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FERRIES to LITTLE KINMEN

Take a Ferry from Shuitou Pier

Little Kinmen (小金門= Xiǎo Jīnmén)’s official name is Lieyu (烈嶼) Township. The only way to get there from the main island of Kinmen is by ferry from Shuitou (水頭) Pier, by the Shuitou Ferry Terminal. With the large ferry terminal building on your right, walk for another minute or so straight down to the water. The ticket booth is on your left. It’s a 10-15 min ride to Jiugong Pier on Little Kinmen.

HOW to GET to the SHUITOU FERRY TERMINAL from JINCHENG

All of the number 7 buses (7, 7A, 7B) leaving from Jincheng bus station stop at the Shuitou ferry terminal. The ride takes 10-15 min. One of the number 7 buses leaves the bus station twice an hour every day, on the hour and the half hour, between 6:30am and 7:30pm. There’s also a bus departing at 8:30pm, with the last bus for the ferry terminal leaving Jincheng bus station at 9:30pm.

FERRY SCHEDULES

Ferries to Little Kinmen leave Shuitou Pier twice an hour, on the hour and half-hour, from 7am to 8pm daily. There’s also a service at 9pm, and the last boat is at 10pm.

Shuitou Pier, Kinmen → Jiugong Pier, Little Kinmen

Departure Times
  • 07:00

  • 07:30

  • 08:00

  • 08:30

  • 09:00

  • 09:30

  • 10:00

  • 10:30

  • 11:00

  • 11:30

  • 12:00

  • 12:30

  • 13:00

  • 13:30

  • 14:00

  • 14:30

  • 15:00

  • 15:30

  • 16:00

  • 16:30

  • 17:00

  • 17:30

  • 18:00

  • 18:30

  • 19:00

  • 19:30

  • 20:00

  • 21:00

  • 22:00

The schedule for the return trip back to Kinmen from Jiugong Pier on Little Kinmen is similar, with ferries leaving daily twice an hour, on the hour and half-hour. They run this way between 6:30am and 7:30pm daily. Then, the last 2 boats are at 8:30 and 9:30pm.

Jiugong Pier, Little Kinmen → Shuitou Pier, Kinmen

Departure Times
  • 06:30

  • 07:00

  • 07:30

  • 08:00

  • 08:30

  • 09:00

  • 09:30

  • 10:00

  • 10:30

  • 11:00

  • 11:30

  • 12:00

  • 12:30

  • 13:00

  • 13:30

  • 14:00

  • 14:30

  • 15:00

  • 15:30

  • 16:00

  • 16:30

  • 17:00

  • 17:30

  • 18:00

  • 18:30

  • 19:00

  • 19:30

  • 20:30

  • 21:30

BUYING TICKETS

There’s no need to book in advance. The ticket booths on each island are next to the piers. Cash or Taiwan Easy Cards are accepted.

  • One-way full (adult) fare: NT$60
  • One-way half-price (for students with ID card): NT$30
  • Bicycles can be taken on board for free.
  • A scooter costs NT$100.

Boat inquiry telephone numbers:

  • Shuitou Pier: +886-82-326-228
  • Jiugong Pier: +886-82-362-015
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