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There are 5 ways to get from Dandong to Seoul by plane, train, ferry or subway

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Recommended option

Fly Dandong to Incheon, train  •  5h 37m

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

₩139,977 - ₩363,327

Cheapest option

Train to Shenyang, fly to Incheon, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Dandong Station to Shenyang Station
  2. Fly from Shenyang (SHE) to Incheon (ICN) SHE - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩96,672 - ₩237,021

3 alternative options

Train to Dalian, fly to Incheon, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Dandong to Dalian North Station
  2. Fly from Dalian (DLC) to Incheon (ICN) DLC - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩164,606 - ₩474,595

Train to Shenyang, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Dandong Station to Shenyang Station
  2. Fly from Shenyang (SHE) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) SHE - GMP

₩109,372 - ₩583,921

Ferry, subway  •  19h 19m

  1. Take the ferry from Dandong to Incheon Int'l Port Dandong
  2. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩154,547 - ₩168,828

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Frequently Asked Questions


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The 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.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dandong to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥550 - ¥1400 and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Dandong to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥800 - ¥2200 and takes 5h 37m.

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The distance between Dandong and Seoul is 362 km.

It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Dandong to Seoul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dandong Airport to Incheon Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 15m and has one stopover.

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Dandong. It is currently 9:54 AM in Dandong and 10:54 AM in Seoul.

Asiana Airlines, Air China, Shanghai Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Dandong Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1223+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Dandong to Dandong Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs ¥30 - ¥40.

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Map of how to get from Dandong to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 362.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

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

There is no direct connection from Dandong to Seoul. However, you can take the taxi to Dandong airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul. Alternatively, you can take the train to Shenyang Station, take the walk to Shenyang, take the bus to Shenyang Taoxian Airport, take the walk to Shenyang airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Dandong to Incheon via Qingdao, Dalian
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩350,000
Flights from Dandong to Incheon via Beijing Daxing, Dalian
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩90,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Shenyang to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Dalian to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩180,000 - ₩750,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shenyang to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Dalian to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩550,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Dandong to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩490,000
Flights from Dalian to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩430,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩490,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩550,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Dandong to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩490,000
Flights from Shenyang to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩75,000 - ₩200,000
Flights from Dalian to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩430,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩90,000 - ₩550,000
Shandong Airlines
Website
sda.cn
Flights from Dandong to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩490,000
Flights from Shenyang to Incheon via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩75,000 - ₩200,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Qingdao, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩800,000
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/
China Railways G-Class
Train from Dandong Station to Shenyang Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩23,000
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩18,000 - ₩23,000
1st Class Seat
₩29,000 - ₩35,000
Business Class Seat
₩65,000 - ₩80,000
China Railways D-Class
Train from Dandong to Shenyang Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩14,000 - ₩28,000
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
₩14,000 - ₩21,000
1st Class
₩20,000 - ₩28,000
Train from Dandong to Dalian North Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩36,000
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
₩18,000 - ₩25,000
1st Class
₩25,000 - ₩36,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,900 - ₩2,400
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Ferry operators
Dandong Int Ferry Co
Phone
+82 32 891 3322
Website
dandongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dandong to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩145,000 - ₩155,000
Schedules at
dandongferry.co.kr
SUI
₩259,300
SUI-B
₩174,300
BUS-A
₩151,300
BUS-B
₩149,300
ECO
₩145,300

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