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There are 9 ways to get from South Korea to Beijing by subway, plane, train, ferry 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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Subway to Incheon, fly to Beijing Capital  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Beijing Capital (PEK) ICN - PEK

$106 - $348

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Subway to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Beijing Capital  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Beijing Capital (PEK) GMP - PEK

$136 - $347

Fly Gimhae to Beijing Capital  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Beijing Capital (PEK) PUS - PEK

$149 - $219

Subway to Incheon, fly to Tianjin Binhai, line 2 subway, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Tianjin Binhai (TSN) ICN - TSN
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Konggangjingjiqu Station to Tianjin station
  4. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South

$116 - $341

Train, ferry  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Pyeongtaek Station
  2. Take the ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
  3. Take the train from Yantai to Beijing South

$216 - $334

Subway, ferry, train China Railways G-Class  •  25 h 24 min

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

$170 - $387

Subway, ferry, train China Railways D-Class  •  25 h 56 min

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

$146 - $283

Subway, ferry, bus  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station 1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
  3. Take the bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Bawangfen

$120 - $251

Bus, ferry  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from The plaza Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  3. Take the bus from Gang Wan Qiao to Beijing

$150 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Korea to Beijing is to subway and ferry and train which costs ₩160,000 - ₩320,000 and takes 25 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Korea to Beijing is to subway and fly which costs ₩150,000 - ₩400,000 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between South Korea and Beijing is 1074 km.

The best way to get from South Korea to Beijing without a car is to train and ferry which takes 24 h 12 min and costs ₩240,000 - ₩380,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from South Korea to Beijing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Beijing Capital Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Beijing is 1 h behind South Korea. It is currently 3:30 AM in South Korea and 2:30 AM in Beijing.

China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and two other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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There are 1406+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Korea to Gimhae Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs ₩6,000.

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Map of how to get from South Korea to Beijing.
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  • Distance: 671.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between South Korea and Beijing, China?

Air China, Asiana Airlines and four other airlines fly from Busan to Beijing every 4 hours.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital via Incheon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Beijing Capital via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Gimhae to Beijing Capital via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Incheon to Tianjin Binhai via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Train operators
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
smrt.co.kr
Subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from City Hall Station to Incheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Tianjin Metro
Website
tjdt.cn
Subway from Konggangjingjiqu Station to Tianjin station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tjgdjt.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Tianjin to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $23
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Yantai to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Pyeongtaek Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$4 - $5
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dalian to Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qinhuangdao to Beijing Bawangfen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from The plaza Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Gang Wan Qiao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Pyeongtaek Port to Yantai Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times 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 Incheon Int'l Port to Yantai
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Schedules at
hanjoongferry.co.kr
VIP
$297
SPE
$124
FST
$106
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
16 h
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
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$221
First Class
$102

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