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There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Seoul by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Incheon, train  •  21h 14m

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

₩520,548 - ₩1223,048

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  22h 55m

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

₩568,248 - ₩1319,948

Fly to Gimhae, bus, train  •  23h 59m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Gimhae (PUS) JNB - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Dongdaegu
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩715,448 - ₩1581,548

Fly to Chongju, train  •  24h 40m

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

₩633,348 - ₩1471,548

Fly to Wonju, train  •  36h 24m

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

₩644,348 - ₩1449,548

Drive  •  10 days 3h

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Seoul 18845.2 km

₩2700,000 - ₩4000,000

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Seoul is to fly and train which costs R 7 000 - R 18 000 and takes 21h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Seoul is to fly and train which costs R 7 000 - R 18 000 and takes 21h 14m.

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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 14m 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 2:21 PM in Johannesburg and 9:21 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, Korean Air and seven other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1563+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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  • Distance: 12488.6 km
  • Duration: 21h 14m

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

Air China, Asiana Airlines and 14 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
₩700,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Singapore Changi, Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Hong Kong, Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
36h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Singapore Changi, Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
38h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Wonju via Hong Kong, Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
36h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1400,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩4200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong, Incheon
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Addis Ababa, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩5500,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Singapore Changi, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1500,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Singapore Changi, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Dubai, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Mauritius, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Shenzhen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1300,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1500,000
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
₩650,000 - ₩4200,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Addis Ababa, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩5500,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
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
₩650,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
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
₩550,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan, Cheju
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Chongju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
33h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1400,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2300,000
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1200,000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Incheon via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2200,000
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
₩550,000 - ₩1400,000
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 - ₩2100,000
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Gimhae via Mauritius, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Train operators
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/
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩49,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩67,425
Economy Class
₩48,172
Standing
₩40,922
Train from Osong Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩55,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩73,384
Economy Class
₩52,430
Standing
₩44,539
Train from Hoengseong Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩20,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩10,500
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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