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There are 5 ways to get from Vladivostok to Seoul by train, plane, ferry or bus

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Train, fly to Incheon  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Vladivostok to Vladivostok International Airport
  2. Fly from Vladivostok (VVO) to Incheon (ICN) VVO - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩257,663 - ₩1109,963

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Train, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Vladivostok to Vladivostok International Airport
  2. Fly from Vladivostok (VVO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) VVO - GMP

₩185,363 - ₩606,863

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Ferry, train  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the ferry from Vladivostok to Donghae City Vladivostok
  2. Take the train from Mukho Station to Seoul Station KTX Gangneung

₩252,105 - ₩293,801

Ferry, bus  •  26h 4m

  1. Take the ferry from Vladivostok to Donghae City Vladivostok
  2. Take the bus from Donghae to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

₩244,105 - ₩280,801

Ferry, bus via Chuncheon  •  27h 19m

  1. Take the ferry from Vladivostok to Donghae City
  2. Take the bus from Donghae to Chuncheon
  3. Take the bus from Chuncheon to East Seoul Bus Terminal

₩255,805 - ₩283,501

Russia → South Korea
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International entry into South Korea from Russia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Russia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into South Korea from Russia

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Russia
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  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Brazil and South Africa

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Rules to follow in South Korea

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Considerations leaving from Russia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering South Korea from Russia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seoul is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Seoul is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Seoul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Russia from South Korea.

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Last updated: 17 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vladivostok to Seoul is to ferry and bus which costs RUB 16000 - RUB 19000 and takes 26h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Vladivostok to Seoul is to train and fly which costs RUB 17000 - RUB 75000 and takes 6h 9m.

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The distance between Vladivostok and Seoul is 742 km.

The best way to get from Vladivostok to Seoul without a car is to ferry and train which takes 25h 45m and costs RUB 16000 - RUB 20000.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Vladivostok to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vladivostok Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Seoul is 1h behind Vladivostok. It is currently 9:40 AM in Vladivostok and 8:40 AM in Seoul.

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, S7 Airlines and Korean Air offer flights from Vladivostok Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1304+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩100,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Vladivostok to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 742.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Vladivostok, Russia and Seoul, South Korea?

There is no direct connection from Vladivostok to Seoul. However, you can take the train to Vladivostok International Airport, take the walk to Vladivostok airport, fly to Incheon, take the walk to Incheon Int'l Airport T1, then take the train to Seoul. Alternatively, you can take the train to Vladivostok International Airport, take the walk to Vladivostok airport, fly to Seoul Gimpo, take the walk to Gimpo Airport, then take the train to Seoul.

Airlines
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Vladivostok to Seoul Gimpo via Daegu, Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩140,000 - ₩330,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Vladivostok to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩2200,000
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Vladivostok to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩3300,000
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Vladivostok to Incheon
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩80,000 - ₩310,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Vladivostok to Seoul Gimpo via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩48,000 - ₩75,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Vladivostok to Seoul Gimpo via Daegu
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩230,000
Train operators
Express Prymorya
Phone
7 4232450099
Website
expresspk.ru
Train from Vladivostok to Vladivostok International Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₩3,463
Schedules at
expresspk.ru
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 Mukho Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩25,000 - ₩39,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩25,000 - ₩36,000
Economy
₩28,000 - ₩39,000
First Class
₩41,000 - ₩60,000
Bus operators
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
Chuncheon Intercity Bus Terimnal
Website
chuncheonterminal.co.kr
Bus from Donghae to Chuncheon
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩21,000
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Chuncheon to East Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩7,700
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ferry operators
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+82 33 531 5611
Email
dbsferry@dbsferry.com
Website
dbsferry.com
Ferry from Vladivostok to Donghae City
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩260,000
Schedules at
dbsferry.com
Royal Suite
₩564,994
First Class
₩299,115
Second Class
₩254,802
Economy Class
₩227,106

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