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There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Seoul by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Incheon, bus  •  21h 11m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Incheon (ICN) JNB - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to The plaza Hotel

₩634,403 - ₩1634,603

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  22h 55m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) JNB - GMP

₩670,003 - ₩1722,403

Fly to Gimhae, train  •  24h 31m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Gimhae (PUS) JNB - PUS
  2. Take the train from Gupo Station to Dongdaegu Station
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩713,289 - ₩1790,389

Fly to Chongju, train  •  25h 38m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Chongju (CJJ) JNB - CJJ
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Seoul Station

₩889,803 - ₩2269,603

Fly to Daegu, train  •  25h 18m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Daegu (TAE) JNB - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩714,003 - ₩1782,103

Fly to Wonju, train  •  29h 4m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Wonju (WJU) JNB - WJU
  2. Take the train from Hoengseong Station to Seoul Station

₩745,403 - ₩1850,603

Drive  •  10 days 3h

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Seoul 11778.3 miles

₩2500,000 - ₩3800,000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Seoul is to fly and bus which costs R 8 000 - R 21 000 and takes 21h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Seoul is to fly and bus which costs R 8 000 - R 21 000 and takes 21h 11m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Seoul is 12489 km. The road distance is 18845.2 km.

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It takes approximately 21h 11m to get from Johannesburg to Seoul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Incheon Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 10m and has one stopover.

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Seoul is 7h ahead of Johannesburg. It is currently 7:52 AM in Johannesburg and 2:52 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Seoul is 18845 km. It takes approximately 10 days 3h to drive from Johannesburg to Seoul.

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South African Airways, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific and four other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1956+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩40,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 7805.3 miles
  • Duration: 21h 11m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Seoul, South Korea?

Air China, Asiana Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Johannesburg to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Shenzhen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Addis Ababa, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Singapore Changi, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Doha, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Incheon
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩3500,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Dubai, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Singapore Changi, Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Hong Kong, Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Hong Kong, Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Shenzhen, Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2100,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩3300,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong, Incheon
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩3500,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Singapore Changi, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Singapore Changi, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Singapore Changi, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩900,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Dubai, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Singapore Changi, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Dubai, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2000,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Singapore Changi, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Mauritius, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2100,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Shenzhen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩3600,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Shenzhen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2700,000
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Dubai, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2200,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩3400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Addis Ababa, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Addis Ababa, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1800,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2200,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩3300,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Singapore Changi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2000,000
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Mauritius, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2100,000
Tigerair Taiwan
Website
tigerairtw.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Daegu via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1800,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gupo Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩14,000 - ₩16,000
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩49,000
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
₩67,446
Economy Class
₩48,187
Standing
₩45,770
Train from Osong Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩46,000
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
₩66,851
Economy Class
₩47,751
Non-reserved Seat
₩45,385
Train from Hoengseong Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩16,000 - ₩19,000
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gupo Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩6,500
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
₩5,300 - ₩5,600
Economy Class
₩6,300 - ₩6,500
Bus operators
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to The plaza Hotel
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000
Schedules at
kallimousine.com

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