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

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Fly Nairobi to Incheon, train  •  16h 4m

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

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Fly Kisumu to Incheon, train  •  19h 23m

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

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Fly Mombasa to Incheon, train  •  18h

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

Fly Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo  •  23h

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) NBO - GMP

Fly Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo  •  24h 51m

  1. Fly from Mombasa (MBA) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) MBA - GMP

Fly Eldoret to Incheon, train  •  18h 4m

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

Drive  •  7 days 20h

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Seoul 14898.5 km

Nairobi (NBO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) flights

96 Weekly Planes
29h 29m Average Duration
₩727,597 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kenya to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $550 - $1,800 and takes 19h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Kenya to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $650 - $2,000 and takes 16h 4m.

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The distance between Kenya and Seoul is 9782 km. The road distance is 14898.5 km.

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It takes approximately 16h 4m to get from Kenya to Seoul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nairobi Airport to Incheon Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 40m and has one stopover.

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Seoul is 6h ahead of Kenya. It is currently 3:17 PM in Kenya and 9:17 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Kenya to Seoul is 14899 km. It takes approximately 7 days 20h to drive from Kenya to Seoul.

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China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1060+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩115,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Kenya to Nairobi Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $35 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Kenya to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 9781.8 km
  • Duration: 16h 4m

What companies run services between Kenya and Seoul, South Korea?

Kenya Airways, Japan Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Nairobi to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Mombasa to Incheon via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Changsha, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩3100,000 - ₩9000,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Guangzhou Baiyun, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2300,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Guangzhou Baiyun, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2300,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Addis Ababa, Guangzhou Baiyun, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Addis Ababa, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Nairobi, Guangzhou Baiyun, Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Nairobi, Guangzhou Baiyun, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Eldoret to Incheon via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from Eldoret to Incheon via Nairobi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2900,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2300,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Dubai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2600,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Suvarnabhumi, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
29h 46m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Doha, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
34h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Nairobi, Suvarnabhumi, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Addis Ababa, Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
36h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Mombasa to Seoul Gimpo via Addis Ababa, Beijing Capital, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1800,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2600,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Entebbe, Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2300,000
Flights from Eldoret to Incheon via Nairobi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩3300,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Mombasa to Incheon via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Entebbe, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Eldoret to Incheon via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2500,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Entebbe, Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Eldoret to Incheon via Nairobi, Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2600,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Suvarnabhumi, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
28h 46m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2600,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Dubai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩2600,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Doha, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
34h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Nairobi to Seoul Gimpo via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
36h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2600,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Nairobi to Incheon via Changsha
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩3300,000 - ₩9500,000
Flights from Kisumu to Incheon via Nairobi, Changsha
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩3000,000 - ₩8500,000
Flights from Eldoret to Incheon via Nairobi, Changsha
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩4000,000 - ₩12000,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Mombasa to Incheon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩2200,000
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/

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