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There are 12 ways to get from Seoul to Kanazawa by plane, train, bus, ferry, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Komatsu  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Komatsu (KMQ) GMP - KMQ

¥20125 - ¥76602

Cheapest option

Train to Incheon, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) ICN - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Maibara
  4. Take the train from Maibara to Kanazawa

¥18426 - ¥35374

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Toyama, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Toyama (TOY) GMP - TOY
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa

¥20495 - ¥81302

Train to Incheon, fly to Komatsu  •  6h 2m

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

¥25326 - ¥81874

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Noto, bus  •  12h 14m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Noto (NTQ) GMP - NTQ
  2. Take the bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kencho-mae

¥27175 - ¥93102

Train to Incheon, fly to Toyama, train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Toyama (TOY) ICN - TOY
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa

¥23696 - ¥86574

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) GMP - HND
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kanazawa

¥26725 - ¥65072

Train, ferry  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Kyoto
  4. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa

¥40814 - ¥50859

Bus, car ferry, train  •  25h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Nagoya
  4. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa

¥36289 - ¥48877

Train, car ferry  •  26h 24m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa

¥21387 - ¥36320

Bus, train, ferry  •  32h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek
  2. Take the train from Taebaek Station to Donghae Station
  3. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  4. Take the bus from Yonago to Kyōto
  5. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa

¥24709 - ¥31309

Drive, ferry  •  16h 53m

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

¥30808 - ¥37667

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Kanazawa is to train and fly which costs ₩200,000 - ₩400,000 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Kanazawa is to train and fly which costs ₩280,000 - ₩950,000 and takes 6h 2m.

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The distance between Seoul and Kanazawa is 861 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Kanazawa without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13h 31m and costs ₩450,000 - ₩600,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from Seoul to Kanazawa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Komatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 314+ hotels available in Kanazawa. Prices start at ¥10000 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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Map of how to get from Seoul to Kanazawa.
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  • Distance: 861.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 23m

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

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seoul to Kanazawa hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥180000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥190000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Komatsu via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥90000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥120000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥190000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noto via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥150000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Noto via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥95000
Flights from Incheon to Toyama via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥85000
Flights from Incheon to Toyama via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥160000
Flights from Incheon to Toyama via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥80000
Flights from Incheon to Toyama via Okinawa, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥170000
Flights from Incheon to Toyama via Miyazaki, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥160000
Flights from Incheon to Toyama via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥80000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥75000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥160000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥80000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥85000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥60000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥85000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Komatsu via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥100000
Flights from Incheon to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥80000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥85000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥95000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥80000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥85000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥95000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥75000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥23000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥85000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥55000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥37000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2800 - ¥3700
Reserved seat
¥3500 - ¥4300
Green seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2900 - ¥4000
Reserved seat
¥3700 - ¥4500
Green seat
¥4500 - ¥6000
Train from Tokyo to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥15000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥10000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥15000
Green seat
¥15000 - ¥21000
Train from Hakata to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥13000 - ¥18000
Reserved seat
¥15000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥19000 - ¥26000
Train from Kokura to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥21000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥15000 - ¥20000
Reserved seat
¥16000 - ¥21000
Green seat
¥21000 - ¥29000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
¥370 - ¥600
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3000
Green Seat
¥2800 - ¥3900
Train from Maibara to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Reserved Seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥8000
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8500
Green Seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Train from Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Reserved Seat
¥6500 - ¥9500
Green Seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥5500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
¥7503
Economy Class
¥5360
Standing
¥4554
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥5500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
¥7503
Economy Class
¥5360
Standing
¥4554
Train from Taebaek Station to Donghae Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥850
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2400
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
¥2025 - ¥2035
Economy Class
¥2380 - ¥2410
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Notosatoyama Airport to Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥3300
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
¥3227
Economy Express
¥2170
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4500
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2860
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Yonago to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥5210
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.com
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥16000
Schedules at
jrbeetle.com
Pukwan ferry
Website
pukwan.co.kr
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥12000
Schedules at
pukwan.co.kr
Suite
¥22498
Deluxe
¥15686
1st class
¥11204
2nd class
¥8515
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Car ferry from Busan to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥21000
Schedules at
panstar.jp
Standard A
¥13000
Standard B
¥15000
Family Room
¥19500
Junior room
¥20800
Deluxe Suite
¥23000
Car
¥75000
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+82 33 531 5611
Email
dbsferry@dbsferry.com
Website
dbsferry.com
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥13000
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
Royal Suite
¥38452
First Class
¥15865
Second Class
¥12638
Economy Class
¥10487

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