There are 5 ways to get from South Korea to Japan by plane, train, ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly from Daegu  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Fukuoka (FUK) TAE - FUK

$49 - $272

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Fly from Busan  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Fukuoka (FUK) PUS - FUK

$81 - $347

Train, ferry  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Shinagawa

$372 - $478

Train, car ferry, drive  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
  3. Drive from Osaka to Tōgendai Station
  4. Take the train from Odawara to Shinjuku(Jr)

$225 - $465

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 22 min

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

$284 - $366

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The cheapest way to get from South Korea to Japan is to fly which costs ₩55,000 - ₩310,000 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Korea to Japan is to fly which costs ₩55,000 - ₩310,000 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between South Korea and Japan is 1008 km.

The best way to get from South Korea to Japan without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13 h 28 min and costs ₩410,000 - ₩550,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from South Korea to Japan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Daegu Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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T'way Air and Air Busan offer flights from Daegu Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Japan. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Korea to Daegu Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₩9,000 - ₩12,000.

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Map of how to get from South Korea to Japan.
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  • Distance: 630.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between South Korea and Japan?

T'way Air and Air Busan fly from Daegu to Fukuoka twice daily.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Daegu to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Daegu to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$75
Economy Class
$54
Standing
$51
Japan Railways Shinkansen
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 Odawara to Shinjuku(Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
PanStar
Website
panstar.co.kr
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Osaka
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Schedules at
panstar.co.kr
2bed Deluxe Room
$281
2bed Junior Room
$219
Shared standard 2 berth cabin
$144
Shared standard 4 berth cabin
$125
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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