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There are 7 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Seoul by plane, train or car

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Fly Dusseldorf to Incheon, train  •  15h 47m

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

₩497,461 - ₩1311,680

Cheapest option

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Incheon  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Incheon (ICN) AMS - ICN
  4. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩347,115 - ₩901,762

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Fly Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo  •  18h 33m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) DUS - GMP

₩1148,520 - ₩1151,939

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Incheon, train  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Incheon (ICN) FRA - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩402,919 - ₩858,536

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  17h 14m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) FRA - GMP

₩680,619 - ₩2905,436

Train to Muenster, fly to Incheon, train  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Incheon (ICN) FMO - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩616,008 - ₩1590,261

Drive  •  5 days 6h

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Seoul 11161.1 km

₩1600,000 - ₩2400,000

Germany → South Korea
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International entry into South Korea from Germany

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Conditions of entry into South Korea from Germany

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering South Korea from Germany.

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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 Germany from South Korea.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Seoul is to train and fly which costs 250€ - 700€ and takes 16h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Seoul is to train and fly which costs 290€ - 650€ and takes 14h 48m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Seoul is 8558 km. The road distance is 11161.1 km.

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It takes approximately 15h 47m to get from Düsseldorf to Seoul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Incheon Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 40m and has one stopover.

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Seoul is 7h ahead of Düsseldorf. It is currently 10:40 PM in Düsseldorf and 5:40 AM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Seoul is 11161 km. It takes approximately 5 days 6h to drive from Düsseldorf to Seoul.

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Air China, Finnair, British Airways and seven other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 3293+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩100,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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  • Distance: 8558.1 km
  • Duration: 15h 47m

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Seoul, South Korea?

Air China, Asiana Airlines and 16 other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩7000,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩7000,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Muenster to Incheon via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Muenster to Incheon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Muenster to Incheon via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1600,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2800,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Shenyang, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩460,000 - ₩1200,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Helsinki, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩430,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via London Heathrow, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Helsinki, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩2359,332
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1500,000 - ₩4200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Helsinki, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩1500,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2800,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
18h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1500,000 - ₩4200,000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩850,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1700,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Incheon via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩460,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1300,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩460,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1500,000 - ₩4200,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1500,000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Dusseldorf to Incheon via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1500,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Dusseldorf to Seoul Gimpo via Helsinki, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1400,000
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩1300,000 - ₩2500,000
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/
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩55,000 - ₩80,000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩70,000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩39,000 - ₩55,000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩65,000
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
₩28,000 - ₩40,000
1st Class
₩47,000 - ₩65,000
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩12,000 - ₩26,000
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
₩12,000 - ₩16,000
1st Class
₩19,000 - ₩26,000
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩110,000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩60,000 - ₩85,000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩27,000 - ₩38,000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩95,000
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Münster
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩11,000 - ₩15,000
Website
Flixtrain

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