There are 8 ways to get from Seoul to Beijing by plane, train, subway, ferry or 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 Seoul Gimpo to Beijing  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Beijing (PEK) GMP - PEK

$135 - $346

Cheapest option

Train to Seoul, fly to Beijing  •  5 h 26 min

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

$107 - $352

6 alternative options

Train to Seoul, fly to Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) ICN - NAY

$164 - $389

Train to Seoul, fly to Tianjin, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Tianjin (TSN) ICN - TSN
  3. Take the train from Tianjin West to Beijing South

$113 - $341

Subway, ferry, train China Railways G-Class  •  23 h 2 min

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

$160 - $237

Subway, ferry, train China Railways D-Class  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the train from Dalian to Beijing D31 / ...

$146 - $183

Subway, ferry, bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
  3. Take the bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Bawangfen

$120 - $251

Bus, ferry  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Four Seasons Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the bus from Gang Wan Qiao to Beijing

$147 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Beijing is to subway and ferry and train which costs ₩160,000 - ₩210,000 and takes 25 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Beijing is to fly which costs ₩150,000 - ₩400,000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Beijing is 954 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Seoul to Beijing, including transfers.

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

Asiana Airlines, China Southern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seoul to Beijing every 4 hours.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing via Busan
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Beijing via Busan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Beijing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Seoul to Tianjin via Weihai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Seoul to Beijing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Beijing via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Yantai
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Dalian
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Weihai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Beijing via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Dalian
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Weihai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Yantai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Seoul to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Tianjin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Seoul to Beijing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Tianjin West to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10
Train from Dalian to Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $80
China Railways G-Class
Train from Qingdao to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $65
1st Class Seat
$85 - $100
Business Class Seat
$160 - $200
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Bawangfen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Four Seasons Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Gang Wan Qiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
$159
Royal
$142
Business
$124
Economy
$106
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
FST1
$120
FST2
$115
ECO1
$111
ECO2
$106
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$221
First Class
$102

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