There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Osaka by plane, train, ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$118 - $431

Cheapest option

Train to Seoul, fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$75 - $267

7 alternative options

Train to Seoul, fly to Osaka  •  6 h 36 min

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

$225 - $661

Train to Seoul, fly to Nagoya, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$150 - $498

Train, ferry via Hakata  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Shin-Osaka

$295 - $395

Bus, ferry, train  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Busan Central Bus Termnal
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Shin-Osaka

$275 - $339

Train, ferry Panstar  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul - Busan
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Osaka

$190 - $506

Train, ferry Panstar #2  •  23 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station SRT Suseo
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Osaka

$188 - $486

Drive, ferry  •  14 h 12 min

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

$236 - $293

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Osaka is to train and fly which costs ₩80,000 - ₩300,000 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Osaka is to fly and train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs ₩130,000 - ₩480,000.

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The distance between Seoul and Osaka is 829 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Seoul to Osaka, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Osaka. However, you can take the train to Gimpo Airport, take the walk to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Osaka Kansai, take the walk to Kansai Airport, take the train to Shinimamiya, take the walk to Dobutsuen-Mae, then take the subway to Osaka. Alternatively, you can take the train to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Seoul airport, fly to Osaka Kansai, take the walk to Kansai Airport, take the train to Shinimamiya, take the walk to Dobutsuen-Mae, then take the subway to Osaka.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Fukuoka, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Niigata
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Aomori
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Fukuoka, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Okayama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Oita
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Seoul to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Seoul to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
Nankai Railways
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 - $9
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 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$92
Economy Class
$66
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$47 - $50
First Class
$68 - $72
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Busan Central Bus Termnal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Busan to Osaka
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$145
2 Bed Cabin
$408
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$453

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