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There are 7 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  •  5 h 5 min

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

$135 - $346

Cheapest option

Train, subway, ferry  •  30 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin Station
  2. Take the subway from Tianjin station to Convention and Exhibition Center 9
  3. Take the ferry from Tianjin to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

$103 - $238

5 alternative options

Fly Beijing Capital to Incheon, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$107 - $349

Train to Tianjin Binhai, fly to Incheon, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin West 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

$119 - $343

Train China Railways G-Class, ferry, subway  •  23 h 11 min

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

$171 - $306

Train China Railways D-Class, ferry, subway  •  24 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

$147 - $283

Bus, ferry  •  33 h 37 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 Chosun Hotel

$147 - $271

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Seoul is to train and subway and ferry which costs ¥700 - ¥1700 and takes 30 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥2400 and takes 5 h 5 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 11 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥2200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min 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 1 h 55 min.

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Seoul is 1 h ahead of Beijing. It is currently 6:58 PM in Beijing and 7:58 PM in Seoul.

China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1791+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD 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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Map of how to get from Beijing to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 596.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

Air China, Asiana Airlines and five other airlines fly from Beijing to Seoul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon via Dalian
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Beijing Capital to Incheon via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Dalian North
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
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
Tianjin Metro
Website
tjdt.cn
Subway from Tianjin station to Convention and Exhibition Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tjgdjt.com
Bus operators
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Chosun Hotel
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Ferry operators
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$213
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$120
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$115
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$111
ECO2
$106
Jinchon ferry
Phone
+82 32 777 8260
Website
jinchon.co.kr
Ferry from Tianjin to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
jinchon.co.kr
Royal Suite
$221
Royal
$160
Deluxe
$142
Business
$115
Economy
$102

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