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There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Seoul by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Colombo to Incheon, train  •  10h 1m

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

₩396,637 - ₩1133,016

Cheapest option

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Incheon, train  •  11h 32m

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

₩254,628 - ₩918,824

2 alternative options

Fly Colombo to Seoul Gimpo  •  13h 17m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) CMB - GMP

₩404,337 - ₩1429,916

Fly Colombo to Daegu, train  •  13h 50m

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Daegu (TAE) CMB - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩478,037 - ₩1590,016

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Last updated: July 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Seoul is to fly and train which costs Rs. 39000 - Rs. 150000 and takes 11h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Seoul is to fly and train which costs Rs. 60000 - Rs. 180000 and takes 10h 1m.

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The distance between Colombo and Seoul is 5836 km.

It takes approximately 10h 1m to get from Colombo to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 30m.

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Seoul is 3h 30m ahead of Colombo. It is currently 2:51 AM in Colombo and 6:21 AM in Seoul.

Korean Air, Air China, China Southern Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1580+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4100.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 5836.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 1m

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Seoul, South Korea?

Korean Air, China Eastern Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Colombo to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Colombo to Incheon
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Pudong, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Colombo to Daegu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1700,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Colombo to Incheon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩360,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Colombo to Incheon via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩360,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Gimpo via Kunming, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Kunming
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Colombo to Daegu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1500,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Colombo to Incheon via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩400,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Gimpo via Chengdu, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩430,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩1000,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Colombo to Incheon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Colombo to Seoul Gimpo via Suvarnabhumi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩470,000 - ₩1500,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩900,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Colombo to Incheon via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩1600,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Colombo to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩1100,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Incheon via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩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/
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩49,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩67,425
Economy Class
₩48,172
Standing
₩40,922

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