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There are 8 ways to get from Shimane to South Korea by train, plane, subway, ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly to Gimhae  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Masuda to Shin-Yamaguchi
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Gimhae (PUS) FUK - PUS

$139 - $433

Cheapest option

Train to Yonago, fly to Incheon, subway  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Yasugi to Yonago
  2. Fly from Yonago (YGJ) to Incheon (ICN) YGJ - ICN
  3. Take the subway from Geomam Station to Incheon City Hall Station

$41 - $250

6 alternative options

Train, train to Kita Kyushu, fly to Gimhae  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Masuda to Shin-Yamaguchi
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Kokura
  3. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Gimhae (PUS) KKJ - PUS

$251 - $683

Train, train to Kita Kyushu, fly to Incheon  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Masuda to Shin-Yamaguchi
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Kokura
  3. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Incheon (ICN) KKJ - ICN

$120 - $732

Train, ferry  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the train from Matsue to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Hakata
  3. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  4. Take the train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station

$307 - $390

Ferry, train  •  21h 18m

  1. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae Sakaiminato
  2. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station KTX Gangneung

$155 - $459

Ferry, train, bus  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
  2. Take the train from Mukho Station to Taebaek Station
  3. Take the bus from Taebaek to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal

$151 - $437

Drive, ferry  •  12h 18m

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

$216 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shimane to South Korea is to train and fly and subway which costs ¥4500 - ¥29000 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimane to South Korea is to train and fly which costs ¥15000 - ¥49000 and takes 4h 59m.

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The distance between Shimane and South Korea is 448 km.

The best way to get from Shimane to South Korea without a car is to train and ferry which takes 12h 37m and costs ¥34000 - ¥44000.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Shimane to South Korea, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Fukuoka 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 Shimane to South Korea.
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  • Distance: 279.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Shimane, Japan and South Korea?

There is no direct connection from Masuda to Busan. However, you can take the train to Shin-Yamaguchi, take the train to Hakata, take the walk to 博多1番ホーム, take the subway to 福岡空港1番ホーム, take the walk to Fukuoka airport, fly to Gimhae, take the walk to Gimhae International Airport Station, take the subway to Sasang Station, take the line 2 Metro to Seomyeon Station, then take the line 1 Metro to Busan. Alternatively, you can take the train to Yonago, take the train to Yonago Airport(Jr), take the walk to Yonago airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, take the train to Geomam, take the walk to Geomam Station, then take the subway to Incheon.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Fukuoka to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Yonago to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Korea Express Air
Website
keair.co.kr
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $240
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Masuda to Shin-Yamaguchi
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsue to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hakata
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Kokura
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Okayama to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $160
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yasugi to Yonago
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$35
Economy Class
$25
Non-reserved Seat
$21
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Mukho Station to Taebaek Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$2 - $4
Economy Class
$3 - $4
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Taebaek to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
Ave. Duration
14h 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 Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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