There are 3 ways to get from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City by train, plane, 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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Train to Seoul, fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) ICN - SGN

$123 - $268

2 alternative options

Fly from Seoul Gimpo  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) GMP - SGN

$251 - $802

Subway, ferry, train  •  3 days 9 h

  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 Nanning
  5. Take the train from Nanning Station to Hanoi station
  6. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

$326 - $478

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City is to train and fly which costs ₩130,000 - ₩300,000 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City is to train and fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs ₩130,000 - ₩300,000.

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The distance between Seoul and Ho Chi Minh City is 3603 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?

Korean Air, Vietnam Airlines and five other airlines fly from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ho Chi Minh City via Busan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ho Chi Minh City via Busan, Seoul
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City via Danang
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ho Chi Minh City via Busan
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City via Danang
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City via Nha Trang
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ho Chi Minh City via Busan, Seoul
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ho Chi Minh City via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways G-Class
Train from Qingdao to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$150 - $180
1st Class Seat
$250 - $290
Business Class Seat
$480 - $600
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$33 - $38
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $65
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
$162
Royal
$144
Business
$126
Economy
$108

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