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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Johannesburg by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Incheon, fly  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Johannesburg (JNB) ICN - JNB

R 6 382 - R 15 475

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Fly from Seoul Gimpo  •  23h 58m

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

R 14 263 - R 65 287

Train, bus to Gimhae, fly  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
  3. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Johannesburg (JNB) PUS - JNB

R 9 637 - R 22 265

Train to Chongju, fly  •  28h 22m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Osong Station
  2. Fly from Chongju (CJJ) to Johannesburg (JNB) CJJ - JNB

R 10 423 - R 25 524

Train to Daegu, fly  •  25h 18m

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

R 11 564 - R 26 222

Drive  •  10 days 3h

  1. Drive from Seoul to Johannesburg 18809.9 km

R 40 000 - R 60 000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Johannesburg is to bus and fly which costs ₩430,000 - ₩1100,000 and takes 21h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Johannesburg is to bus and fly which costs ₩430,000 - ₩1100,000 and takes 21h 51m.

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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 51m 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 18h 10m and has one stopover.

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Johannesburg is 7h behind Seoul. It is currently 7:58 AM in Seoul and 12:58 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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Shenzhen Airlines, Air China, T'way Air and four other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 1391+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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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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  • Distance: 12488.6 km
  • Duration: 21h 51m

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

All Nippon Airways, Singapore Airlines and 12 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 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 15 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 20 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 20 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 21 000
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Taiwan Taoyuan, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Beijing Capital, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 75 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 26 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 80 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Danang, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Hong Kong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 25 000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 19 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 27 000
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 31 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Cheju, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Fukuoka, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 32 000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 20 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 20 000
Flights from Gimhae to Johannesburg via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 21 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Osaka Kansai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 26 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 25 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Incheon, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 25 000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 42 000
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Beijing Capital, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 75 000
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Weihai, Incheon, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 75 000
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 75 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 80 000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 26 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Tokyo Haneda, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 39 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Noi Bai International, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 48 000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Incheon to Johannesburg via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 26 000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Johannesburg via Shanghai Hongqiao, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 500 - R 34 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 45 000
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 9 500 - R 34 000
Flights from Daegu to Johannesburg via Shanghai Pudong, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 45 000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Weihai, Guangzhou Baiyun, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 60 000
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Chongju to Johannesburg via Cheju, Shanghai Pudong, Mauritius
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 22 000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R 430 - R 900
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
R 470 - R 650
Standing
R 430 - R 600
First Class
R 650 - R 1 200
Economy Class
R 856
Non-reserved Seat
R 728
Train from Seoul Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R 180 - R 290
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
R 200 - R 290
Standing
R 180 - R 260
First Class
R 310 - R 440
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 230 - R 280
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
R 230 - R 233
Economy Class
R 270 - R 274
Bus operators
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
R 238
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Four Seasons Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 149
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 173
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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