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How long is the Star Ferry ride?

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Asked by: Jasmine Jefferson

This route consists of two departures and the round trip fare is $180. Passengers can enjoy views of Tsing Ma Bridge during the 45-minute journey on the luxury ferry World Star.

How long is a Star Ferry?

Ship Particulars

Name of Vessel : World Star
Year Built : 1989
Gross Tonnage : 352 tons
Length : 46 meters
Breadth : 9.3 meters

How long is the Star Ferry ride from Central to Tsim Sha Tsui?

about 8-10 minutes

Star Ferry
The journey takes about 8-10 minutes. Service Hours: Tsim Sha Tsui ‹‹ ›› Central: 6:30am – 11:30pm. Frequency: 6-12 mins.

How much does the Star Ferry cost?

Fare Table

Line Mon – Fri (Except Public Holidays) Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
Adult $3.2 $3.6
Child (Aged 3-12)1 $1.9 $2.4
Passengers with disabilities2 $1.9 $2.4
Senior (Aged 65 or above)3 Free

Why is Star Ferry special?

The famous Star Ferry means much more to Hong Kong than a simple mode of transportation or tourist attraction. The green and white vessels crossing Victoria Harbour are a legend. Moreover, they are considered a landmark since the 1880s. They are a cheap, affordable and convenient way to cross the harbour.

What can you do on the Star Ferry?

When you ride the Star Ferry, you can see the scenery, rest and get refreshed, and cross over fast between the best areas of Victoria Harbour. Hong Kong’s Star Ferry has been faithfully plying Victoria Harbour since 1888. Discover this very popular way to cross the harbor and see the scenery.

How long is the slow ferry to Mui Wo?

The ferry to Mui Wo leaves from pier 6 at Central Piers. There are two types of ferry – the so-called fast ferry and slow ferry. There is a difference in speed (the fast ferry takes about half an hour, with the slow ferry closer to an hour).

How long is the ferry ride from Central to Discovery Bay?

30 min

How long does it take to get from Central to Discovery Bay? The ferry from Central Pier 3 to Discovery Bay takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

How long is the ferry from Central to Yung Shue Wan?

30 min

The ferry from Central to Yung Shue Wan takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

Is the Star Ferry closing?

The Star Ferry Company’s current franchise ends in 2033 — that’s long after Covid restrictions will be gone and tourists will have returned to the city.

How long does the Symphony of Lights last?

An orchestration of music, decoration lights, laser light displays, and pyrotechnic fireworks, the multimedia light and sound show lasts for around 10 minutes and was conceptualised, created, and installed by LaserVision.

How do you ride the Star Ferry?

Online ticketing purchase is available or the tickets can be purchased at Harbour Tour ticket counter at the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier on the date of departure. Ticket counters will stop selling tickets 10 minutes prior to each departure, please purchase in cash, credit card or Alipay/Wechat Pay.

How many Star ferries are there?

With a fleet of twelve ferries, the company operates two routes across the harbour, carrying over 70,000 passengers per day, or 26 million per year.

Can you take dogs on the Star Ferry?

Dogs are allowed on most ferries except the star ferry between HK and Kowloon. They can go on any of the following ferries – Discovery Bay, Lamma & Park Island.

How long is the ferry to Lamma Island?

There are separate services to both of the main villages on the island, Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan. The journey time is 27 minutes to Yung Shue Wan and 30/40 minutes to Sok Kwu Wan. Vessels are monohull and some of the boats have a small outside canopy-covered area at the rear of the upper deck.