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There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, night bus, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) HND - GMP

$127 - $611

Cheapest option

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Incheon, train  •  6h 18m

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

$94 - $384

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Incheon, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Incheon (ICN) NRT - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

$115 - $330

Train, ferry  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station

$374 - $468

Night bus, ferry, train  •  34h 43m

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan
  2. Take the ferry from Osaka to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

$291 - $587

Bus, ferry  •  34h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Senri New Town
  2. Take the bus from Senri-newtown to Matsue Station
  3. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
  4. Take the bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$226 - $513

Drive, ferry  •  19h 26m

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

$285 - $366

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥38000 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥14000 - ¥70000 and takes 5h 22m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Seoul is 1159 km.

The best way to get from Tokyo to Seoul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13h 2m and costs ¥42000 - ¥55000.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Tokyo to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Star Flyer, Japan Airlines, Korean Air and two other airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Seoul Gimpo 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 Tokyo to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 724.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines and three other airlines fly from Tokyo to Seoul hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Okayama
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
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 Shinkansen
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
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
Nishi Tokyo Bus
Phone
042-623-1365
Website
nisitokyobus.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
JR Bus Kanto
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Senri-newtown to Matsue Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.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
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Osaka to Busan
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$142
2 Bed Cabin
$399
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$444
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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