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There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Harbin by train, plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, fly, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Harbin (HRB) ICN - HRB
  3. Take the bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street

$186 - $657

Cheapest option

Subway, ferry, train #2  •  32 h 41 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 train from Qinhuangdao Station to Harbin

$144 - $291

3 alternative options

Subway, ferry, train via Dalian  •  25 h 20 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 Shenyang North
  4. Take the train from Shenyang North to Harbin

$156 - $310

Subway, ferry, train  •  26 h 13 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dandong
  3. Take the train from Dandong to Jilin
  4. Take the train from Jilin to Harbin

$167 - $232

Bus, ferry, train  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Chosun Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the bus from Jianshejie terminal to Changchun
  4. Take the train from Changchun to Harbin

$144 - $271

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Harbin is to bus and ferry and train which costs ₩160,000 - ₩310,000 and takes 34 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Harbin is to train and fly and bus which costs ₩210,000 - ₩750,000 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Harbin is 910 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Seoul to Harbin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Harbin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Harbin is 1 h behind Seoul. It is currently 4:24 AM in Seoul and 3:24 AM in Harbin.

China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China offer flights from Incheon Airport to Harbin Airport.

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There are 357+ hotels available in Harbin. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Harbin.
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  • Distance: 569 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Harbin. However, you can take the train to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Harbin, take the walk to Harbin Taipin airport, then take the bus to Harbin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seoul to Harbin via Incheon Station, Incheon Int'l Port, Dalian Harbour, Dalian, and Shenyang North in around 25 h 20 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Incheon to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Incheon to Harbin via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Incheon to Harbin via Weihai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Harbin via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
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 Dalian to Shenyang North
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$29 - $34
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$90 - $110
Train from Dandong to Jilin
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$70 - $80
Business Class Seat
$130 - $160
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenyang North to Harbin
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Jilin to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $22
1st Class Seat
$21 - $30
Train from Qinhuangdao Station to Harbin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Changchun to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $17
1st Class Seat
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
9tour.cn
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Chosun Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Jianshejie terminal to Changchun
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
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 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$213
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$120
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$115
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$111
ECO2
$106
Dandong Int Ferry Co
Phone
+82 32 891 3322
Website
dandongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dandong
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
dandongferry.co.kr
SUI-B
$141
BUS-A
$121
BUS-B
$119
ECO
$116
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$221
First Class
$102

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