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There are 7 ways to get from Qingdao to Seoul by plane, train, bus, ferry, subway or car

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Fly Qingdao to Incheon, train  •  5h 3m

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

₩34,609 - ₩279,909

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Fly Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Qingdao (TAO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) TAO - GMP

₩115,309 - ₩216,809

Bus to Yantai, fly to Incheon, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Qingdao to Yantai
  2. Fly from Yantai (YNT) to Incheon (ICN) YNT - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩44,391 - ₩272,691

Bus, ferry  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Qingdao to Weihai
  2. Take the ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Koreana Hotel

₩156,684 - ₩186,184

Ferry, subway  •  18h 50m

  1. Take the ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port Qingdao
  2. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩127,332 - ₩150,274

Bus, ferry, subway  •  24h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Qingdao Liuting airport to Yantai Bus Station
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩148,296 - ₩171,296

Drive, ferry  •  20h 1m

  1. Drive from Qingdao to Yantai
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Drive from Incheon Int'l Port to Seoul

₩150,455 - ₩184,324

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The cheapest way to get from Qingdao to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥200 - ¥1700 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Qingdao to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥200 - ¥1700 and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Qingdao and Seoul is 610 km.

The best way to get from Qingdao to Seoul without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 18h 15m and costs ¥900 - ¥1100.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Qingdao to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Qingdao Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Qingdao. It is currently 7:52 PM in Qingdao and 8:52 PM in Seoul.

Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Korean Air and two other airlines offer flights from Qingdao 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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The best way to get from Qingdao to Qingdao Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs ¥20.

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  • Distance: 610.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Qingdao, China and Seoul, South Korea?

Air Busan, Korean Air and eight other airlines fly from Qingdao to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩340,000
Flights from Yantai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩350,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩190,000
Flights from Yantai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩200,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩210,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩260,000
Flights from Yantai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩650,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩180,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Yantai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩650,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩800,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩260,000
Flights from Yantai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩25,000 - ₩210,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩210,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩260,000
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩310,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩1400,000
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/
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,900 - ₩2,400
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Yantai
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩14,487
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Weihai
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩17,384
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Koreana Hotel
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
Qingdao Airport Company
Phone
(86+)0532-96567
Website
qdairport.com
Bus from Qingdao Liuting airport to Yantai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩14,487
Schedules at
qdairport.com
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩180,000
Royal
₩160,000
Business
₩140,000
Economy
₩120,000
Ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩180,000
Royal
₩160,000
Business
₩140,000
Economy
₩120,000
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

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