo ferries in?

Looking at the Island ferries map and the zones map of the Oslo public transport system, it isn't entirely clear which zone the islands are in because they aren't shown on the simplified zones map. I ...
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Can I travel on JR Beetle to South Korea and stay for a week, on a 3 month Japan visit

I’m going to be in Japan for a total of 88 days with confirmed flights in and out. I was thinking about spending a week in the middle of that in South Korea, travelling on the JR Beetle from Hakata to ...