There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Beijing by plane, train, ferry, subway or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Beijing  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Beijing (PEK) GMP - PEK

$135 - $346

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Train to Incheon, fly to Beijing  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Beijing (PEK) ICN - PEK

$107 - $352

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Train to Incheon, fly to Tianjin, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Tianjin (TSN) ICN - TSN
  3. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South

Train to Incheon, fly to Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) ICN - NAY

$163 - $388

Train, ferry  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Pyeongtaek Station
  2. Take the ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Beijing South

$216 - $333

Subway, ferry, train China Railways G-Class  •  25 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Beijing South

$170 - $387

Subway, ferry, train China Railways D-Class  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the train from Dalian to Beijing

$146 - $283

Subway, ferry, bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
  3. Take the bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Bawangfen

$120 - $251

Bus, ferry  •  33 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chosun Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the bus from Gang Wan Qiao to Beijing

$153 - $277

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The distance between Seoul and Beijing is 954 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Beijing without a car is to train and ferry which takes 23 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Seoul to Beijing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Beijing is 1 h behind Seoul. It is currently 6:25 PM in Seoul and 5:25 PM in Beijing.

China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Air China and two other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Beijing Airport.

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There are 1454+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Beijing.
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  • Distance: 596.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Beijing, China?

Asiana Airlines, China Southern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seoul to Beijing every 4 hours.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Beijing via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin via Weihai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Beijing via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Yancheng
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Weihai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Harbin
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Tianjin, Chifeng
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Weihai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Fukuoka, Yantai
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Harbin
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Jinan, Yantai
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Incheon to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Pyeongtaek Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$4 - $5
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Pyeongtaek Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$5
Standing
$5
China Railways G-Class
Train from Yantai to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dalian to Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Bawangfen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Chosun Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Gang Wan Qiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$212
Royal
$150
Deluxe
$133
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
$297
SPE
$124
FST
$106
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$212
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$120
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$115
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$111
ECO2
$106
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$221
First Class
$102

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