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There are 8 ways to get from Kathmandu to Seoul by plane, bus, train, ferry, subway 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  •  7h 40m

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

₩336,551 - ₩866,795

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  12h 33m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) KTM - GMP

₩222,151 - ₩1104,595

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Bus, train, ferry, subway via Guangyuan  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
  3. Take the train from Guangyuan to Weifang
  4. Take the train from Weifang to Yantai
  5. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  6. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩359,996 - ₩461,196

Bus, train, ferry, subway  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Lhasa to Zhengzhou
  3. Take the train from Zhengzhou East Station 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

₩334,296 - ₩404,696

Bus, train, ferry, subway via Xining  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Lhasa to Xining
  3. Take the train from Xining to Qingdao
  4. Take the ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩275,196 - ₩364,496

Bus, train, ferry, subway #2  •  3 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Lhasa to Zhengzhou
  3. Take the bus from Zhengzhou to Gang Wan Qiao
  4. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  5. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩309,543 - ₩353,243

Bus, drive, ferry  •  4 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Bus Station to Chengdu
  3. Take the bus from Sichuan Chengdu to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Weihai Bus Station
  5. Drive from Weihai Bus Station to Longyan Port
  6. Take the ferry from Longyan Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  7. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

₩409,747 - ₩477,747

Drive  •  3 days 1h

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Seoul 3782.8 miles

₩800,000 - ₩1200,000

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The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Seoul is to bus and train and ferry and subway which costs $270 - $320 and takes 3 days 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Seoul is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $800 and takes 7h 40m.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Seoul is 4017 km. The road distance is 6052.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Seoul without a car is to bus and train and ferry and subway via Guangyuan which takes 3 days 11h and costs $310 - $410.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Kathmandu to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 30m.

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Seoul is 3h 15m ahead of Kathmandu. It is currently 10:54 AM in Kathmandu and 2:09 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Seoul is 6052 km. It takes approximately 3 days 1h to drive from Kathmandu to Seoul.

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China Eastern Airlines, Jet Airways, Cathay Dragon and three other airlines offer flights from Kathmandu 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 Kathmandu to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 2510.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 40m

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Seoul, South Korea?

Korean Air, China Southern Airlines and five other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Seoul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩470,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1900,000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Incheon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1300,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Guangzhou Baiyun, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩330,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1900,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Xi An, Cheju
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1700,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Incheon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩400,000 - ₩1300,000
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Incheon via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩440,000 - ₩1500,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩390,000 - ₩1600,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Seoul Gimpo via Xi An, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩1100,000
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩38,000 - ₩55,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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Hard Seat
₩38,000 - ₩55,000
Hard Sleeper
₩90,000 - ₩110,000
Soft Sleeper
₩130,000 - ₩170,000
Train from Lhasa to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
39h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩44,000 - ₩65,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
₩44,000 - ₩65,000
Hard Sleeper
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Soft Sleeper
₩150,000 - ₩200,000
Train from Lhasa to Xining
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩41,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
₩29,000 - ₩41,000
Hard Sleeper
₩65,000 - ₩85,000
Soft Sleeper
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Train from Xining to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩35,000 - ₩50,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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Hard Seat
₩35,000 - ₩50,000
Hard Sleeper
₩80,000 - ₩100,000
Soft Sleeper
₩120,000 - ₩160,000
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangyuan to Weifang
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩100,000 - ₩140,000
1st Class Seat
₩180,000 - ₩220,000
Business Class Seat
₩330,000 - ₩410,000
Train from Weifang to Yantai
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩28,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩22,000 - ₩28,000
1st Class Seat
₩36,000 - ₩44,000
Business Class Seat
₩75,000 - ₩95,000
Train from Zhengzhou East Station to Yantai
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩95,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩70,000 - ₩95,000
1st Class Seat
₩120,000 - ₩150,000
Business Class Seat
₩230,000 - ₩290,000
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Weifang to Yantai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩6,500 - ₩19,000
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
₩6,500 - ₩9,000
Hard sleeper
₩16,000 - ₩19,000
Soft sleeper
₩24,000 - ₩29,000
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
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₩85,097
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Zhengzhou to Gang Wan Qiao
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩50,047
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Lhasa Bus Station to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩81,510
Schedules at
checi.cn
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Sichuan Chengdu to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩68,469
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Weihai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩57,872
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,900 - ₩7,500
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Ferry operators
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
₩336,000
SPE
₩140,000
FST
₩120,000
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩180,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩180,000
Royal
₩160,000
Business
₩140,000
Economy
₩120,000
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
₩240,000
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
₩135,000
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
₩130,000
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
₩125,000
ECO2
₩120,000
DALONG Ferry
Phone
+82 2 511 9046/9047
Website
dalong.co.kr
Ferry from Longyan Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩160,000
Schedules at
dalong.co.kr
Royal
₩160,000
Deluxe
₩140,000
Business Class
₩120,000
Economy Class
₩105,000

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7m and costs $1.

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