There are 5 ways to get from Asan to Gwangju by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

Train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station SRT Suseo / ...

$26 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
  2. Take the bus from Yuseong to Gwangju

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Train Korail Mugunghwa  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Onyang Oncheon Station to Iksan Station Mugunghwa / ...
  2. Take the train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station KTX Seoul / ...

$18 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Asan to Gwangju 135.2 miles

$26 - $40

Line 1 subway, train, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Onyang Oncheon Station to Asan Station
  2. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station
  3. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ

$51 - $114

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Asan to Gwangju is to train which costs ₩20,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 3 h 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Asan to Gwangju is to train which costs ₩29,000 - ₩90,000 and takes 2 h 16 min.

More details

The distance between Asan and Gwangju is 181 km. The road distance is 216.2 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Asan to Gwangju, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Asan to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Asan and arriving at Gwangju via Cheonan, Cheongju and Yuseong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

More details

What companies run services between Asan, South Korea and Gwangju, South Korea?

Suseo High Speed Railway operates a train from Asan to Gwangju every 3 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Korail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Asan to Gwangju via Cheonan, Cheongju, and Yuseong in around 5 h 2 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$35 - $50
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$10 - $12
First Class
$15 - $17
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$71
Economy Class
$51
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Onyang Oncheon Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $10
Economy Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yuseong to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Gunsan Bus Terminal
Website
tour.gunsan.go.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
gunsan.go.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from JFK to New York City, Need to know: Jadrolinija and Travelling around the UAE - to help you get the most out of your next trip.