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There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Qingdao by train, plane, subway, 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.

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Train to Incheon, fly  •  5h 2m

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

¥481 - ¥2449

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Fly from Seoul Gimpo  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Qingdao (TAO) GMP - TAO

¥1330 - ¥3143

Subway, ferry  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao Incheon Int'l Port

¥742 - ¥1164

Bus, ferry  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Jongro 1-ga to Incheon Int'l Airport T1 6002 Cheongnyangni
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao Incheon Int'l Port

¥800 - ¥1227

Drive, ferry  •  20h 1m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Incheon Int'l Port
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
  3. Drive from Yantai to Qingdao

¥875 - ¥1161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Qingdao is to train and fly which costs ₩75,000 - ₩400,000 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Qingdao is to train and fly which costs ₩75,000 - ₩400,000 and takes 5h 2m.

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The distance between Seoul and Qingdao is 610 km.

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

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Qingdao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Qingdao is 1h behind Seoul. It is currently 2:01 PM in Seoul and 1:01 PM in Qingdao.

Jeju Air, Qingdao Airlines, Asiana Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Qingdao Airport.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Qingdao. Prices start at ¥248 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 Qingdao.
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  • Distance: 381.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

Korean Air, Air Busan and 11 other airlines fly from Seoul to Qingdao hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥3200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥5500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥6000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Gimhae, Incheon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥6000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥4200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥6000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥8000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥4200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥4900
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥3200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥5500
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥4200
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥2000
Qingdao Airlines
Website
qdairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥2300
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Qingdao via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥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
Bus operators
Airport Limousine Korea
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
¥1105
Royal
¥982
Business
¥859
Economy
¥737
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

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