Asia Cruise Ports Shuttle Services and Distances

Sep 30, 2017

Directory of Cruise Ship ports in Asia for shuttle bus services, together with port distance information. Find out if shuttle services are available in your port-of-call and how far is the docking area from the city, or other points of interest.

Port Country Name of Port Distances to Local Towns Shuttle Service
PUSAN BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA Busan Cruise Terminal Downtown is a 20 minute drive away. Shuttle Service Available
SIHANOUKVILLE CAMBODIA Port Sihanoukville Shuttle usually operates to Central Market  - 20 min each way Shuttle Service Available
DALIAN CHINA Port of Dalian Transport links from port. No Shuttle Service
SHANGHAI CHINA Wusong International Cruise
Shuttle buses should operate to City Centre - 30 minutes hour each way and usually drops off at Huangpu Park on the Bund. Shuttle Service Available
XINGANG  (BEIJING) CHINA Tianjin Cruise Terminal Xingang port is 2 hours drive from Beijing. A shuttle service usually operates to
Tianjin and it is approximately 30 minutes each way. Advise to book excursion.
No Shuttle Service
HONG KONG HONG KONG Ocean Terminal / Kai Tak
Cruise Terminal
Ocean Terminal is situated in Kowloon and is a short walk to a network of transportation including buses, taxis, the MTR, rail and star ferry. A new cruise Terminal (Kai Tak) has been built at the former runway of Hong Kong Airport and it is possible that shuttle buses may operate from this Terminal.
It is 5 minutes into Hong Kong centre from Victoria Harbour.
Possible Shuttle Service
CHENNAI INDIA Port of Chennai 20 minutes to Hotel Connemara. Shuttle Service Available
COCHIN INDIA Q 5/6/7 Willingdon Island Walking distance No Shuttle Service
GOA INDIA Mormugao Port Taxis available at the Port gate, which is approximately 1.5 km away. Shuttle buses usually transport passengers from the ship to the port gate. Shuttle Service Available
MORMUGAO, GOA INDIA Mormugao Port Approx 1 mile. Panjim, the main town is 25 miles away. There are no shuttle buses but Taxis are available at the Port Gates entrance. Be sure to agree a fee with the Taxi drivers before setting out. No Shuttle Service
MUMBAI INDIA Ballard Pier Extension 10 min walk to the cruise terminal from the berth. Walking distance of a further 20 mins into Mumbai No Shuttle Service
BALI INDONESIA Padang BayBenoa Passengers are tendered ashore. Shuttle buses are provided at Padang Bay. Taxis are available at Benoa. Shuttle buses are prohibited in Benoa by the local Taxi Association. Shuttle service available at
Padang Bay.
No Shuttle Service available at
HAKATA JAPAN Hakata Port Good network system to Fukuota, (Twin City). No Shuttle Service
HIROSHIMA JAPAN Foreign Trade Wharf No.1-2 The cruise ship Terminal is approximately 3 km from the city centre. The nearest Strret Car's Station, named "Kaigon Don" is about a 15-minute walk away. There are Taxis available at the Cruise Terminal. No Shuttle Service
NAGASAKI JAPAN Matsugae Pier Nearest town is 3 miles/10 minutes one way; Peace Memorial Park is 6 miles/20 minutes one way No Shuttle Service
OSAKA JAPAN Tempozan Pier Some attractions are within walking distance, but taxis and public transport is available for going further into the city. No Shuttle Service
YOKOHAMA JAPAN Osanbashi Terminal Docked in city centre in the heart of Yokohama. No Shuttle Service
SEMARANG JAVA ISLAND, INDONESIA Dermaga Samudra 1 Docked west of city centre, shuttle to centre provided. Shuttle Service Available
AQABA JORDAN Port of Aqaba Shuttle bus to Aqaba city centre (next door to Movenpick Hotel) Petra is 2.5 hours away by coach. Shuttle Service Available
KUALA LUMPUR (PORT KELANG) MALAYSIA Port Kelang Ships dock at Port Kelang, which is 45 km (about 90 minutes) southwest of Kuala
Shuttle Service Available to
Bukit Tingii Shopping Mall
(NOT Kuala Lumpur)
LANGKAWI MALAYSIA Langkawi Port Langkawi Marina is walking distance from he berth. A shuttle bus will operate to Underwater World at Pantai Cenang, which is approximately 3 km (10 minute ride) away. Shuttle Service Available
PENANG MALAYSIA Swettenham Pier Shuttle usually takes passengers to the Pragin Mall in the Georgetown area. Shuttle Service Available
PORT KELANG (KUALA LUMPUR) MALAYSIA Berth 1 Star Cruise Terminal Ships dock at Port Kelang, which is 45 km (about 90 minutes) of Kuala Lumpur. Shuttle Service Available to
Bukit Tingii Shopping Mall
(NOT Kuala Lumpur)
MALE MALDIVES Port of Male Tenders will take passengers straight into Male within walking distance of the large mosque, fish market and local farmer's market. No Shuttle Service
MUSCAT OMAN Port Sultan Qaboos Ship berths at Port Sultan Qaboos - 1.5miles from Old Muscat. Shuttle Service Available
SALALAH OMAN Salalah Port Shuttle to port gates, then either can be walked or take a taxi. Shuttle Service Available
MANILA PHILLIPINES Pier 13, South Harbor Shuttle will take passengers to a central point in Manila. Shuttle Service Available
SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Marina Bay Cruise Centre OR Singapore Cruise Center Dependant on berth; Either approx 20 minutes by shuttle from Marina Bay to Milennia Walk @ Raffles Boulevard or walking distance from SCC. (SCC = Singapore Cruise Centre) Shuttle Service Available
BUSAN SOUTH KOREA Busan Cruise Terminal Docked into centre of city, shuttle to attractions. Shuttle Service Available
COLOMBO SRI LANKA Port of Colombo Under 2 miles. Port Taxis are the only means of transportation available because the Taxi association do not allow a shuttle bus service. No Shuttle Service
KEELUNG TAIWAN Port of Keelung Town of Keelung is approx. 10-20 minutes from the pier by taxi; Taipei is approx.
30-40 minutes one way.
No Shuttle Service
TAIPEI TAIWAN Port of Tapiei Docked centrally in town. No Shuttle Service
KO SAMUI THAILAND Anchor to Nathorn Pier Tenders take passengers to within a 5 minute walk of Ko Samui No Shuttle Service
THAILAND Berth A1-Basin 2 Laem
Chabang Cruise Centre
Ship is berthed at Laem Chabang - Bangkok is 90 miles away. Shuttle will operate to Pattaya (beach resort) Shuttle Service Available
PHUKET THAILAND Anchor at Patong Bay or berth in Phuket Town Ship will either berth or tender. If tender - Phuket is within walking distance or the berth will operate a shuttle service No Shuttle Service
DUBAI UAE The Port of Dubai Local Tour agent arranges a shuttle service to Bur Juman Mall, which is approximately 6 km away. Taxis are also plentiful but are only allowed to pickup at the Port Entrance. The drive to the Dubai Mall is approximately 10 minutes. Shuttle Service Available
ABU DHABI UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Mina Zayed Port The city centre is located 3  miles from the port. It is not allowed to walk in the port area. Metered Taxis and hop-on/off buses are located outside the port entrance. A shuttle bus will transport passengers to the Marina Mall, which passes along the corniche, the focal point of the city. Shuttle Service Available
DA NANG VIETNAM Cat Tien Sa Port The port is about 30 to 40 minutes by car or bus from DaNang. Shuttle Service Available
HALONG BAY VIETNAM Anchor in Hon Gay Port Tender port. Floating pontoon where tenders take passengers. Limited facilities are available. No Shuttle Service
HANOI VIETNAM Anchor in Hon Gay Port Ships dock at Halong Bay, about a 3.5-hour drive from Hanoi. Tenders passengers to shore at Bai Chay, the main tourist area. No Shuttle Service
HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM Phu My Port Ships dock at Phu My, a port on the South China Sea near Vung Tao, some 80 miles by road (2.5 hours) from Ho Chi Minh City. A shuttle service usually is provided to Ba Ria Market. Phu My is a commercial port in a remote area and so it definately is worth considering booking a ship's organised tour to Ho Chi Minh City. Shuttle Service Available (to Ba Ria Market only - NOT to Ho Chi Minh)
NHA TRANG VIETNAM Quay No. 3 or Tender to
Cau Da Pier
Either a tender or berthed. Shuttle will operate. Shuttle Service Available
PHU MY               (for
Ho Chi Minh
VIETNAM Phu My Berth Approx 2 hour drive to Ho Chi Minh City. Shuttle Service Available (to Ba
Ria Market only - NOT to Ho Chi
VUNG TAO VIETNAM Vung Tao Port Ships more often than not dock at Phu My, a port on the South China Sea near
Vung Tao, 80 miles (2.5 hours) from Ho Chi Minh City.
No Shuttle Service

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