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

Recommended option

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) GMP - HND

¥13709 - ¥66053

Cheapest option

Train to Incheon, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5h 54m

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

¥10383 - ¥42147

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Train to Incheon, fly to Tokyo Narita, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ICN - NRT
  3. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo

¥13043 - ¥36567

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) GMP - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo

¥15869 - ¥63473

Train, ferry  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Tokyo

¥44134 - ¥55642

Train, ferry via Shimonoseki  •  21h 53m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Tokyo

¥33476 - ¥48283

Bus, ferry, night bus  •  35h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Osaka
  3. Take the night bus from Universal Studios Japan to Akihabara

¥30223 - ¥61839

Bus, ferry  •  36h 12m

  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 Matsue Station to Senri-newtown
  4. Take the bus from Senri New Town to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit

¥25376 - ¥30012

Drive, ferry  •  19h 20m

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

¥31571 - ¥41047

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Tokyo is to train and fly which costs ₩100,000 - ₩430,000 and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Tokyo is to fly which costs ₩130,000 - ₩700,000 and takes 5h 6m.

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The distance between Seoul and Tokyo is 1159 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Tokyo without a car is to train and ferry which takes 12h 47m and costs ₩440,000 - ₩600,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Seoul to Tokyo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Star Flyer, Korean Air, Japan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 3562+ hotels available in Tokyo. Prices start at ¥6075 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 Tokyo.
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  • Distance: 724.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seoul to Tokyo hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥120000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥90000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥90000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥65000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥38000 - ¥150000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥80000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥39000 - ¥95000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥130000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥100000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥65000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥80000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥80000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Gimhae, Incheon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥80000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥80000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥120000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥90000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥34000 - ¥120000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥100000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Daegu
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥100000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥100000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥33000 - ¥130000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥100000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Okayama
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥100000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥35000 - ¥180000
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥80000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥38000 - ¥120000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥70000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥49000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥100000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Daegu
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥100000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥100000
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥47000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥45000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Tokyo Narita via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥41000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥49000
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥190000
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥60000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥120000
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
¥340 - ¥470
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥8000
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
¥4900 - ¥5300
First Class
¥7200 - ¥7600
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥31000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥23000 - ¥31000
Reserved seat
¥25000 - ¥31000
Green seat
¥33000 - ¥43000
Train from Kokura to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥29000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥22000 - ¥29000
Reserved seat
¥24000 - ¥29000
Green seat
¥31000 - ¥41000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥2700
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
¥2255 - ¥2265
Economy Class
¥2650 - ¥2680
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
¥2200 - ¥4000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
¥2523
Excellent Express
¥3411
Economy Express
¥2294
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2800
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Universal Studios Japan to Akihabara
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥7790
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Matsue Station to Senri-newtown
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6300
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
JR Bus Kanto
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥14000
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥13000
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
¥9000
Ferst Class
¥12500
Deluxe
¥18000
Suite
¥28000
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Busan to Osaka
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥45000
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
¥16000
2 Bed Cabin
¥45000
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
¥50000
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.com
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥15000
Website
DBS Cruise Ferry
Royal Suite
¥42777
First Class
¥17650
Second Class
¥14060
Economy Class
¥11667

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