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There are 8 ways to get from Fukuoka to Seoul by ferry, train, car ferry, 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  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  2. Take the train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
  3. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station

₩210,628 - ₩264,328

Cheapest option

Train to Kita Kyushu, fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  2. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Incheon (ICN) KKJ - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩94,689 - ₩171,543

6 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Fukuoka, Hakata to Busan
  2. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan / ...

₩117,747 - ₩192,396

Ferry, bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  2. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seonsan Rest Transit Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Seonsan Rest Transit Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)

₩194,818 - ₩209,518

Car ferry, ferry, train  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Fukuoka to Tsushima
  2. Take the ferry from Izuhara to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

₩183,282 - ₩219,148

Ferry, drive  •  7h 25m

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

₩222,728 - ₩252,728

Fly Fukuoka to Incheon, train  •  4h 30m

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

₩166,558 - ₩309,060

Fly Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) FUK - GMP

₩434,258 - ₩555,960

Fukuoka (FUK) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) flights

The flight time between Fukuoka (FUK) and Seoul Gimpo (GMP) is around 6h 15m and covers a distance of around 550 km. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 50m. Services are operated by Korean Air, Air Busan, All Nippon Airways and others. Typically 245 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 15m
Fastest flight journey time:
3h 50m
Flight distance:
550 km
Flights per week:
245
Cheapest price:
₩42,739
Carbon emissions:
111 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:00
Last flight departs at:
11:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fukuoka (FUK) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) flight schedules

Flights departing Sunday, August 1, 2021

Japan → South Korea
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Conditions of entry into South Korea from Japan

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
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  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
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  • 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
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
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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.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥9000 - ¥17000 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥15000 - ¥30000 and takes 4h 30m.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Seoul is 539 km.

The best way to get from Fukuoka to Seoul without a car is to ferry and train which takes 6h 35m and costs ¥20000 - ¥26000.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Fukuoka to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Asiana Airlines, T'way Air, Jin Air and two other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1288+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩105,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Fukuoka Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs ¥220 - ¥250.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 539.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Fukuoka, Japan and Seoul, South Korea?

Korean Air, Air Busan and seven other airlines fly from Fukuoka to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩300,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩460,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩210,000 - ₩490,000
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩75,000 - ₩110,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩430,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩42,000 - ₩75,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩400,000 - ₩550,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩450,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩600,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩430,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩470,000 - ₩700,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩150,000
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩75,000 - ₩110,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩49,000 - ₩170,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩65,000 - ₩160,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩42,000 - ₩75,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩32,000 - ₩50,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩32,000 - ₩45,000
Economy
₩35,000 - ₩50,000
First Class
₩50,000 - ₩75,000
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩15,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Economy
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
First Class
₩16,000 - ₩24,000
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩42,000 - ₩65,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩42,000 - ₩60,000
Economy
₩46,000 - ₩65,000
First Class
₩65,000 - ₩95,000
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩42,000 - ₩80,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩42,000 - ₩55,000
First Class
₩60,000 - ₩80,000
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩80,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩52,000 - ₩55,000
First Class
₩75,000 - ₩79,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩28,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩22,500 - ₩24,000
Economy Class
₩26,500 - ₩28,000
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/
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩46,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩29,000 - ₩40,000
Reserved seat
₩38,000 - ₩46,000
Green seat
₩45,000 - ₩60,000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩19,000 - ₩28,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
₩19,000 - ₩27,000
Reserved Seat
₩20,000 - ₩28,000
Green Seat
₩26,000 - ₩36,000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seonsan Rest Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩17,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩16,100
Economy Express
₩10,500
Bus from Seonsan Rest Transit Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩14,000 - ₩21,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩20,600
Economy Express
₩14,100
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.com
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩167,729
Schedules at
jrbeetle.com
Camillia Line
Website
camellia-line.co.jp
Car ferry from Fukuoka, Hakata to Busan
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩90,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
camellia-line.co.jp
Premium
₩209,661
First Class
₩125,797
Second Class
₩94,348
Vehicle price
₩310,000 - ₩550,000
Iki Tsushima ferry
Phone
0927251162
Website
iki-tsushima.com
Car ferry from Fukuoka to Tsushima
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩41,933
Schedules at
iki-tsushima.com
Passenger
₩41,933
Vehicle (under 3m)
₩166,681
Kyuushuu Yusen
Phone
092-281-0831
Website
kyu-you.co.jp
Car ferry from Fukuoka, Hakata to Izuhara
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩47,698
Schedules at
kyu-you.co.jp
Passenger
₩47,698
Vehicle under 3m
₩94,872
Miraejet Kobee
Phone
+82 1599 0255
Email
kobee@kobee.co.kr
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Izuhara to Busan
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₩90,000
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr

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