There are 7 ways to get from Busan to Tokyo by ferry, train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Ferry, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi

$342 - $416

Cheapest option

Fly Busan to Tokyo Narita, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) PUS - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo

$113 - $337

5 alternative options

Ferry, train, bus  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima
  3. Take the bus from Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi to Sakaide IC
  4. Take the bus from Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit

$338 - $372

Ferry, night bus  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Osaka
  2. Take the night bus from Izumi-Chūō to Tokyo

$246 - $502

Ferry, drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Drive from Fukuoka to Tokyo

$234 - $294

Fly Busan to Tokyo Haneda  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) PUS - HND

$116 - $439

Train to Daegu, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) TAE - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo

$135 - $379

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Tokyo is to train and fly which costs ₩150,000 - ₩430,000 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Tokyo is to fly and train which costs ₩120,000 - ₩390,000 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Busan and Tokyo is 974 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Busan to Tokyo, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Tokyo, Japan?

Korean Air, Japan Airlines and six other airlines fly from Busan to Tokyo hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Daegu to Tokyo Narita via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Daegu to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Daegu to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Tigerair Taiwan
Website
tigerairtw.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Taipei
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Haneda via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Busan to Tokyo Narita via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Daegu to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $380
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Korail
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi to Sakaide IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Izumi-Chūō to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$124
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Busan to Osaka
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$142
2 Bed Cabin
$399
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$443

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