There are 8 ways to get from Beijing to Seoul 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 Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo  •  5h 8m

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

₩166,214 - ₩557,714

Cheapest option

Fly Beijing Capital to Chongju, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Chongju (CJJ) PEK - CJJ
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Seoul Station

₩116,314 - ₩289,314

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Fly Beijing Capital to Incheon, train  •  5h 37m

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

₩168,514 - ₩960,814

Train to Tianjin Binhai, fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 50m

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

₩193,952 - ₩622,670

Train, ferry, subway via Weihai  •  23h 19m

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

₩182,077 - ₩222,797

Train, ferry, subway  •  29h 59m

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

₩126,413 - ₩152,844

Bus, ferry  •  30h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yantai
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  3. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

₩220,494 - ₩265,594

Bus, ferry, subway  •  34h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Port to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩163,329 - ₩181,449

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Seoul is to train and ferry and subway which costs ¥700 - ¥900 and takes 29h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥950 - ¥3300 and takes 5h 8m.

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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 via Weihai which takes 23h 19m and costs ¥1000 - ¥1300.

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

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

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Beijing. It is currently 4:36 PM in Beijing and 5:36 PM in Seoul.

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

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There are 1447+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩112,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30 min and costs ¥25.

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  • Distance: 953.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

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

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩480,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩480,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩700,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩480,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩700,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩410,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Chongju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Chongju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Chongju via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩900,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon via Dalian
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Chongju via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Chongju via Yanji
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩1100,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩350,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩350,000 - ₩1300,000
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Chongju via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩95,000 - ₩230,000
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/
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩9,000 - ₩13,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Train from Beijing South to Binhai Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩12,000 - ₩18,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩11,000 - ₩15,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩11,000 - ₩15,000
1st Class Seat
₩18,000 - ₩22,000
Business Class Seat
₩44,000 - ₩55,000
Train from Beijing South to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩38,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩29,000 - ₩38,000
1st Class Seat
₩50,000 - ₩60,000
Business Class Seat
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩55,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩73,384
Economy Class
₩52,430
Standing
₩44,539
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jinan West to Weihai
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩32,000 - ₩42,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩32,000 - ₩42,000
1st Class Seat
₩44,000 - ₩65,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,900 - ₩2,400
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yantai
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩44,693
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩5,300
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩27,610
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
Jinchon ferry
Phone
+82 32 777 8260
Website
jinchon.co.kr
Ferry from Tianjin Xin Gang Port to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
jinchon.co.kr
Royal Suite
₩250,000
Royal
₩180,000
Deluxe
₩160,000
Business
₩130,000
Economy
₩115,000
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h
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 Port to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩125,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
₩235,300
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
₩140,800
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
₩136,300
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
₩131,800
ECO2
₩127,300

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