There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Okinawa by train, plane, ferry, bus, 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.

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Train to Seoul, fly  •  4 h 45 min

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

$128 - $383

3 alternative options

Fly from Seoul Gimpo  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Okinawa (OKA) GMP - OKA

$151 - $817

Train, ferry, bus, car ferry  •  38 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  4. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$452 - $527

Train, ferry, drive, car ferry  •  46 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
  3. Drive from Shimonoseki to Kagoshima
  4. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa

$297 - $403

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ₩140,000 - ₩440,000 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ₩140,000 - ₩440,000 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Okinawa is 1251 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Seoul to Okinawa, including transfers.

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There are 579+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 782 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Seoul to Okinawa hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Busan
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Busan, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Busan
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Cheju, Busan
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Okinawa via Busan, Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Seoul to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
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 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Bus operators
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$136
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$136
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$82
Ferst Class
$113
Deluxe
$163
Suite
$253

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