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There are 6 ways to get from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul by plane, train, ferry, subway, bus or car

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Fly to Incheon, train  •  4h 29m

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

₩230,542 - ₩263,995

5 alternative options

Fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) ULN - GMP

₩258,242 - ₩430,895

Train, ferry, subway via Jinan  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing K24
  2. Take the train from Beijing to Tangshan
  3. Take the train from Tangshan to Jinan West
  4. Take the train from Jinan West to Weihai North
  5. Take the ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
  6. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩397,011 - ₩489,370

Train, ferry, subway  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing K24
  2. Take the train from Beijing to Qinhuangdao Station
  3. Take the ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station 1

₩332,911 - ₩492,270

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing K24
  2. Take the bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Dalian Port to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Koreana Hotel

₩368,050 - ₩403,119

Drive  •  31h 31m

  1. Drive from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul 2647.7 km

₩380,000 - ₩600,000

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $190 - $230 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $190 - $230 and takes 4h 29m.

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The distance between Ulaanbaatar and Seoul is 1994 km. The road distance is 2647.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ulan Bator Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Seoul is 1h ahead of Ulaanbaatar. It is currently 8:16 PM in Ulaanbaatar and 9:16 PM in Seoul.

Yes, the driving distance between Ulaanbaatar to Seoul is 2648 km. It takes approximately 31h 31m to drive from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul.

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Korean Air, MIAT, Air China and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Ulan Bator Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1563+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Ulaanbaatar to Ulan Bator Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $5 - $7.

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Map of how to get from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 1994.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Seoul, South Korea?

Air Busan, Air China and three other airlines fly from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩210,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩460,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩400,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩180,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩210,000 - ₩500,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩440,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩550,000
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩450,000
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/
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩220,000
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Hard Sleeper
₩200,000 - ₩220,000
Soft Sleeper
₩290,000 - ₩320,000
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Tangshan
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩14,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩10,000 - ₩14,000
1st Class Seat
₩11,000 - ₩16,000
Train from Jinan West to Weihai North
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩40,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩30,000 - ₩40,000
1st Class Seat
₩41,000 - ₩60,000
Train from Beijing to Qinhuangdao Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩16,000 - ₩22,000
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩16,000 - ₩22,000
1st Class Seat
₩20,000 - ₩29,000
China Railways G-Class
Train from Tangshan to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩75,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩30,000 - ₩39,000
1st Class Seat
₩50,000 - ₩60,000
Business Class Seat
₩100,000 - ₩130,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to City Hall Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,900 - ₩2,400
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩27,269
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Koreana Hotel
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr
Ferry operators
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Weihai to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩180,000
Royal
₩160,000
Business
₩140,000
Economy
₩120,000
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩250,000
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
₩250,000
First Class
₩115,000
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Port to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩125,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
₩235,300
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
₩140,800
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
₩136,300
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
₩131,800
ECO2
₩127,300

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