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There are 6 ways to get from Qingdao to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, subway, bus or car

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Fly to Incheon, train

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

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo

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

4 alternative options

Ferry, subway

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

Bus, ferry

  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

Bus, ferry, subway

  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

Drive, ferry

  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

Qingdao (TAO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) flights

The flight time between Qingdao (TAO) and Seoul Gimpo (GMP) is around 6h 1m and covers a distance of around 588 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 26m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 50m. Services are operated by Air Busan, Korean Air, Shandong Airlines and others. Typically 97 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 35m
Layover time:
2h 26m
Total time:
6h 1m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 50m
Flight distance:
588 km
Flights per week:
97
Cheapest price:
₩28,593
Carbon emissions:
119 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:05
Last flight departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Qingdao (TAO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) flight schedules

Flights departing Saturday, October 23, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Qingdao to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥180 - ¥800 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Qingdao to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥2100 - ¥3900 and takes 5h 8m.

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It is approximately 610 km to get from Qingdao to Seoul.

The best way to get from Qingdao to Seoul without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 18h 15m and costs ¥800 - ¥1000.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m 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 20m.

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Qingdao. It is currently 10:17 PM in Qingdao and 11:17 PM in Seoul.

Asiana Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Air Seoul and two other airlines offer flights from Qingdao Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 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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Map of how to get from Qingdao to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 610.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

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

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩390,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩140,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩180,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩550,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩400,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩450,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩330,000 - ₩480,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩480,000
Shandong Airlines
Website
sda.cn
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩390,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩140,000
Flights from Qingdao to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩180,000
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩47,000 - ₩85,000
Qingdao Airlines
Website
qdairlines.com
Flights from Qingdao to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩350,000
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 Weihai
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩18,756
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
₩15,630
Schedules at
qdairport.com
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15h 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 Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩170,000
Royal
₩150,000
Business
₩130,000
Economy
₩110,000
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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