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There are 8 ways to get from Seoul to Takayama by train, plane, ferry, bus, car ferry, night 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 to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  8h 34m

  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 Takayama

$144 - $482

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

  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 - $732

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  9h 49m

  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

$232 - $765

Train to Incheon, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  10h 25m

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

$199 - $537

Train, ferry  •  14h 40m

  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

Bus, car ferry, train  •  24h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Nagoya
  4. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$313 - $544

Bus, ferry, night bus  •  34h 21m

  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 night bus from Yonago to Nagoya
  4. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal

$252 - $538

Drive, ferry  •  17h 49m

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

$264 - $336

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Takayama is to train and fly which costs ₩160,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 8h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Takayama is to train and fly which costs ₩160,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 8h 34m.

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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 14h 40m and costs ₩380,000 - ₩550,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Seoul to Takayama, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Chūbu Centrair Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, T'way Air and Jeju Air offer flights from Incheon Airport to Chūbu Centrair Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Takayama. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 579.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 34m

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 Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Chūbu Centrair, take the walk to Central Japan International Airport(Ngo), take the train to Meitetsunagoya, take the walk to Nagoya, then take the train to Takayama. Alternatively, you can take the train to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Komatsu, take the walk to Komatsu Airport, take the bus to Komatsu Station, take the walk to Komatsu, take the train to Kanazawa, take the train to Toyama, then take the train to Takayama.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Okayama
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Incheon to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
23m
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
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$100 - $150
Train from Hakata to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$140 - $190
Reserved seat
$160 - $200
Green seat
$200 - $270
Train from Kokura to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$130 - $180
Reserved seat
$140 - $180
Green seat
$190 - $250
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
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$23
Excellent Express
$31
Economy Express
$21
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Night bus from Yonago to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
Pukwan ferry
Website
pukwan.co.kr
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Schedules at
pukwan.co.kr
Suite
$222
Deluxe
$155
1 class
$111
2 class
$84
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
Royal Suite
$380
First Class
$157
Second Class
$125
Economy Class
$104
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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