There are 9 ways to get from Guangzhou to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, subway or bus

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

Fly Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) CAN - GMP

$162 - $498

Cheapest option

Train to Macau, fly to Seoul, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Seoul (ICN) MFM - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$105 - $288

7 alternative options

Fly Guangzhou to Seoul, train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$154 - $405

Train to Shenzhen, fly to Seoul, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Seoul (ICN) SZX - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$147 - $352

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Seoul, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Seoul (ICN) HKG - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$113 - $284

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) HKG - GMP

$121 - $307

Train, ferry, subway  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Qingdao
  2. Take the ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station

$269 - $365

Train, ferry, subway via Yantai  •  37 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Gaomi
  2. Take the train from Gaomi to Yantai
  3. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station

$268 - $510

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Ningbo
  2. Take the bus from Ningbo to Dinghai
  3. Take the bus from Dinghai to Qingdao
  4. Take the bus from Qingdao to Yantai
  5. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  6. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$314 - $497

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

Shanghai Airlines, Air China and seven other airlines fly from Guangzhou to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Busan, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Macau to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Busan, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Seoul, Busan
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Macau to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Seoul, Busan
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Busan, Cheju
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Dalian
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Changsha
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Dalian
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Wenzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Tianjin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Tianjin
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Weihai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul via Xi An
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Macau to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Macau to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Busan, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Seoul via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Macau to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Macau to Seoul via Taipei
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Hong Kong to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Guangzhou South to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$150 - $180
1st Class Seat
$250 - $290
Business Class Seat
$480 - $600
Train from Guangzhou South to Gaomi
Ave. Duration
12 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$140 - $170
1st Class Seat
$240 - $280
Business Class Seat
$460 - $550
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Gaomi to Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$18 - $27
Soft Sleeper
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Smooth Transit Network
Website
trip8080.com
Bus from Guangzhou to Ningbo
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
trip8080.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Ningbo to Dinghai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Dinghai to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
$167
Royal
$148
Business
$130
Economy
$111
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
$311
SPE
$130
FST
$111
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$222
Royal
$157
Deluxe
$139

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guangzhou and Seoul is 2073 km.

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥700 - ¥1900 and takes 9 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Seoul is to fly and train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs ¥950 - ¥2600.

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Guangzhou to Seoul, including transfers.