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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Seoul by plane, train or car

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon, train  •  13h 43m

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

₩302,340 - ₩773,679

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Seoul Gimpo  •  15h 24m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) AMS - GMP

₩320,040 - ₩770,579

Train to Brussels, fly to Incheon, train  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Incheon (ICN) BRU - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩544,644 - ₩1267,308

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Incheon, train  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Incheon (ICN) DUS - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩526,655 - ₩1277,089

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Incheon, train  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Incheon (ICN) FRA - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩402,764 - ₩793,210

Drive  •  5 days 8h

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Seoul 11263.5 km

₩1900,000 - ₩2800,000

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seoul is 1339.

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Seoul is to fly which costs 240€ - 600€ and takes 15h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Seoul is to fly and train which costs 220€ - 600€ and takes 13h 43m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Seoul is 8556 km. The road distance is 11263.5 km.

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It takes approximately 13h 43m to get from Amsterdam to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 25m.

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Seoul is 8h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 8:33 AM in Amsterdam and 4:33 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Seoul is 11264 km. It takes approximately 5 days 8h to drive from Amsterdam to Seoul.

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Korean Air, Finnair, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 3825+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩100,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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  • Distance: 8556.5 km
  • Duration: 13h 43m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Seoul, South Korea?

China Southern Airlines, KLM and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Seoul every 3 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩2700,000
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1200,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩1400,000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1300,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1500,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩460,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩1600,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1700,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩2700,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩400,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1700,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩360,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩1500,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1600,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩2700,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩3000,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩750,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Brussels to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Moscow Domodedovo, Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1200,000
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩2100,000
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
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩75,000 - ₩150,000
Website
Thalys
Standard
₩75,000 - ₩110,000
Comfort
₩90,000 - ₩120,000
Premium
₩100,000 - ₩150,000
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩70,000
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
₩29,000 - ₩40,000
1st Class
₩48,000 - ₩70,000
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩48,000 - ₩110,000
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
₩48,000 - ₩70,000
1st Class
₩80,000 - ₩110,000
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩140,000
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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