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There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Johannesburg by train, plane, bus or car

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 Johannesburg  •  21h 56m

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

R 7 778 - R 20 295

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Train to Wonju, fly to Johannesburg  •  30h 13m

  1. Take the train from Cheongnyangni Station to Hoengseong Station
  2. Fly from Wonju (WJU) to Johannesburg (JNB) WJU - JNB

R 6 081 - R 15 634

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg  •  25h 38m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Johannesburg (JNB) GMP - JNB

R 7 755 - R 20 283

Train to Gimhae, fly to Johannesburg  •  27h 39m

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Gupo Station
  2. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Johannesburg (JNB) PUS - JNB

R 9 359 - R 23 117

Train to Incheon, fly to Gaborone, bus  •  28h 25m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gaborone (GBE) ICN - GBE
  3. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg

R 9 746 - R 24 261

Train to Daegu, fly to Johannesburg  •  26h 24m

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Johannesburg (JNB) TAE - JNB

R 9 313 - R 23 061

Drive  •  10 days 3h

  1. Drive from Seoul to Johannesburg 11756.2 miles

R 32 000 - R 48 000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Johannesburg is to train and fly which costs ₩480,000 - ₩1300,000 and takes 30h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Johannesburg is to train and fly which costs ₩600,000 - ₩1600,000 and takes 21h 56m.

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The distance between Seoul and Johannesburg is 12489 km. The road distance is 18809.9 km.

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It takes approximately 21h 56m to get from Seoul to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Incheon Airport to Johannesburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 55m and has one stopover.

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Johannesburg is 7h behind Seoul. It is currently 2:11 PM in Seoul and 7:11 AM in Johannesburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Johannesburg is 18810 km. It takes approximately 10 days 3h to drive from Seoul to Johannesburg.

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Air Seoul, South African Airways, Korean Air and six other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 1268+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at R 550 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs ₩1,600 - ₩3,800.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Johannesburg.
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  • Distance: 7805.3 miles
  • Duration: 21h 56m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Johannesburg, South Africa?

All Nippon Airways, Singapore Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Seoul to Johannesburg hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 22 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 23 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Fukuoka, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Hong Kong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Danang, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Taiwan Taoyuan, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Shanghai Hongqiao, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 40 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 45 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 25 000
Flights from Incheon to Gaborone via Hong Kong, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 49 000
Flights from Incheon to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 26 000
Flights from Incheon to Gaborone via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 26 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 45 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 31 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 31 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Shanghai Hongqiao, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 40 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 45 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 45 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 31 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 31 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 20 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 21 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Gimhae, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 20 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Taiwan Taoyuan, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 15 000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 26 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 21 000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Noi Bai International, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 27 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Beijing Capital, Dubai
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 26 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Beijing Capital, Dubai
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 18 000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 23 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 26 000
Flights from Incheon to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 28 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Beijing Capital, Doha
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 18 000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Incheon to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Beijing Capital, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 22 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Suvarnabhumi, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 26 000
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Beijing Capital, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 22 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Gimhae, Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 26 000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 23 000
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Gimhae, Hong Kong, Mauritius
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 24 000
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Incheon to Gaborone via Hong Kong, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 24 000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Wonju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
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
R 40 - R 60
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Gupo Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R 550 - R 800
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
R 1 061
Economy Class
R 758
Standing
R 720
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R 430 - R 650
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
R 855
Economy Class
R 611
Standing
R 580
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Hoengseong Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R 190 - R 210
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 202
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 220 - R 490
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
R 220
Flexi
R 270
Full Flexi
R 330

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