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There are 8 ways to get from Tokyo to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, car ferry, 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

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

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Incheon, train

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

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Fly Tokyo Haneda to Incheon, train

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

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Seoul Gimpo

  1. Take the train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP)

Train, ferry

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

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kokura
  2. Take the car ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
  3. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Namba OCAT
  3. Take the bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Maizuru Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Maizuru to Donghae
  5. Take the bus from Donghae to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

Drive, ferry

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

Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) flights

The flight time between Tokyo Haneda (HND) and Seoul Gimpo (GMP) is around 3h 19m and covers a distance of around 1180 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. Services are operated by Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Japan Airlines and others. Typically 49 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

49 Weekly Planes
3h 19m Average Duration
₩323,153 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥35000 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Seoul is to fly which costs ¥20000 - ¥130000 and takes 5h 24m.

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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 12h 36m and costs ¥46000 - ¥60000.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m 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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Korean Air, Japan Airlines, Star Flyer and two other airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1070+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩115,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 1159.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and three other airlines fly from Tokyo to Seoul every 4 hours.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩330,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩330,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2200,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩3000,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2500,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩370,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩3000,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via Okayama
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩3000,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩3100,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Takamatsu, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2500,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩340,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩290,000 - ₩650,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2200,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩310,000 - ₩950,000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1300,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩750,000
ZIPAIR Tokyo
Website
zipairtokyo.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩420,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩650,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩430,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩1300,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩350,000 - ₩750,000
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/
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩31,000 - ₩50,000
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
₩31,000 - ₩37,000
Green Seat (First Class)
₩45,000 - ₩50,000
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩230,000 - ₩320,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩230,000 - ₩310,000
Reserved seat
₩250,000 - ₩320,000
Green seat
₩330,000 - ₩440,000
Train from Tokyo to Kokura
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩300,000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
₩220,000 - ₩300,000
Reserved seat
₩240,000 - ₩300,000
Green seat
₩310,000 - ₩420,000
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩80,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩52,000 - ₩55,000
First Class
₩75,000 - ₩79,000
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩42,000 - ₩65,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩42,000 - ₩60,000
Economy
₩46,000 - ₩65,000
First Class
₩65,000 - ₩95,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩28,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩22,500 - ₩24,000
Economy Class
₩26,500 - ₩28,000
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Phone
03-3844-0489
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩32,000 - ₩80,000
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Namba OCAT
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩8,966
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
Book at
willerexpress.com
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Maizuru Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩24,406
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Donghae to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩26,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩25,800
Economy Express
₩17,500
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.com
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩159,387
Schedules at
jrbeetle.com
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩85,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
₩89,655
First Class
₩124,521
Deluxe
₩179,310
Suite
₩278,926
Pukwan ferry
Website
pukwan.co.kr
Car ferry from Shimonoseki to Busan Int'l port
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩95,000 - ₩130,000
Schedules at
pukwan.co.kr
Suite
₩251,000
Deluxe
₩175,000
1st class
₩125,000
2nd class
₩95,000
Duwon Shipping.Co
Phone
+82 33 521 0661
Email
duwon@dwship.co.kr
Website
dwship.co.kr
Ferry from Maizuru to Donghae
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₩177,000
Schedules at
dwship.co.kr

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