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There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Bangkok by train, plane, subway, ferry, bus or car

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Train to Incheon, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  9h 13m

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

฿3350 - ฿18223

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) GMP - BKK

฿6591 - ฿9644

Train to Incheon, fly to Don Muang  •  9h 46m

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

฿4420 - ฿17218

Train to Daegu, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) TAE - BKK

฿4991 - ฿8220

Subway, ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Weihai
  3. Take the train from Weihai North to Jinan West
  4. Take the train from Jinan West to Kunming South
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  6. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong

฿11472 - ฿15519

Bus, ferry, train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pyeongtaek
  2. Take the ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Taian
  4. Take the train from Tai'an to Kunming South
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  6. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

฿13187 - ฿15677

Subway, ferry, train, bus via Guitang  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Changsha South
  4. Take the train from Changsha South to Kunming South
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  6. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong

฿11779 - ฿15449

Subway, ferry, train, bus #2  •  4 days 6h

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Kunming
  4. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  5. Take the bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit

฿8978 - ฿11564

Drive  •  2 days 13h

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Bangkok 5334.7 km

฿20000 - ฿30000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Bangkok is to train and fly which costs ₩120,000 - ₩700,000 and takes 9h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Bangkok is to train and fly which costs ₩120,000 - ₩700,000 and takes 9h 13m.

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The distance between Seoul and Bangkok is 3722 km. The road distance is 5334.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Bangkok without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 2 days 17h and costs ₩500,000 - ₩600,000.

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It takes approximately 9h 13m to get from Seoul to Bangkok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 40m.

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Bangkok is 2h behind Seoul. It is currently 12:18 AM in Seoul and 10:18 PM in Bangkok.

Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Bangkok is 5335 km. It takes approximately 2 days 13h to drive from Seoul to Bangkok.

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Jin Air, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet and six other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 3378+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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  • Distance: 3722.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 13m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Bangkok, Thailand?

Korean Air, Japan Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Seoul to Bangkok hourly.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿9500 - ฿21000
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿22000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿13000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿9500 - ฿21000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿13000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿12000 - ฿21000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿9000 - ฿25000
Flights from Daegu to Suvarnabhumi via Incheon
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿9500 - ฿26000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿7000 - ฿11000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿29000 - ฿95000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿14000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿16000
Flights from Daegu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿20000
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿22000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿21000
Thai AirAsia X
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Incheon to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿8710
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿8500
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿17000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Incheon to Suvarnabhumi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿7000 - ฿24000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Suvarnabhumi via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿24000
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Incheon to Don Muang via Manila
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿13000
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Daegu to Suvarnabhumi via Danang
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿6500
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
฿110 - ฿170
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
฿1773
Economy Class
฿1267
Standing
฿1076
Seoul Metro
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Weihai North to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿1100
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿800 - ฿1100
1st Class Seat
฿1100 - ฿1600
China Railways G-Class
Train from Jinan West to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿4400 - ฿6000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿4400 - ฿6000
1st Class Seat
฿7500 - ฿9500
Business Class Seat
฿14000 - ฿17000
Train from Yantai to Taian
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿1400
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿1000 - ฿1400
1st Class Seat
฿1700 - ฿2100
Business Class Seat
฿3500 - ฿4200
Train from Tai'an to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿4300 - ฿5500
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿4300 - ฿5500
1st Class Seat
฿7500 - ฿9000
Business Class Seat
฿13000 - ฿17000
Train from Yantai to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿4200
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿3300 - ฿4200
1st Class Seat
฿5500 - ฿7000
Business Class Seat
฿10000 - ฿13000
Train from Changsha South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿2600
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿2000 - ฿2600
1st Class Seat
฿3400 - ฿4100
Business Class Seat
฿6500 - ฿8000
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿230 - ฿1700
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿230 - ฿310
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿460 - ฿650
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1700
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yantai to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿3400
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
฿1500 - ฿2000
Hard sleeper
฿2900 - ฿3400
Soft sleeper
฿4500 - ฿5500
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2657
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pyeongtaek
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿140
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿761
Schedules at
baolau.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1400
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Weihai
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿3700
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
฿4731
Royal
฿4206
Business
฿3680
Economy
฿3154
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿3800
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
฿8314
Royal
฿3714
Deluxe
฿3294
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿3700
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
฿8832
SPE
฿3680
FST
฿3154

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩1,900 - ₩3,400.

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