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There are 9 ways to get from Osaka to Seoul by train, plane, ferry, bus, night bus 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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Train to Osaka Kansai, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  5h 3m

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

$117 - $429

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Train to Osaka Kansai, fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Kansai Airport
  2. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Incheon (ICN) KIX - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$74 - $262

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Fly Osaka Itami to Incheon, train  •  6h 28m

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

$225 - $657

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Incheon, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Incheon (ICN) NGO - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$156 - $500

Train, ferry  •  10h 50m

  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 Gwangmyeong Station

$280 - $360

Bus, ferry  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Osaka BT to Hiroshima BC
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  4. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal

$239 - $240

Ferry, train  •  23h 9m

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

$163 - $469

Night bus, ferry, train  •  26h 38m

  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

$173 - $256

Drive, ferry  •  14h 14m

  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 which costs ¥8000 - ¥30000 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥49000 and takes 5h 3m.

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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 10h 50m and costs ¥31000 - ¥41000.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m 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 1h 50m.

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Star Flyer, Jeju Air, T'way Air and three other airlines offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1836+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport is to train which takes 13m 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: 5h 3m

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 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 train to Kansai Airport, take the walk to Osaka Kansai airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Oita
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Niigata
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Aomori
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via Sendai
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to Incheon via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Daegu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Daegu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
Nankai Railways
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 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 Hakata
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 20 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 Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$20 - $22
Economy Class
$23 - $26
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$45 - $49
First Class
$66 - $70
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka BT to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Kokura
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Osaka to Busan
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
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
12h 15m
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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