There are 8 ways to get from Almaty to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, subway, 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.

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Fly to Incheon, train  •  9h 33m

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

₩243,853 - ₩555,153

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Train, ferry, subway  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Ürümqi
  2. Take the train from Ürümqi to Yangquan North
  3. Take the train from Yangquan North to Qinhuangdao
  4. Take the ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩217,275 - ₩422,148

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  13h 34m

  1. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) ALA - GMP

₩252,053 - ₩604,153

Train, ferry, subway via Lanzhou  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Ürümqi
  2. Take the train from Ürümqi to Lanzhou West
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West Station to Xi'an North
  4. Take the train from Xian North Station to Weihai
  5. Take the ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
  6. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩349,625 - ₩487,648

Bus, train, ferry  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Yining
  2. Take the train from Yining to Xi'an
  3. Take the bus from Luoyang to Jinan Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Jinan South to Yantai
  5. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  6. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

₩281,072 - ₩381,045

Train, ferry, subway #2  •  3 days 23h

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

₩232,845 - ₩326,428

Night bus, train, bus, ferry, subway  •  4 days 3h

  1. Take the night bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Ürümqi
  2. Take the train from Ürümqi to Beijing Station
  3. Take the bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩242,138 - ₩288,938

Drive  •  2 days 5h

  1. Drive from Almaty to Seoul 5065.7 km

₩700,000 - ₩1100,000

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The cheapest way to get from Almaty to Seoul is to night bus and train and bus and ferry and subway which costs $200 - $250 and takes 4 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Almaty to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $200 - $480 and takes 9h 33m.

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The distance between Almaty and Seoul is 4221 km. The road distance is 5065.7 km.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Seoul without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 3 days 17h and costs $230 - $330.

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It takes approximately 9h 33m to get from Almaty to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Almaty Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 35m.

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Seoul is 3h ahead of Almaty. It is currently 5:03 PM in Almaty and 8:03 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Almaty to Seoul is 5066 km. It takes approximately 2 days 5h to drive from Almaty to Seoul.

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Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, S7 Airlines and Air Astana offer flights from Almaty Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1786+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩43,700 per night.

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Map of how to get from Almaty to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 4220.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 33m

What companies run services between Almaty, Kazakhstan and Seoul, South Korea?

Air Astana, China Southern Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Almaty to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Almaty to Incheon
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩330,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩650,000
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Almaty to Incheon
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Almaty to Incheon via Astana
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩650,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Almaty to Incheon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Almaty to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩700,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Tashkent, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩950,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Almaty to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital, Cheju
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩650,000
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Almaty to Incheon via Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩900,000
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩3,400 - ₩4,700
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Almaty 2 to Ürümqi
Ave. Duration
30h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₩20,000 - ₩55,000
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
₩35,000 - ₩55,000
First Class (Lux)
₩55,000 - ₩85,000
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
₩20,000 - ₩31,000
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Ürümqi to Lanzhou West
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₩85,000 - ₩120,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩85,000 - ₩120,000
1st Class Seat
₩130,000 - ₩190,000
Train from Lanzhou West Station to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩40,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩30,000 - ₩40,000
1st Class Seat
₩41,000 - ₩60,000
Train from Beijing to Dalian
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩45,000 - ₩60,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩45,000 - ₩60,000
1st Class Seat
₩60,000 - ₩95,000
China Railways G-Class
Train from Lanzhou West Station to Xian North Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₩38,000 - ₩48,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩38,000 - ₩48,000
1st Class Seat
₩60,000 - ₩80,000
Business Class Seat
₩120,000 - ₩160,000
Train from Xian North Station to Weihai
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩100,000 - ₩140,000
1st Class Seat
₩180,000 - ₩220,000
Business Class Seat
₩330,000 - ₩410,000
Train from Yangquan North to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩43,000 - ₩55,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩43,000 - ₩55,000
1st Class Seat
₩70,000 - ₩90,000
Business Class Seat
₩140,000 - ₩180,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
smrt.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,900 - ₩2,100
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Ürümqi to Yangquan North
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩40,000 - ₩60,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
₩40,000 - ₩60,000
Hard Sleeper
₩95,000 - ₩110,000
Soft Sleeper
₩130,000 - ₩180,000
Train from Ürümqi to Beijing Station
Ave. Duration
38h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩44,000 - ₩70,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
₩49,000 - ₩70,000
Hard Sleeper
₩110,000 - ₩140,000
Soft Sleeper
₩170,000 - ₩220,000
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Yining to Xi'an
Ave. Duration
33h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩41,000 - ₩100,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
₩41,000 - ₩60,000
Hard Sleeper
₩80,000 - ₩100,000
Soft Sleeper
₩120,000 - ₩160,000
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Yining
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩19,635
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Luoyang to Jinan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩31,464
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Jinan Bus Terminal
Website
0000369.cn
Bus from Jinan South to Yantai
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩24,972
Schedules at
0000369.cn
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩7,500
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
night bus
Night bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Ürümqi
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩48,332
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩26,637
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩170,000
Royal
₩150,000
Business
₩130,000
Economy
₩110,000
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩250,000
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
₩250,000
First Class
₩115,000
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩150,000
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
₩316,300
Royal
₩141,300
Deluxe
₩125,300
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
₩240,000
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
₩135,000
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
₩130,000
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
₩125,000
ECO2
₩120,000

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The best way to get from Almaty to Almaty Airport is to line 92 bus which takes 53 min and costs $1.

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