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There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Nanjing by train, plane, ferry, subway, 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 Nanjing  •  6h 20m

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

¥1325 - ¥5559

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Train to Incheon, fly to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) ICN - HGH
  3. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Nanjing South Station

¥883 - ¥1804

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Nanjing  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Nanjing (NKG) GMP - NKG

¥1814 - ¥6053

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Shanghai Hongqiao, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) GMP - SHA
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South Station

¥1083 - ¥2910

Train, ferry  •  25h 10m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Pyeongtaek Station
  2. Take the ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Nanjing South

¥1387 - ¥1770

Subway, ferry, train  •  27h 56m

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Nanjing South

¥1204 - ¥1553

Subway, ferry, bus  •  32h 8m

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Lianyungang
  3. Take the bus from Lianyungang to Nanjing

¥913 - ¥2295

Bus, ferry  •  38h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Jongro 1-ga to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the bus from Jianshejie terminal to Hefei
  4. Take the bus from Hefei General to Nanjing

Drive, ferry  •  25h 10m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Incheon Int'l Port
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
  3. Drive from Yantai to Nanjing

¥1198 - ¥1655

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Nanjing is to train and fly which costs ₩140,000 - ₩300,000 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Nanjing is to fly and train which costs ₩170,000 - ₩480,000 and takes 6h 13m.

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The distance between Seoul and Nanjing is 966 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Nanjing without a car is to train and ferry which takes 25h 10m and costs ₩220,000 - ₩290,000.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Seoul to Nanjing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Nanjing Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Nanjing is 1h behind Seoul. It is currently 2:58 PM in Seoul and 1:58 PM in Nanjing.

Asiana Airlines, Air China, Korean Air and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Nanjing Airport.

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There are 413+ hotels available in Nanjing. Prices start at ¥239 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 Nanjing.
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  • Distance: 603.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Nanjing, China?

Korean Air, Air China and six other airlines fly from Seoul to Nanjing every 2 hours.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Incheon to Nanjing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥5500
Flights from Incheon to Nanjing via Weihai
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥5500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nanjing via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥6500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nanjing via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥6000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3700
Flights from Incheon to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3900
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Nanjing via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥7000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nanjing via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥6500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3700
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Incheon to Nanjing via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥6000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nanjing via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥6000
Flights from Incheon to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥4500
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥5500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥4100
Flights from Incheon to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥4500
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3700
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nanjing via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥6000
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
¥21 - ¥29
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥120 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥210 - ¥250
Business Class Seat
¥450 - ¥550
Train from Hangzhou East to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥240
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥110 - ¥150
1st Class Seat
¥190 - ¥230
Business Class Seat
¥410 - ¥500
Train from Yantai to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥430 - ¥550
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥430 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥700 - ¥900
Business Class Seat
¥1400 - ¥1700
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥95 - ¥230
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥95 - ¥130
1st Class Seat
¥120 - ¥180
Train from Hangzhou East to Nanjing south
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥90 - ¥120
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥90 - ¥120
1st Class Seat
¥110 - ¥160
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Pyeongtaek Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥24 - ¥30
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
¥24 - ¥27
Economy Class
¥29 - ¥30
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Lianyungang to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥122
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Hefei General to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥45
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Jianshejie terminal to Hefei
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥900
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
¥1941
Royal
¥867
Deluxe
¥769
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥900
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
¥2062
SPE
¥859
FST
¥737
LYG C-K Ferry Co
Phone
+82 32 770 3700
Website
lygferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Lianyungang
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥2100
Schedules at
lygferry.com
VIP
¥2025
Royal Suite
¥1350
Royal
¥951
First Class
¥798
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥850
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
¥1473
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
¥829
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
¥798
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
¥767
ECO2
¥737

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