There are 7 ways to get from Beijing to Gwangju by plane, bus, train or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Gwangju  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Gwangju (KWJ) PEK - KWJ

$134 - $444

6 alternative options

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Yosu (RSU) PEK - RSU
  2. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju

$156 - $479

Fly to Busan, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Busan (PUS) PEK - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju

$163 - $240

Train, ferry via Jinan West  •  25 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Jinan West
  2. Take the train from Jinan West to Yantai
  3. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  4. Take the train from Jije Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station

$246 - $384

Train, ferry  •  29 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing to Dalian
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Gwangju Station

$173 - $328

Bus, ferry Qinin ferry  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Bawangfen to Qinhuangdao
  2. Take the ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the bus from Anyang to Gwangju

$136 - $278

Bus, ferry via Gangwan Square  •  37 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Gwangju

$541 - $685

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Gwangju is to fly and bus which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Gwangju is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥3100 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Beijing and Gwangju is 1067 km.

The best way to get from Beijing to Gwangju without a car is to train and ferry which takes 25 h 16 min and costs ¥1600 - ¥2700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Beijing to Gwangju, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Beijing Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Gwangju is 1 h ahead of Beijing. It is currently 4:10 AM in Beijing and 5:10 AM in Gwangju.

China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines and Korean Air offer flights from Beijing Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Airport is to subway which takes 30 min and costs ¥25.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 666.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Gwangju, South Korea?

Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and China Southern Airlines fly from Beijing to Gwangju every 3 hours.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Beijing to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Yosu via Busan, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Beijing to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Beijing to Busan via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Beijing to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Beijing to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Flights from Beijing to Busan via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Flights from Beijing to Busan via Seoul
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$95 - $110
Train from Jinan West to Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$60 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Jije Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Dalian
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$30
Standing
$26
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Anyang to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Bawangfen to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Anyang to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$409
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$216
Royal
$153
Deluxe
$135
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$216
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$122
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$117
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$113
ECO2
$108
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Qinhuangdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$225
First Class
$104

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