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There are 8 ways to get from Seoul to Wakayama by plane, train, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai, train

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka Kansai (KIX)
  2. Take the train from Izumisano to Wakayamashi

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Bus to Incheon, fly to Osaka Kansai

  1. Take the bus from Korean Air Building to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Osaka Kansai (KIX)

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Kobe, train

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Kobe (UKB)
  2. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi

Train, ferry

  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 Shin-Osaka
  4. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Maizuru
  3. Take the bus from Maizuru Ferry Terminal to Sannomiya Bus Terminal

Train, car ferry via Shimonoseki

  1. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki
  3. Take the car ferry from Kitakyushu to Tokushima
  4. Take the car ferry from Tokushima to Wakayama Kō

Drive, ferry

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Wakayama is to bus and fly which costs ₩140,000 - ₩390,000 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Wakayama is to fly and train which costs ₩280,000 - ₩1500,000 and takes 5h 11m.

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The distance between Seoul and Wakayama is 825 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Wakayama without a car is to train and ferry which takes 12h 48m and costs ₩350,000 - ₩460,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Seoul to Wakayama, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Asiana Airlines and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Wakayama. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩1,900 - ₩3,400.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Wakayama.
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  • Distance: 825 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Wakayama. 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 Izumisano, then take the train to Wakayama. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the walk to Incheon airport, fly to Osaka Kansai, take the walk to Kansai Airport, take the train to Izumisano, then take the train to Wakayama.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥220000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥55000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥230000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥200000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥230000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥240000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥33000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥49000 - ¥210000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥50000 - ¥230000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥55000 - ¥220000
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥55000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥25000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥41000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥65000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥27000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Incheon to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥70000
Train operators
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Izumisano to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥650
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Izumisano to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1200 - ¥1800
Reserved Seat
¥1300 - ¥1900
Green Seat
¥1600 - ¥2300
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2800
Reserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Green Seat
¥2700 - ¥3700
Train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2200 - ¥3200
Reserved Seat
¥2300 - ¥3300
Green Seat
¥3100 - ¥4300
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥6500
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
¥4100 - ¥6000
Economy
¥4400 - ¥6500
First Class
¥6500 - ¥9500
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥6500
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
¥4300 - ¥6000
Economy
¥4700 - ¥6500
First Class
¥6500 - ¥10000
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥25000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥2900
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
¥2300 - ¥2400
Economy Class
¥2700 - ¥2900
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
¥5300 - ¥5600
First Class
¥7700 - ¥8100
Bus operators
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Korean Air Building to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1627
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥2700
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
¥2623
Economy Express
¥1779
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Maizuru Ferry Terminal to Sannomiya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥2450
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.com
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥16000
Schedules at
jrbeetle.com
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Car ferry from Busan to Osaka International Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥21000
Schedules at
panstar.jp
Standard A
¥13000
Standard B
¥15000
Family Room
¥19500
Junior room
¥20800
Deluxe Suite
¥23000
Car
¥75000
Duwon Shipping.Co
Phone
+82 33 521 0661
Email
duwon@dwship.co.kr
Website
dwship.co.kr
Ferry from Donghae to Maizuru
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥17991
Schedules at
dwship.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
¥9500 - ¥13000
Schedules at
pukwan.co.kr
Suite
¥25513
Deluxe
¥17788
1st class
¥12706
2nd class
¥9657
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥13000
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
¥9000
First Class
¥12500
Deluxe
¥18000
Suite
¥28000
Ocean Higashikyu Ferry
Website
otf.jp
Car ferry from Kitakyushu to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
otf.jp
Nankai ferry
Website
nankai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Tokushima to Wakayama Kō
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2200
Schedules at
nankai-ferry.co.jp
Passenger
¥2200
Car
¥7500 - ¥26000

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