There are 2 ways to get from Seoul to Dalian by train, plane, subway or ferry

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Recommended option

Train, fly  •  5 h 1 min

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

$134 - $509

Cheapest option

Subway, ferry  •  18 h 18 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

$110 - $132

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Dalian is to subway and ferry which costs ₩120,000 - ₩150,000 and takes 18 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Dalian is to train and fly which costs ₩150,000 - ₩600,000 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Dalian is 493 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Dalian without a car is to subway and ferry which takes 18 h 18 min and costs ₩120,000 - ₩150,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Seoul to Dalian, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Airport to Dalian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Dalian is 1 h behind Seoul. It is currently 9:25 AM in Seoul and 8:25 AM in Dalian.

Shandong Airlines, Korean Air, China Eastern Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seoul Airport to Dalian Airport.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Dalian.
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  • Distance: 308 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Dalian. However, you can take the train to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Seoul airport, fly to Dalian, take the walk to Dalian Airport, then take the line 2 subway to Dalian. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seoul to Dalian via Incheon Station and Incheon Int'l Port in around 18 h 18 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Seoul to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Seoul to Dalian via Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Seoul to Dalian via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Ferry operators
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
$121
FST2
$116
ECO1
$112
ECO2
$107

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