There are 10 ways to get from Osaka to Seoul by train, plane, bus, ferry, night bus or car

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Train to Osaka Kansai, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport
  2. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) KIX - GMP

$119 - $431

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Train to Osaka Kansai, fly to Seoul, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport
  2. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Seoul (ICN) KIX - ICN
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$81 - $272

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Fly Osaka to Seoul, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Seoul (ICN) ITM - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$230 - $665

Train to Nagoya, fly to Seoul, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Seoul (ICN) NGO - ICN
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$161 - $508

Train to Okayama, fly to Seoul, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
  2. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to Seoul (ICN) OKJ - ICN
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$194 - $637

Train, ferry  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

$301 - $386

Train, ferry, bus  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$283 - $350

Ferry, train  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Osaka to Busan
  2. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan

$188 - $479

Night bus, ferry, train  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Umeda-eki to Kokura
  2. Take the ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

$181 - $248

Drive, ferry  •  14 h 14 min

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

$234 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Seoul is to train and fly and bus which costs ¥9000 - ¥31000 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥49000 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Seoul is 829 km.

The best way to get from Osaka to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 10 h 24 min and costs ¥34000 - ¥44000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Osaka to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1866+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs ¥210 - ¥240.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 518.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

There is no direct connection from Osaka to Seoul. However, you can take the subway to Dobutsuen-Mae, take the walk to Shinimamiya, take the train to Kansai Airport, take the walk to Osaka Kansai airport, fly to Seoul Gimpo, take the walk to Gimpo Airport, then take the train to Seoul. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Dobutsuen-Mae, take the walk to Shinimamiya, take the train to Kansai Airport, take the walk to Osaka Kansai airport, fly to Seoul, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the bus to Seoul.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Niigata
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Aomori
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Nagoya to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Okayama to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Daegu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nagoya to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Sendai
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Nagoya to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Nagoya to Seoul via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Okayama to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Nagoya to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Daegu
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Osaka to Seoul via Oita
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
Nankai Railways
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$75
Economy Class
$54
Standing
$51
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$46 - $49
First Class
$67 - $71
Bus operators
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Busan Central Bus Terminal
Website
bxt.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
bxt.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Kokura
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Osaka to Busan
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$142
2 Bed Cabin
$399
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$444
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$80
Ferst Class
$111
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249

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