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There are 9 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to South Korea by plane, bus, train, ferry or subway

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Fly to Gimhae  •  2h 16m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Gimhae (PUS) PVG - PUS

$103 - $394

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Fly to Daegu  •  2h 1m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Daegu (TAE) PVG - TAE

$118 - $454

Fly to Incheon  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Incheon (ICN) PVG - ICN

$129 - $362

Fly to Gwangju  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Gwangju (KWJ) PVG - KWJ

$264 - $285

Fly to Muan, bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Muan (MWX) PVG - MWX
  2. Take the bus from Muan Int'l Airport to Gwangju

$218 - $430

Train, ferry  •  28h 29m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yantai
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  3. Take the train from Pyeongtaek Station to Seoul Station

$253 - $377

Train, ferry, subway  •  30h 25m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yantai
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

$206 - $431

Bus, ferry, subway  •  35h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Xinpu
  2. Take the ferry from Lianyungang to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

$142 - $337

Bus, ferry  •  36h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Hutie Terminal to Jianshejie Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to The plaza Hotel

$183 - $311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to South Korea is to fly which costs ¥850 - ¥2600 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to South Korea is to fly which costs ¥800 - ¥3200 and takes 2h 1m.

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The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and South Korea is 826 km.

The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to South Korea without a car is to train and ferry which takes 28h 29m and costs ¥1700 - ¥2700.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to South Korea, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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South Korea is 1h ahead of Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG). It is currently 10:40 PM in Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and 11:40 PM in South Korea.

Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in South Korea. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to South Korea.
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  • Distance: 516.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China and South Korea?

Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and two other airlines fly from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Busan 4 times a day.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Daegu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Muan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Yantai
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $170
Business Class Seat
$280 - $330
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Pyeongtaek Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$4 - $5
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Pyeongtaek Staion to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$5
Standing
$5
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Muan Int'l Airport to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Xinpu
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Shanghai Hutie Terminal to Jianshejie Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to The plaza Hotel
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$213
Royal
$151
Deluxe
$133
Han Joong Ferry Lines
Phone
+82 32 891 8880
Website
hanjoongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Yantai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
$297
SPE
$124
FST
$106
LYG C-K Ferry Co
Phone
+82 32 770 3700
Website
lygferry.com
Ferry from Lianyungang to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Schedules at
lygferry.com
VIP
$292
Royal Suite
$195
Royal
$137
First Class
$115
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$213
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$120
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$115
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$111
ECO2
$106

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