Shanghai - Japan Cruise

'New Jianzhen' Ship       'Suzhou' Ship

'New Jianzhen' Ship first set sail in 1994. Due to its reliability and relative affordability, it has been favored by numerous passengers journeying between Shanghai and Japan for years. The sailing time of Shanghai Osaka Ferry for a round trip, although taking about 80 hours, will not make one feel too tired due to its comfortable environment.

 
Route Departure Time Arrival Time Sailing Time
Shanghai Kobe/Osaka 13:00 on Saturday 09:30 on Monday about 45 Hours
12:00 on Tuesday about midday on Thursday about 48 Hours
 

Ticket Service

 Purchase
For S
hanghai to Japan ferry, the boat tickets can be order on the official website of ‘New Jianzhen’ Ship or purchase at spot. The online reservation is available two months before the departure date on their official website.

Or passengers can buy ticket at the ticket-offices in three cites as listed below.
City Address Telephone Number
Shanghai 18F, Block C, Jin'an Mansion, No. 908, East Daming Road, Hongkou District 021-63257642
Business Center, Shanghai Mansion, No. 20, North Suzhou Road, Hongkou District 021-63246260-2334
Beijing 2F, International Hotel, No. 9, Jianguomen Inner Street, Dongcheng District 010-65120507
1F, Tourism Building, No. 28, Jianguomen Outer Street, Dongcheng District 010-65158010
Osaka 2F, Sanai Building, 1-8-6 Shinmachi, Nishi-Ku, Oasaka 06-6536-6541

 Price (Including breakfast)
Class Single trip Round trip Note (Fixed number of passengers)
VIP CNY 6,500 CNY 9,750 Two-person Suit
Special-class CNY 2,600 CNY 3,900 Two-person Room
First-class CNY 1,600 CNY 2,400 Four-person Room
Second-class CNY 1,300 CNY 1,950 Room A: Eight-person room (western style)/ Room B: 10-15 person room (Japanese style)

Notes:
1. Students, disabled and a group consisting of 10 to 49 persons is entitled to a 10% discount, while 50 to 99 persons in a group is entitled to a 15% discount and more than 100 persons entitle to a 20% discount.
2. A child aged below six can travel for free, but no bed and breakfast is provided. The child should be accompanied by an adult. Children aged six to twelve years old travel for half price.
3. In the royal suit, the fare is charged per room (with the capacity of two people), others are fares per person.

 

Sailing Schedule of "New Jianzhen" Ship in 2019

July - December, 2019

No. Shanghai Osaka Kobe No. Osaka Kobe Shanghai
2555 07/06/12:00 07/08/09:00 2554 07/02/11:30 07/04/09:30
2557 07/13/12:00 07/15/09:00 2556 07/09/11:30 07/11/13:00
2559 07/20/12:00 07/22/09:00 2558 07/16/11:30 07/18/09:30
2594 07/27/12:00 07/29/09:00 2560 07/23/11:30 07/25/11:00
2563 08/03/12:00 08/05/09:00 2562 07/30/11:30 08/01/10:00
2565 08/10/12:00 08/12/09:00 2564 08/06/11:30 08/08/11:00
2567 08/17/12:00 08/19/09:00 2566 08/13/11:30 08/15/09:30
2569 08/24/12:00 08/26/09:00 2568 08/20/11:30 08/22/11:00
2571 08/31/12:00 09/02/09:00 2570 08/27/11:30 08/29/09:00
2573 09/07/12:00 09/09/09:00 2572 09/03/11:30 09/05/11:00
2575 09/14/12:00 09/16/09:00 2574 09/10/11:30 09/12/08:30
2577 09/21/12:00 09/23/09:00 2576 09/17/11:30 09/19/10:00
2579 09/28/12:00 09/30/09:00 2578 09/24/11:30 09/26/08:30
2581 10/05/12:00 10/07/09:00 2580 10/01/11:30 10/03/10:30
2583 10/12/12:00 10/14/09:00 2582 10/08/11:30 10/10/08:30
2585 10/19/12:00 10/21/09:00 2584 10/15/11:30 10/17/10:00
2587 10/26/12:00 10/28/09:00 2586 10/22/11:30 10/24/13:00
2589 11/02/12:00 11/04/09:00 2588 10/29/11:30 10/31/09:30
2591 11/09/12:00 11/11/09:00 2590 11/05/11:30 11/07/13:00
2593 11/16/12:00 11/18/09:00 2592 11/12/11:30 11/14/10:00
2595 11/23/12:00 11/25/09:00 2594 11/19/11:30 11/21/13:00
2597 11/30/12:00 12/02/09:00 2596 11/26/11:30 11/28/10:00
2599 12/07/12:00 12/09/09:00 2598 12/03/11:30 12/05/13:00
2601 12/14/12:00 12/16/09:00 2600 12/10/11:30 12/12/09:00
2603 12/21/12:00 12/23/09:00 2602 12/17/11:30 12/19/11:00
2605 12/28/12:00 12/30/09:00 2604 12/24/11:30 12/26/09:00
 

Check-in Time:

Shanghai: 10:00-11:30
Osaka: 09:00-10:30

 

Embarkation Procedure:

Use your passport and ticket to fill in the Embarkation Card followed by payment of the port charge (CNY 22/Person). Passengers must then go through the customs inspection. That is followed by a luggage check, departation procedure and then embarkation. (Passengers can take one item of carry-on baggage weighing less than 15 kg and have two stowed bags within 30 kg checked free of charge)
 

Departure Point:

Shanghai: International Cruise Terminal, No. 500, Dongdaming Road, Hongkou District (Bus routes to get there: 13 and 319)
Osaka: Osaka Nanko International Cruise Terminal, 1 Nanko-Kita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka
Kobe: Kobe International Cruise Terminal, 4-5 Shinkochu, Kobe
 

Facilities of 'New Jianzhen' Ship:

 Coffee Bar: Located at the front of Deck B. All kinds of drinks are offered. It is also a perfect place to admire the seascapes.
 Shop: Located in the middle of Deck B. Tax-free tobacco and drinks, goods for daily use and souvenirs can be bought here.
 Dining Room: Located at the back of Deck B. Tea and both Chinese and Japanese meals are provided. 
 Bathroom: Located on Deck C.
 Information Desk: Located at the central hall of Deck C.
 Diagnosis Room: Located at the central hall of Deck C.
 Amusement Hall: Located at the back of Deck C. Kara OK is offered.
 Washing Equipment (24-hour service): Located at the back of Deck C. It is free of charge.
 In addition, telephone, TV, and other entertainment facilities can be found in the ship.
Tips: Both CNY and Japanese Yen can be used on the ferry from Japan to Shanghai and the credit card is not available. 

 Note: We are sorry that TravelChinaGuide does not provide the booking service for this cruise at present.

 Further Reading:
 Shanghai Cruise
 Shanghai Transportation

- Last modified on Jun. 20, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Shanghai - Japan Cruise by \New Jianzhen\ Ship
Asked by Mr.brookes from CHINA | Oct. 05, 2010 08:57Reply
i have been trying to find more info about these two ferries. is it possible to book a return, going to kobe on one ferry and then back to shanghai on another?

also, is there an internet site that i can directly reserve/book tickets? the only one ive found is if im originally leaving from japan.

thanks in advance.
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr.James | Oct. 05, 2010 21:28
00Reply


Possible to book a return ticket and better to book a week in advance. The China-Japan International Ferry Co. LTD provide online reservation in its official website. You can get to Shanghai International Cruise Center in Dongdaming Road by yourself too.
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