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Train to Seoul, fly to Fukuoka  •  4 h 16 min

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

$64 - $230

9 alternative options

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) GMP - HND

$123 - $607

Train to Seoul, fly to Saga, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Saga (HSG) ICN - HSG
  3. Take the train from Saga to Hakata

$111 - $830

Train to Seoul, fly to Nagoya  •  6 h 20 min

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

$112 - $441

Train to Seoul, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 56 min

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

$90 - $383

Train to Seoul, fly to Kita Kyushu, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) ICN - KKJ
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata

$91 - $695

Train, ferry  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Shinagawa

$379 - $521

Bus, ferry  •  34 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  3. Take the bus from Yonago to Nanba Station, Osaka
  4. Take the bus from Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku

$285 - $297

Train, car ferry, bus, night bus  •  35 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
  3. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Yamato Yagi-eki
  4. Take the night bus from Yamato Yagi to Basuta Shinjuku

$286 - $487

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Busan
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Drive from Fukuoka to Tokyo

$278 - $360

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Japan?

Asiana Airlines, All Nippon Airways and three other airlines fly from Seoul to Kawasaki hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda via Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Seoul to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Seoul to Saga
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Seoul to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Seoul to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Japan Railways Limited Express
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$94
Economy Class
$67
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$48 - $51
First Class
$70 - $74
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Yonago to Nanba Station, Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Yamato Yagi-eki
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Night bus from Yamato Yagi to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
narakotsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$119
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
PanStar
Website
panstar.co.kr
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Schedules at
panstar.co.kr
2bed Deluxe Room
$293
2bed Junior Room
$228
Shared standard 2 berth cabin
$150
Shared standard 4 berth cabin
$130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul and Japan is 1093 km.

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Japan is to train and fly which costs ₩65,000 - ₩250,000 and takes 4 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Japan is to train and fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs ₩65,000 - ₩250,000.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Seoul to Japan, including transfers.