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There are 5 ways to get from Sapporo to Seoul by train, plane, ferry, bus or car ferry

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Train to New Chitose, fly to Incheon, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Incheon (ICN) CTS - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

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Train to New Chitose, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Sapporo to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) CTS - GMP

Fly Sapporo Okadama to Incheon, train  •  10h 44m

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

Train, ferry  •  30h 42m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tōkyō Station
  3. Take the train from Tōkyō Station to Kokura
  4. Take the ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
  5. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from 札幌駅前 to 苫小牧フェリーターミナル
  2. Take the car ferry from Tomakomai West Port Ferry Terminal to Tsuruga
  3. Take the train from Shin-Hikida to Sannomiya
  4. Take the car ferry from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Busan
  5. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

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The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥65000 and takes 6h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Sapporo to Seoul is to train and fly which takes 6h 34m and costs ¥13000 - ¥65000.

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The distance between Sapporo and Seoul is 1527 km.

The best way to get from Sapporo to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 30h 42m and costs ¥55000 - ¥90000.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Sapporo to Seoul, including transfers.

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There are 1575+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩76,358 per night.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 1527.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 34m

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

There is no direct connection from Sapporo to Seoul. However, you can take the train to New Chitose Airport, take the walk to New Chitose airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul. Alternatively, you can take the train to New Chitose Airport, take the walk to New Chitose airport, fly to Seoul Gimpo, take the walk to Gimpo Airport, then take the train to Seoul.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Aomori, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Incheon via Memambetsu, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩1300,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩390,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩400,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Incheon via Hakodate, Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1200,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩750,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Incheon via Hakodate, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩600,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Incheon via Memambetsu, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩700,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩600,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from New Chitose to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩600,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from New Chitose to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩650,000
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Phone
(050) 2016-1603
Train from Sapporo to New Chitose Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩7,500 - ₩11,000
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/index.html
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Train from Shin-Hikida to Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩27,000 - ₩37,000
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/index.html
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
AREX
Phone
+82 1599 7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,300 - ₩5,500
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Phone
050-2016-1603
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tōkyō Station
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩230,000
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved seat
₩160,000 - ₩220,000
Reserved seat
₩180,000 - ₩230,000
Green seat
₩240,000 - ₩320,000
Train from Tōkyō Station to Kokura
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩270,000
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved seat
₩200,000 - ₩270,000
Reserved seat
₩220,000 - ₩270,000
Green seat
₩280,000 - ₩380,000
Korail
Phone
+82 1544 7777
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩65,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com/ebizbf/EbizbfForeign_pr16100.do?gubun=1
Economy
₩46,000 - ₩65,000
Standing
₩41,000 - ₩60,000
First Class
₩65,000 - ₩100,000
Economy Class
₩42,600
Non-reserved Seat
₩36,200
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩28,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com/ebizbf/EbizBfTicketSearch.do
Standing/Non-reserved
₩22,000 - ₩24,000
Economy Class
₩26,000 - ₩28,000
Bus operators
Hokkaido Chuo Bus
Phone
011-231-0500
Website
chuo-bus.co.jp
Bus from 札幌駅前 to 苫小牧フェリーターミナル
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩27,000
Schedules at
chuo-bus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩80,000 - ₩120,000
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
₩81,067
First Class
₩112,592
Deluxe
₩162,133
Suite
₩252,206
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Tomakomai West Port Ferry Terminal to Tsuruga
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩95,000 - ₩220,000
Schedules at
snf.jp
Tourist A
₩95,000 - ₩170,000
Tourist S
₩160,000 - ₩220,000
State room A
₩200,000 - ₩280,000
Deluxe room A
₩290,000 - ₩380,000
Junior Suite
₩410,000 - ₩460,000
Suite
₩500,000 - ₩540,000
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Car ferry from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Busan
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩190,000
Schedules at
panstar.jp
Standard A
₩117,096
Standard B
₩135,111
Family Room
₩175,644
Junior room
₩187,353
Deluxe Suite
₩207,169

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