There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Seoul by plane, bus, train, ferry, night bus, car ferry 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  •  5 h 22 min

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

$127 - $612

Cheapest option

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Seoul, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Seoul (ICN) HND - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$99 - $393

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Seoul, bus  •  6 h 7 min

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

$120 - $339

Train, ferry  •  12 h 6 min

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

$401 - $516

Bus, ferry  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Yonago
  3. Take the ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
  4. Take the bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$316 - $334

Night bus, car ferry, train  •  35 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Izumi-Chūō
  2. Take the car ferry from Osaka to Busan Int'l port
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT

$272 - $468

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 26 min

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

$287 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Seoul is to train and fly and bus which costs ¥13000 - ¥38000 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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

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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 12 h 6 min and costs ¥44000 - ¥60000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min 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 2 h 20 min.

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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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The nearest airport to Seoul is Seoul Gimpo (GMP) Airport which is 15.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Seoul (ICN) (48.3 km) and Chongju (CJJ) (104.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 724.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul via Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$65
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$46 - $49
First Class
$67 - $71
Bus operators
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Yonago
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Donghae Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Izumi-Chūō
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Sakaiminato to Donghae
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$158
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
PanStar
Website
panstar.co.kr
Car ferry from Osaka to Busan Int'l port
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

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