There are 7 ways to get from Hanoi to Seoul by plane, train, bus, ferry, subway or car

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Fly Noi Bai International to Incheon, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Incheon (ICN) HAN - ICN
  2. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩104,455 - ₩398,788

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Fly Noi Bai International to Seoul Gimpo  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) HAN - GMP

₩192,255 - ₩475,488

Bus to Haiphong, fly to Incheon, train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Hai Phong bus station
  2. Fly from Haiphong (HPH) to Incheon (ICN) HPH - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩117,809 - ₩363,109

Fly Noi Bai International to Daegu, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Daegu (TAE) HAN - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩145,855 - ₩415,288

Train, ferry, subway  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
  2. Take the train from Changsha South to Taocun North
  3. Take the train from Taocun North to Weihai
  4. Take the ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩247,063 - ₩304,339

Bus, train, ferry, subway  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  2. Take the train from Nanning Station to Zhuzhou
  3. Take the train from Zhuzhou to Yantai
  4. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩211,001 - ₩303,701

Drive  •  42h 30m

  1. Drive from Hanoi Gia Lam to Seoul Express bus terminal 3984.6 km

₩550,000 - ₩850,000

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $85 - $340 and takes 7h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $85 - $340 and takes 7h 47m.

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The distance between Hanoi and Seoul is 2742 km. The road distance is 3984.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Seoul without a car is to bus and train and ferry and subway which takes 2 days 22h and costs $170 - $260.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Hanoi to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 55m.

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Seoul is 2h ahead of Hanoi. It is currently 6:43 AM in Hanoi and 8:43 AM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Hanoi to Seoul is 3985 km. It takes approximately 42h 30m to drive from Hanoi to Seoul.

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Jeju Air, T'way Air, Jin Air and five other airlines offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1410+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 2741.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Seoul, South Korea?

Air Busan, Vietnam Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Hanoi to Seoul hourly.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Noi Bai International Airport is to bus which takes 47 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Flag of South Korea Seoul, South Korea

The city that never sleeps, the South Korean capital is a haven for the young and the young-at-heart. The sprawling Dongdaemun market area with its 20+ malls is a shopper’s delight, while a visit to Lotte World, the largest indoor theme park in the world, is a guarantee for all-around fun. Immerse yourself in royal history at the Gyeongbokgung Royal Palace, and check out the Gahoe Museum where over 1,500 traditional Korean art and craft pieces are on display. Night owls will revel in the all-night diners offering a jam-packed food-and-drink menu, from bibimbap to Korean BBQ to soju shots.

Things to do in Seoul

  • Gyeongbokgung

    Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, it is located in northern Seoul, South Korea. The largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon dynasty, Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the Kings' households, as well as the government of Joseon.

  • Ewha Womans University

    Ewha Womans University is a private women's university in Seoul, South Korea founded in 1886 by the American Methodist Episcopal Church. It is currently the world's largest female educational institute and is one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea.

  • National Museum of Korea

    The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea. Since its establishment in 1945, the museum has been committed to various studies and research activities in the fields of archaeology, history, and art, continuously developing a variety of exhibitions and education programs.

  • War Memorial of Korea

    War Memorial of Korea is located in Yongsan-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It opened in 1994 on the former site of the army headquarters to exhibit and memorialize the military history of Korea. The building was built for the purpose of preventing war through lessons in wretched Korean war and for peaceful reunification (Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea). The memorial building has six indoor exhibition rooms and an outdoor exhibition centre displaying war memorabilia and military equipment.

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