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

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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Train to Incheon, fly to Haikou  •  9 h 10 min

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

$434 - $1,105

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Subway, ferry, train China Railways K-Class  •  3 days 3 h

  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 Zhuzhou
  4. Take the train from Zhuzhou to Guangzhou
  5. Take the train from Guangzhou Station to Haikou

$186 - $432

7 alternative options

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Haikou  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Haikou (HAK) GMP - HAK

$442 - $1,403

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Sanya, bus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Sanya (SYX) GMP - SYX
  2. Take the bus from Sanya to Danzhou Nada

$375 - $1,116

Train to Incheon, fly to Sanya, bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Sanya (SYX) ICN - SYX
  3. Take the bus from Sanya to Danzhou Nada

$277 - $818

Train to Incheon, fly to Zhanjiang, bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Zhanjiang (ZHA) ICN - ZHA
  3. Take the bus from Zhanjiang South to Haikou West

$288 - $781

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang, bus  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Zhanjiang (ZHA) GMP - ZHA
  2. Take the bus from Zhanjiang South to Haikou West

$266 - $829

Subway, ferry, train China Railways G-Class  •  43 h 33 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 Guangzhou South
  4. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Maoming
  5. Take the train from Maoming to Haikou

$311 - $419

Bus, ferry, taxi  •  2 days 21 h

  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 to Jinan Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Jinan South to Heze
  5. Take the bus from Heze to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  6. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Haikou
  7. Take a taxi from Haikou to Jinjiang

$341 - $503

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Hainan is to subway and ferry and train which costs ₩210,000 - ₩490,000 and takes 3 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Hainan is to train and fly which costs ₩490,000 - ₩1300,000 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Hainan is 2594 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Hainan without a car is to bus and ferry and taxi which takes 2 days 21 h and costs ₩380,000 - ₩600,000.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Seoul to Hainan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Haikou Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 40 min.

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Hainan is 1 h behind Seoul. It is currently 1:25 AM in Seoul and 12:25 AM in Hainan.

Jeju Air, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific and nine other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Haikou Airport.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Hainan.
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  • Distance: 1621.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

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

China Southern Airlines, Air China and two other airlines fly from Seoul to Xiuying every 4 hours.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Haikou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Sanya via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Changsha
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Changchun
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang via Beijing Capital, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang via Shanghai Hongqiao, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Jinan
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Haikou via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Sanya via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang via Beijing Capital, Zhuhai Jinwan
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang via Beijing Capital, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Sanya via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Zhanjiang via Shanghai Hongqiao, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Incheon to Zhanjiang via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Incheon to Sanya
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Sanya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Sanya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Incheon to Haikou via Jinan
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Sanya via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Sanya
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Incheon to Sanya via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
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 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways G-Class
Train from Qingdao to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
12 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$160 - $190
1st Class Seat
$270 - $310
Business Class Seat
$500 - $600
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Maoming
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $21
1st Class Seat
$20 - $29
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Maoming to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $30
Train from Guangzhou Station to Haikou
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$24 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yantai to Zhuzhou
Ave. Duration
30 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$33 - $36
Hard Sleeper
$61 - $66
Soft Sleeper
$95 - $105
Train from Zhuzhou to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$14 - $19
Hard Sleeper
$26 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Trip 8080
Website
danzhou.trip8080.com
Bus from Sanya to Danzhou Nada
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
danzhou.trip8080.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhanjiang South to Haikou West
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
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
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Jinan Bus Terminal
Website
0000369.cn
Bus from Yantai to Jinan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
0000369.cn
Bus from Jinan South to Heze
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
0000369.cn
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Heze to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Haikou
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
$160
Royal
$142
Business
$124
Economy
$106
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$213
Royal
$151
Deluxe
$133
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
$297
SPE
$124
FST
$106
Other operators
Taxi from Haikou to Jinjiang
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30

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