There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, bus, night bus or car

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 Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) HND - GMP

$126 - $610

Cheapest option

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Incheon, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$93 - $386

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Incheon, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Incheon (ICN) NRT - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$115 - $333

Train, ferry  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station

$375 - $469

Train, ferry via Shimonoseki  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kokura
  2. Take the ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

$297 - $446

Bus, ferry  •  33 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Meishin Takatsuki
  2. Take the bus from Meishin Takatsuki to Yonago
  3. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
  4. Take the bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$312 - $334

Night bus, ferry, train  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan
  2. Take the ferry from Osaka to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

$291 - $587

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Fukuoka
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Drive from Busan to Seoul

$285 - $366

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Seoul is 1159 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Tokyo to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Star Flyer, Japan Airlines, Korean Air and two other airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1880+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to Monorail which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 724.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea?

Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines and three other airlines fly from Tokyo to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $280
Reserved seat
$220 - $280
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Tokyo to Kokura
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$190 - $260
Reserved seat
$210 - $260
Green seat
$280 - $370
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$19 - $22
Economy Class
$22 - $26
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$45 - $49
First Class
$66 - $70
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Meishin Takatsuki to Yonago
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Nishi Tokyo Bus
Phone
042-623-1365
Website
nisitokyobus.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$80
Ferst Class
$112
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$157
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Osaka to Busan
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$143
2 Bed Cabin
$400
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$445
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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