There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Great Wall of China by plane, bus, train, subway or 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 Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital, bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Beijing Capital (PEK) GMP - PEK
  2. Take the bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie
  3. Take the bus from Huairou Beidajie to Mutianyu Great Wall

Cheapest option

Train to Incheon, fly to Beijing Daxing, train, bus  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) ICN - PKX
  3. Take the train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao
  4. Take the bus from Sanyuan Bridge West Station to Huairou Beidajie

¥727 - ¥1692

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Train to Incheon, fly to Beijing Capital, bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Beijing Capital (PEK) ICN - PEK
  3. Take the bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie

¥1012 - ¥5575

Train to Incheon, fly to Tianjin Binhai, train, bus  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Tianjin Binhai (TSN) ICN - TSN
  3. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
  4. Take the bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie

¥1392 - ¥4445

Subway, ferry, train  •  28h 12m

  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
  4. Take the train from Huangtudian to Yanqi Lake

¥1135 - ¥1418

Subway, ferry, bus  •  31h 28m

  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 Airport

¥1010 - ¥1908

Bus, ferry  •  36h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pyeongtaek
  2. Take the ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
  3. Take the bus from Yantai Bus Station to Qingdao Liuting airport
  4. Take the bus from Qingdao Liuting airport to Shouguang Hotsprings Hotel
  5. Take the bus from Shouguang to Beijing Zhaogongkou
  6. Take the bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yanqi Hu

¥1408 - ¥1632

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Great Wall of China is to train and fly and bus which costs ₩120,000 - ₩290,000 and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Great Wall of China is to train and fly and bus which costs ₩170,000 - ₩950,000 and takes 8h 33m.

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The distance between Seoul and Great Wall of China is 955 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Great Wall of China without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 36h 57m and costs ₩240,000 - ₩280,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Seoul to Great Wall of China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Beijing Capital Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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China Southern Airlines, T'way Air, Asiana Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Great Wall of China. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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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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  • Distance: 954.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Great Wall of China?

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Great Wall of China. However, you can take the train to Gimpo Airport, take the walk to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Beijing Capital, take the walk to Beijing Capital Airport T2, take the subway to Dongzhimen, take the walk to Dongzhimen Bus Station, take the bus to Huairou Beidajie, take the bus to Mutianyu Great Wall, then take the walk to Great Wall of China. Alternatively, you can take the train to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Beijing Capital, take the walk to Beijing Capital Airport T2, take the subway to Dongzhimen, take the walk to Dongzhimen Bus Station, take the bus to Huairou Beidajie, take the bus to Mutianyu Great Wall, then take the walk to Great Wall of China.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2800
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3900
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥4800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2800
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥4100
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥4800
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai via Weihai
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥4400
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Daxing via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4100
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Daxing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥6500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥4000
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥4900
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥5500
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Daxing via Changchun
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥4000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2400
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥4900
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥7000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2400
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥4700
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥7000
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Daxing via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥4500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥7500
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Yantai
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥7500
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Daxing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥2000
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Daxing via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3000
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
¥24 - ¥40
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥50 - ¥80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Beijing Airport Express
Website
bjsubway.com
Train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥35
Schedules at
bdia.com.cn
Seoul Metro
China Railways G-Class
Train from Qingdao to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥400
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥310 - ¥400
1st Class Seat
¥500 - ¥650
Business Class Seat
¥1000 - ¥1300
Beijing Suburban Railway
Train from Huangtudian to Yanqi Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10
Schedules at
kyfw.12306.cn
Bus operators
Beijing Public Transport Corporation
Phone
+86 10-96166
Website
bjbus.com
Bus from Dongzhimen Bus Station to Huairou Beidajie
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Huairou Beidajie to Mutianyu Great Wall
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Sanyuan Bridge West Station to Huairou Beidajie
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥140
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shouguang to Beijing Zhaogongkou
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥161
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pyeongtaek
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥32
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Qingdao Airport Company
Phone
(86+)0532-96567
Website
qdairport.com
Bus from Yantai Bus Station to Qingdao Liuting airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥85
Schedules at
qdairport.com
Bus from Qingdao Liuting airport to Shouguang Hotsprings Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥100
Schedules at
qdairport.com
Checi
Website
checi.org
Bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yanqi Hu
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥28
Schedules at
checi.org
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥850
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
¥1057
Royal
¥940
Business
¥822
Economy
¥705
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥1500
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
¥1468
First Class
¥675
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
¥700 - ¥850
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
¥1857
Royal
¥830
Deluxe
¥736

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