There are 11 ways to get from Seoul to Osaka by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) GMP - KIX
  2. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)

¥7834 - ¥26119

Cheapest option

Train to Incheon, fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) ICN - KIX
  3. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)

¥6019 - ¥26381

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Train to Incheon, fly to Osaka Itami  •  6h 56m

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

¥17869 - ¥22231

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka Itami (ITM) GMP - ITM

¥17684 - ¥55969

Train to Incheon, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  6h 47m

  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 Shin-Osaka

¥13239 - ¥28121

Train to Incheon, fly to Okayama, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Okayama (OKJ) ICN - OKJ
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Shin-Osaka

¥27879 - ¥49621

Train, ferry  •  10h 24m

  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 Shin-Osaka

¥34927 - ¥41592

Bus, ferry, train  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Okayama
  4. Take the bus from Okayama Station West Exit to Osaka Station JR Express BT

¥32545 - ¥38911

Train, car ferry  •  22h 57m

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

¥15237 - ¥26531

Bus, train, ferry  •  28h 25m

  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 Nanba Station, Osaka

¥19071 - ¥22221

Drive, ferry  •  14h 14m

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

¥27855 - ¥33735

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Osaka is to fly and train which costs ₩85,000 - ₩300,000 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Osaka is to fly and train which costs ₩85,000 - ₩300,000 and takes 5h 2m.

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The distance between Seoul and Osaka is 829 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Osaka without a car is to train and ferry which takes 10h 24m and costs ₩390,000 - ₩480,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Seoul to Osaka, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Jeju Air, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and two other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport.

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There are 4896+ hotels available in Osaka. 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 ₩2,000 - ₩3,700.

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

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Seoul to Osaka every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥44000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥39000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥36000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥70000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥50000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥60000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥70000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥60000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Oita
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥40000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥90000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Kochi
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥100000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥100000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥29000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥65000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥29000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥48000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥46000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥41000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥44000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥60000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Niigata
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥48000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Aomori
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥55000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Okayama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥24000 - ¥49000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Itami via Fukuoka, Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥41000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥65000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Akita
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Aomori
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥70000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥41000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥41000
Flights from Incheon to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥41000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥44000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥60000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥39000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥45000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥29000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥43000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥48000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥46000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥41000
Flights from Incheon to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥41000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥34000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥34000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥20000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥31000
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥24000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥60000
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥31000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥38000
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥39000
Train operators
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥800
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
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥360 - ¥600
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
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 Nagoya to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Reserved seat
¥6000 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7500 - ¥10000
Train from Okayama to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7000
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Train from Hakata to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥17000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥17000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
Train from Hakata to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥13000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Reserved seat
¥10000 - ¥13000
Green seat
¥13000 - ¥18000
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
¥4300 - ¥5500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
¥7350
Economy Class
¥5251
Standing
¥4461
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥5500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
¥7350
Economy Class
¥5251
Standing
¥4461
Train from Taebaek Station to Donghae Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥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
¥1900 - ¥2400
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
¥1985 - ¥1995
Economy Class
¥2330 - ¥2360
Bus operators
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 - ¥3200
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
¥3162
Economy Express
¥2125
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama Station West Exit to Osaka Station JR Express BT
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4200
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.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
¥2802
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Yonago to Nanba Station, Osaka
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4700
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥16000
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
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
¥37670
First Class
¥15542
Second Class
¥12381
Economy Class
¥10274

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