There are 7 ways to get from Sendai to Seoul by plane, train, bus, ferry or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Sendai to Incheon, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$179 - $326

6 alternative options

Fly Sendai to Seoul Gimpo  •  9 h 34 min

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

$327 - $910

Bus to Yamagata, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  10 h 51 min

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

$228 - $672

Train, ferry  •  16 h 1 min

  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 Gwangmyeong Station

$442 - $579

Train, ferry via Shimonoseki  •  23 h 47 min

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

$364 - $548

Bus, night bus, ferry, train  •  36 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
  2. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kokura
  3. Take the ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
  4. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

$260 - $437

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sendai Station to Kyōto
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Yonago
  3. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
  4. Take the bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$380 - $403

Questions & Answers

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 16 h 1 min and costs .

More details

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

More details

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

Search flights

Peach Aviation Limited, Ibex Airlines and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Sendai Airport to Incheon Airport.

Search flights

There are 1880+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

More details

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

More details

Map of how to get from Sendai to Seoul.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 762.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and four 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
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $360
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Hiroshima, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Sapporo, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Yamagata to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Yamagata to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Sendai to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Sendai to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Sendai to Incheon via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $280
Reserved seat
$220 - $280
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Tokyo to Kokura
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$190 - $260
Reserved seat
$210 - $260
Green seat
$280 - $370
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
2 h 15 min
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
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$19 - $22
Economy Class
$22 - $26
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kokura
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$112
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Yonago
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$81
Ferst Class
$112
Deluxe
$161
Suite
$250
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$158
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr

Want to know more about travelling around South Korea

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.