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There are 6 ways to get from Shenyang to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, subway or bus

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Fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 20m

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

₩436,928 - ₩909,228

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Bus, ferry  •  23h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Shenyang to Huyue Kuaike
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Port to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Koreana Hotel

₩161,451 - ₩186,081

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Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Shenyang (SHE) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) SHE - GMP

₩554,628 - ₩756,128

Train, ferry, subway via Dalian  •  21h

  1. Take the train from Shenyang to Dalian
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Port to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩164,101 - ₩188,987

Train, ferry, subway  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the train from Shenyang North to Dandong
  2. Take the ferry from Dandong to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩169,287 - ₩197,188

Bus, ferry, subway  •  23h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Shenyang Taoxian Airport to Dandong
  2. Take the ferry from Dandong to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩170,651 - ₩184,651

China → South Korea
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International entry into South Korea from China

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of China
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into South Korea from China

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
This applies to arrivals from China
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  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil and South Africa

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Rules to follow in South Korea

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Considerations leaving from China

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering South Korea from China.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seoul is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Seoul is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Seoul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

No, but conditions apply when returning to China from South Korea.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shenyang to Seoul is to train and ferry and subway via Dalian which costs ¥950 - ¥1100 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Shenyang to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ¥2500 - ¥5500 and takes 5h 20m.

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The distance between Shenyang and Seoul is 559 km.

The best way to get from Shenyang to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry and subway via Dalian which takes 21h and costs ¥950 - ¥1100.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Shenyang to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shenyang Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Shenyang. It is currently 4:37 AM in Shenyang and 5:37 AM in Seoul.

China Southern Airlines and Korean Air offer flights from Shenyang Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1299+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩100,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Shenyang to Shenyang Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs ¥16.

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Map of how to get from Shenyang to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 559.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Shenyang, China and Seoul, South Korea?

Air China, Asiana Airlines and six other airlines fly from Shenyang to Seoul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shenyang to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩350,000 - ₩750,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenyang to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩350,000 - ₩750,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₩330,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩1200,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩1200,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩750,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenyang to Seoul Gimpo via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1168,064
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenyang to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩27,000 - ₩36,000
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩27,000 - ₩36,000
1st Class Seat
₩46,000 - ₩55,000
Business Class Seat
₩95,000 - ₩120,000
Train from Shenyang North to Dandong
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩24,000
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩18,000 - ₩24,000
1st Class Seat
₩30,000 - ₩36,000
Business Class Seat
₩65,000 - ₩80,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,900 - ₩2,400
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
China Railways D-Class
Train from Shenyang North to Dandong
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩29,000
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
₩15,000 - ₩21,000
1st Class
₩20,000 - ₩29,000
Bus operators
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Shenyang to Huyue Kuaike
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩16,841
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Koreana Hotel
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
Shenyang Taoxian International Airport
Website
lnairport.com
Bus from Shenyang Taoxian Airport to Dandong
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩15,123
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Ferry operators
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Port to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩125,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
₩235,300
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
₩140,800
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
₩136,300
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
₩131,800
ECO2
₩127,300
Dandong Int Ferry Co
Phone
+82 32 891 3322
Website
dandongferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dandong to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩145,000 - ₩155,000
Schedules at
dandongferry.co.kr
SUI
₩259,300
SUI-B
₩174,300
BUS-A
₩151,300
BUS-B
₩149,300
ECO
₩145,300

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