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There are 11 ways to get from Hiroshima to Seoul by train, ferry, bus, night bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

₩311,445 - ₩375,829

Cheapest option

Train to Kita Kyushu, fly to Incheon, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima 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

₩111,379 - ₩229,042

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Bus, ferry  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to East Seoul Bus Terminal

₩262,948 - ₩280,248

Night bus, car ferry, bus  •  16h 26m

  1. Take the night bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Fukuoka, Hakata to Busan
  3. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)

₩184,382 - ₩240,682

Train, car ferry  •  20h 55m

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Shimonoseki
  2. Take the car ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan Int'l port
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

₩147,769 - ₩256,615

Drive, ferry  •  10h 32m

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

₩249,809 - ₩294,140

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 44m

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

₩136,629 - ₩298,313

Bus to Hiroshima, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
  2. Fly from Hiroshima (HIJ) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) HIJ - GMP

₩345,251 - ₩617,748

Train, train to Okayama, fly to Incheon  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Fukuyama
  2. Take the train from Fukuyama to Kurashiki
  3. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to Incheon (ICN) OKJ - ICN
  4. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩305,082 - ₩984,458

Ferry to Matsuyama, fly to Incheon, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
  2. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Incheon (ICN) MYJ - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩168,409 - ₩412,047

Train to Kumamoto, fly to Incheon, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Incheon (ICN) KMJ - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩139,595 - ₩290,338

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The cost-effective way to get from Hiroshima to Seoul is to train and fly, which costs ¥10000 - ¥22000 and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥29000 and takes 5h 44m.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Seoul is 605 km.

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8h 39m and costs ¥29000 - ¥36000.

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It takes approximately 8h 39m to get from Hiroshima 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, Jeju Air, Jin Air and two other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka 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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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 605 km
  • Duration: 8h 39m

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

There is no direct connection from Hiroshima to Seoul. However, you can take the train to Hakata, take the taxi to Fukuoka, take the ferry to Busan, take the walk to Jungang Station, take the line 1 subway to Busan Station, take the walk to Busan Station, take the train to Suseo SRT, take the walk to Suseo Station, then take the subway to Nambu Bus Terminal Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hiroshima to Dong Seoul bus terminal via Hakata Bus Terminal, Fukuoka, Busan, Jungang Station, Nopo Station, and Busan Central Bus Terminal in around 14h 11m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩360,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Hiroshima to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Okayama to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Matsuyama to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Matsuyama to Incheon via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩950,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Hiroshima to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩43,000 - ₩130,000
Flights from Okayama to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩900,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩180,000
Flights from Matsuyama to Incheon via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩300,000
Flights from Kumamoto to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩40,000 - ₩140,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩60,000 - ₩190,000
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩43,000 - ₩130,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Hiroshima to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Matsuyama to Incheon via Osaka Itami, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩650,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩800,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩80,000 - ₩380,000
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Matsuyama to Incheon via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩650,000
Train operators
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 Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩100,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩70,000 - ₩95,000
Reserved seat
₩80,000 - ₩100,000
Green seat
₩100,000 - ₩140,000
Train from Hiroshima to Kokura
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩55,000 - ₩85,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩55,000 - ₩80,000
Reserved seat
₩65,000 - ₩85,000
Green seat
₩85,000 - ₩120,000
Train from Hiroshima to Fukuyama
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩55,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩36,000 - ₩49,000
Reserved seat
₩45,000 - ₩55,000
Green seat
₩55,000 - ₩75,000
Train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩90,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩90,000 - ₩130,000
Reserved seat
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Green seat
₩130,000 - ₩180,000
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
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
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 Iwakuni to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩42,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Fukuyama to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩7,000 - ₩11,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
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
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/
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩54,983
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to East Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩24,000 - ₩37,000
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩36,200
Economy Express
₩24,300
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Night bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩54,983
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩24,000 - ₩36,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩36,000
Economy Express
₩24,200
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩3,300 - ₩15,000
Schedules at
hiroden.co.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.com
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩167,566
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
₩209,457
First Class
₩125,675
Second Class
₩94,256
Vehicle price
₩310,000 - ₩550,000
Pukwan ferry
Website
pukwan.co.kr
Car ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan Int'l port
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩95,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
pukwan.co.kr
Suite
₩251,000
Deluxe
₩175,000
1st class
₩125,000
2nd class
₩95,000
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩90,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
₩94,256
First Class
₩130,911
Deluxe
₩188,512
Suite
₩293,240
Setonaikaikisen
Phone
082-253-1212
Email
info@setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩75,719
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp

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