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There are 2 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Seoul by plane or train

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Fly from Bristol, train  •  14h 35m

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

₩679,830 - ₩2021,574

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Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Incheon (ICN) LHR - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩417,330 - ₩807,630

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International entry into South Korea from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into South Korea from United Kingdom

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Argentina, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Mozambique, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Uruguay and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in South Korea

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering South Korea from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Seoul is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Seoul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from South Korea.

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Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Seoul is to train and fly which costs £260 - £550 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Seoul is to fly and train which costs £420 - £1,300 and takes 14h 35m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Seoul is 8981 km.

It takes approximately 14h 35m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Seoul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Incheon Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 30m and has one stopover.

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Seoul is 8h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 8:08 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 4:08 AM in Seoul.

Ryanair, easyJet, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Incheon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 8980.7 km
  • Duration: 14h 35m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Seoul, South Korea?

There is no direct connection from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Seoul. However, you can fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Bristol Temple Meads, take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to London Paddington Train Station, take the train to London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 6m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Bristol to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2300,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1300,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Incheon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2600,000
Flights from Bristol to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2100,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Bristol to Incheon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩900,000 - ₩1500,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1800,000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1200,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1300,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1000,000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1100,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Incheon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1100,000
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/
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩65,000 - ₩85,000
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
₩65,000 - ₩85,000
Anytime Day 1st Class
₩110,000 - ₩160,000

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