There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Takayama by train, ferry, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  14 h 35 min

  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 Nagoya
  4. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$343 - $448

Cheapest option

Train to Incheon, fly to Nagoya, train  •  8 h 54 min

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

$144 - $486

7 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  3. Take the bus from Yonago to Kyōto
  4. Take the bus from Kyoto Station to Takayama Bus Terminal

$311 - $332

Train, car ferry, bus  •  32 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
  3. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)
  4. Take the bus from Namba Station to Takayama Bus Terminal

$223 - $414

Drive, ferry  •  17 h 49 min

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

$264 - $336

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Nagoya (NGO) GMP - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$232 - $810

Train to Incheon, fly to Komatsu, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Komatsu (KMQ) ICN - KMQ
  3. Take the train from Kanazawa to Toyama
  4. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$154 - $738

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) GMP - HND
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Nagoya
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$233 - $765

Train to Incheon, fly to Matsumoto, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Matsumoto (MMJ) ICN - MMJ
  3. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal

$232 - $577

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul and Takayama is 927 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Takayama without a car is to train and ferry which takes 14 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 35 min to get from Seoul to Takayama, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Nagoya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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T'way Air, Air Busan, Star Flyer and four other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Nagoya Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 579.5 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Takayama. However, you can take the train to Gwangmyeong Station, take the train to Busan Station, take the walk to Busan, take the ferry to Fukuoka, take the taxi to Hakata, take the train to Nagoya, then take the train to Takayama. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seoul to Takayama via Donghae Express Bus Terminal, Donghae, Sakaiminato, Yonago, Kyōto, and Kyoto Station in around 30 h 16 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae, Incheon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Incheon to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Incheon to Matsumoto via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Incheon to Matsumoto via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Incheon to Matsumoto via Osaka Kansai, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Incheon to Matsumoto via Gimhae, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Incheon to Matsumoto via Nagoya, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$140 - $190
Reserved seat
$160 - $200
Green seat
$200 - $270
Train from Kanazawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Shinagawa to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$100 - $150
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$44 - $47
First Class
$64 - $68
Nankai Railways
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
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Yonago to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Namba Station to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$157
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
PanStar
Website
panstar.co.kr
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Schedules at
panstar.co.kr
2bed Deluxe Room
$279
2bed Junior Room
$217
Shared standard 2 berth cabin
$143
Shared standard 4 berth cabin
$124
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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