There are 7 ways to get from Beijing to Seoul by plane, bus, train, ferry or subway

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 Beijing to Seoul Gimpo  •  4 h 56 min

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

$135 - $346

Cheapest option

Fly Beijing to Seoul, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Seoul (ICN) PEK - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$113 - $357

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Train to Tianjin, fly to Seoul, bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

$125 - $351

Train China Railways G-Class, ferry, subway  •  23 h 27 min

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

$162 - $243

Train China Railways D-Class, ferry, subway  •  25 h 23 min

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

$148 - $283

Bus, ferry, subway  •  29 h 11 min

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

$118 - $250

Bus, ferry  •  34 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$141 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Seoul is to train and ferry and subway which costs ¥1000 - ¥2000 and takes 25 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥2400 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Beijing and Seoul is 954 km.

The best way to get from Beijing to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry and subway which takes 23 h 27 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Beijing to Seoul, including transfers.

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

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Seoul is 1 h ahead of Beijing. It is currently 11:29 PM in Beijing and 12:29 AM in Seoul.

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

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 596.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Asiana Airlines, Air China and six other airlines fly from Beijing to Seoul every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Beijing to Seoul via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Tianjin to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Tianjin to Seoul via Weihai
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Beijing to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Tianjin to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Tianjin to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Beijing to Seoul via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Tianjin to Seoul via Dalian
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Beijing to Seoul via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing to Seoul via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Seoul via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Tianjin to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Beijing South to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $65
1st Class Seat
$85 - $100
Business Class Seat
$160 - $200
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Dalian
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Bawangfen to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
$162
Royal
$144
Business
$126
Economy
$108
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$215
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$121
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$117
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$112
ECO2
$108
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$224
First Class
$103

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