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

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Train to Incheon, fly to Noi Bai International  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Noi Bai International (HAN) ICN - HAN

$441 - $443

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Train to Incheon, fly to Haiphong, bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Haiphong (HPH) ICN - HPH
  3. Take the bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station

$106 - $139

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International  •  10h 1m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Noi Bai International (HAN) GMP - HAN

$153 - $555

Train to Daegu, fly to Noi Bai International  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Noi Bai International (HAN) TAE - HAN

$128 - $158

Bus, ferry, train  •  47h 26m

  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 Nanning East
  5. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$310 - $395

Subway, ferry, train  •  2 days 1h

  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 Nanning East
  5. Take the train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station

$282 - $371

Subway, ferry, train via Guitang  •  2 days 10h

  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 Hanoi Gia Lam Station

Subway, ferry, train, bus  •  3 days 0h

  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 Loudi
  4. Take the train from Loudi to Hengyang
  5. Take the train from Hengyang to Nanning
  6. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$182 - $272

Drive  •  42h 17m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Hanoi Gia Lam 3975.5 km

$480 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Hanoi is to train and fly and bus which costs ₩120,000 - ₩170,000 and takes 9h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Hanoi is to train and fly which costs ₩526,000 - ₩531,000 and takes 8h 20m.

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The distance between Seoul and Hanoi is 2742 km. The road distance is 3975.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Hanoi without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 47h 26m and costs ₩370,000 - ₩480,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Seoul to Hanoi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Noi Bai International Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 25m.

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Hanoi is 2h behind Seoul. It is currently 9:15 PM in Seoul and 7:15 PM in Hanoi.

Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Hanoi is 3975 km. It takes approximately 42h 17m to drive from Seoul to Hanoi.

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Jeju Air, T'way Air, Korean Air and three other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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There are 2318+ hotels available in Hanoi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 2741.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Hanoi, Vietnam?

Korean Air, Vietnam Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Seoul to Hanoi hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Gimhae, Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Daegu to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International via Danang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International via Danang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $135
Flights from Incheon to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Flights from Incheon to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $155
Flights from Incheon to Haiphong via Cam Ranh
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $144
Flights from Daegu to Noi Bai International via Danang
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Gimhae, Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Cheju, Daegu
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Daegu to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noi Bai International via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Air Kyrgyzstan
Website
air.kg
Flights from Incheon to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Daegu to Noi Bai International via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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
$3 - $6
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
$28 - $45
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
$57
Economy Class
$41
Standing
$35
China Railways G-Class
Train from Yantai to Taian
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $45
1st Class Seat
$55 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
Train from Tai'an to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $160
1st Class Seat
$210 - $250
Business Class Seat
$390 - $470
Train from Jinan West to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
14h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $160
1st Class Seat
$210 - $260
Business Class Seat
$400 - $480
Train from Yantai to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $140
1st Class Seat
$180 - $220
Business Class Seat
$330 - $400
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
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Book at
baolau.com
Sleeper
$30 - $45
Train from Changsha South to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
25h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yantai to Loudi
Ave. Duration
28h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $40
Hard sleeper
$60 - $70
Soft sleeper
$90 - $110
Train from Loudi to Hengyang
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$5 - $8
Hard sleeper
$12 - $15
Soft sleeper
$19 - $23
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hengyang to Nanning
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$12 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$27 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hengyang to Nanning
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$11 - $17
Hard Sleeper
$24 - $29
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Hai Au Bus
Phone
02253.717717
Email
cskh@haiaubus.vn
Website
haiaubus.vn
Bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
haiaubus.vn
Book at
baolau.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
$5
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Book at
baolau.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Book at
baolau.com
Ferry operators
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
$100 - $120
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$265
Royal
$119
Deluxe
$105
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
$100 - $120
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
$151
Royal
$134
Business
$118
Economy
$101
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
$100 - $120
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
$281
SPE
$118
FST
$101

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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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