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

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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Fly Sendai to Incheon, train  •  6h 3m

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

₩240,888 - ₩714,809

Cheapest option

Fly Sendai to Seoul Gimpo  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) SDJ - GMP

₩128,588 - ₩251,709

4 alternative options

Bus to Yamagata, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
  2. Fly from Yamagata (GAJ) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) GAJ - GMP

₩182,562 - ₩626,522

Train, ferry  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  3. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  4. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

₩567,530 - ₩750,282

Night bus, car ferry, train  •  37h 37m

  1. Take the night bus from Sendai Station to Kobe Sannomiya
  2. Take the car ferry from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

₩232,288 - ₩433,302

Bus, night bus, ferry  •  38h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sendai Station to Iwaki Yoshima
  2. Take the bus from Iwaki Yoshima to Tokyo Station
  3. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Matsue Station
  4. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
  5. Take the bus from Donghae to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal

₩356,318 - ₩438,318

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The cheapest way to get from Sendai to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥23000 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥21000 - ¥65000 and takes 6h 3m.

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The distance between Sendai and Seoul is 1220 km.

The best way to get from Sendai to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 14h 46m and costs ¥50000 - ¥70000.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Sendai to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sendai Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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All Nippon Airways and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Sendai Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Sendai Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs ¥600 - ¥750.

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Map of how to get from Sendai to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 1219.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and six other airlines fly from Sendai to Seoul every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩800,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩300,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Yamagata to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Yamagata to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Yamagata to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩600,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Sendai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩280,000 - ₩800,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩800,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩240,000
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/
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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩90,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩90,000 - ₩130,000
Reserved seat
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Green seat
₩130,000 - ₩180,000
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩350,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩260,000 - ₩350,000
Reserved seat
₩280,000 - ₩350,000
Green seat
₩370,000 - ₩490,000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₩80,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
₩80,000 - ₩120,000
Reserved Seat
₩90,000 - ₩130,000
Green Seat
₩120,000 - ₩180,000
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩65,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩42,000 - ₩65,000
Standing
₩36,000 - ₩60,000
First Class
₩65,000 - ₩95,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩27,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩22,600 - ₩22,700
Economy Class
₩26,500 - ₩26,900
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩13,000
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Sendai Station to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩60,000 - ₩120,000
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Iwaki Yoshima
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩32,913
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Tobu bus
Phone
03-4405-5370
Website
tobu-bus.com
Bus from Iwaki Yoshima to Tokyo Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩38,491
Schedules at
tobu-bus.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Matsue Station
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩170,000
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Donghae to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩25,200
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.com
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩178,507
Schedules at
jrbeetle.com
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Car ferry from Osaka International Ferry Terminal to Busan
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩240,000
Schedules at
panstar.jp
Standard A
₩145,037
Standard B
₩167,350
Family Room
₩217,555
Junior room
₩232,059
Deluxe Suite
₩256,604
Car
₩836,750
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+82 33 531 5611
Email
dbsferry@dbsferry.com
Website
dbsferry.com
Ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩150,000
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
Royal Suite
₩429,000
First Class
₩177,000
Second Class
₩141,000
Economy Class
₩117,000

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