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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Ferry, train to Fukuoka, fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Incheon (ICN) FUK - ICN
  4. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$96 - $277

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Ferry to Kita Kyushu, fly to Incheon, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Incheon (ICN) KKJ - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$78 - $672

6 alternative options

Ferry to Kita Kyushu, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) KKJ - GMP

$236 - $669

Ferry to Ube, fly to Incheon, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Shimonoseki
  2. Fly from Ube (UBJ) to Incheon (ICN) UBJ - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$323 - $775

Ferry, train to Oita, fly to Incheon, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu
  3. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Incheon (ICN) OIT - ICN
  4. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$105 - $429

Ferry, train Korail  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the train from Mojiko to Yoshizuka
  3. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  4. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

$157 - $212

Ferry, train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the train from Mojiko to Yoshizuka
  3. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  4. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

$183 - $219

Ferry, bus  •  20h 33m

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Shimonoseki
  2. Take the ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
  3. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal

$121 - $164

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shimonoseki to Seoul is to ferry and train and fly which costs ¥10000 - ¥32000 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimonoseki to Seoul is to ferry and train and fly which costs ¥10000 - ¥32000 and takes 5h 31m.

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The distance between Shimonoseki and Seoul is 538 km.

The best way to get from Shimonoseki to Seoul without a car is to ferry and train which takes 10h 9m and costs ¥17000 - ¥24000.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Shimonoseki to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Air Seoul, T'way Air, Eastar Jet and four other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1836+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shimonoseki to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 336.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

There is no direct connection from Shimonoseki to Seoul. However, you can take the ferry to Mojiko, take the walk to Mojiko, take the train to Kokura, 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 Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Mojiko, take the walk to Mojiko, take the train to Kokura, take the walk to Kokura Station, take the bus to Kita Kyushu Airport, take the walk to Kita Kyushu airport, fly to Seoul Gimpo, take the walk to Gimpo Airport, then take the train to Seoul.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Oita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Oita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Ube to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
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 Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $800
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Oita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Ube to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $490
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
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 Mojiko to Yoshizuka
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$20 - $22
Economy Class
$23 - $26
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$45 - $49
First Class
$66 - $70
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ferry operators
Kanmon Line
Website
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Ganryujima to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
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
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$80
Ferst Class
$111
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249

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