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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Seoul by plane or train

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Fly Sydney to Incheon, train  •  13h 57m

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

₩309,115 - ₩6021,415

3 alternative options

Fly Sydney to Seoul Gimpo  •  16h 38m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) SYD - GMP

₩516,815 - ₩1718,315

Fly Sydney to Daegu, train  •  18h 9m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Daegu (TAE) SYD - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station

₩586,915 - ₩1383,915

Train to Orange, fly to Incheon, train  •  26h 48m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Orange Station
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Incheon (ICN) OAG - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩715,908 - ₩1798,873

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Seoul is to fly which costs $600 - $2,100 and takes 16h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $360 - $7,500 and takes 13h 57m.

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The distance between Sydney and Seoul is 8329 km.

It takes approximately 13h 57m to get from Sydney to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 30m.

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Seoul is 1h behind Sydney. It is currently 8:38 AM in Sydney and 7:38 AM in Seoul.

Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Jetstar and three other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 8328.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 57m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Seoul, South Korea?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and five other airlines fly from Sydney to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩7500,000
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩7500,000
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Sydney to Daegu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩2800,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩1200,000 - ₩2200,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Sydney to Daegu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩900,000 - ₩2000,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩2700,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩4500,000
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩7500,000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1300,000 - ₩2300,000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1900,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩2200,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩3500,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Sydney to Daegu via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩7500,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2500,000
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1700,000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩1200,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Soekarno–Hatta
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩1300,000 - ₩2400,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1200,000
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Incheon via Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩1100,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2100,000
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩1100,000 - ₩2800,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩900,000 - ₩2300,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Phuket
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2700,000
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Orange to Incheon via Sydney, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩1300,000 - ₩4600,000
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/
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩60,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩31,000 - ₩44,000
Standing
₩29,000 - ₩41,000
First Class
₩46,000 - ₩85,000
Economy Class
₩57,597
Non-reserved Seat
₩48,997
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩19,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩15,500 - ₩15,700
Economy Class
₩18,200 - ₩18,500
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Orange Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩31,000 - ₩60,000
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
₩31,000 - ₩41,000
First Class
₩44,000 - ₩60,000

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