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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, subway or car

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Fly to Incheon, train  •  11h 25m

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

₩377,999 - ₩724,219

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  13h 51m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) FRA - GMP

₩699,041 - ₩2712,235

Fly to Weihai, ferry, subway  •  29h 19m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Weihai (WEH) FRA - WEH
  2. Take the ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station

₩549,124 - ₩1197,701

Fly to Yantai, ferry, train  •  29h 17m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Yantai (YNT) FRA - YNT
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  3. Take the train from Pyeongtaek Station to Seoul Station

₩542,095 - ₩1206,387

Drive  •  5 days 6h

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul 11156.8 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
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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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: 10 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul is to fly and train which costs 280€ - 550€ and takes 11h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul is to fly and train which takes 11h 25m and costs 280€ - 550€.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Seoul is 8560 km. The road distance is 11156.8 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 25m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 20m.

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Seoul is 7h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 5:15 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 12:15 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul is 11157 km. It takes approximately 5 days 6h to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul.

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Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Uzbekistan and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt 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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  • Distance: 8560 km
  • Duration: 11h 25m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Seoul, South Korea?

All Nippon Airways, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Seoul every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Weihai via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Weihai via Beijing Capital, Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩440,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Yantai via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Yantai via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1200,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Weihai via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Weihai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Yantai via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Yantai via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1700,000
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 Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1500,000 - ₩4200,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Weihai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Yantai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1300,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Yantai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1600,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩850,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
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
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
18h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩1300,000 - ₩2500,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Incheon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1600,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Frankfurt to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1500,000 - ₩4200,000
Spring Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Weihai via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩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/
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
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Pyeongtaek Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩5,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩4,200 - ₩4,300
Economy Class
₩4,800 - ₩5,300
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Pyeongtaek Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩7,500 - ₩12,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩7,500 - ₩11,000
Economy
₩8,500 - ₩12,000
First Class
₩13,000 - ₩19,000
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩180,000
Royal
₩160,000
Business
₩140,000
Economy
₩120,000
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩150,000
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
₩316,300
Royal
₩141,300
Deluxe
₩125,300

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