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There are 8 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  •  7h 14m

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

$136 - $446

7 alternative options

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  9h 7m

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

$155 - $478

Fly to Gimhae, bus  •  8h 28m

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

$163 - $239

Fly to Muan, bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Muan (MWX) PEK - MWX
  2. Take the bus from Muan Int'l Airport to Gwangju

$238 - $758

Train China Railways G-Class, ferry  •  25h 6m

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

$241 - $374

Train, ferry via Dalian Harbour  •  28h 58m

  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

$172 - $328

Bus, ferry  •  32h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yantai
  2. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  3. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Gwangju

$210 - $305

Bus, ferry via Dalian Harbour  •  36h 58m

  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

$535 - $659

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Gwangju is to fly and bus which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 8h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Gwangju is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥3100 and takes 7h 14m.

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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 25h 6m and costs ¥1600 - ¥2600.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Beijing to Gwangju, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Gwangju is 1h ahead of Beijing. It is currently 4:30 AM in Beijing and 5:30 AM in Gwangju.

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

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There are 81+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30m 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: 7h 14m

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

Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and three other airlines fly from Beijing to Gwangju hourly.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Beijing Capital to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Yosu via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Beijing Capital to Yosu via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gimhae via Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gimhae via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Beijing Capital to Yosu via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Beijing Capital to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Beijing Capital to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gimhae via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $280
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Cheju
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Shanghai Pudong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Beijing Capital to Muan via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Yantai
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $75
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$190 - $230
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Jije Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $55
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Dalian
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $55
1st Class Seat
$55 - $80
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Muan Int'l Airport to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Yantai
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Beijing Station to Dalian Jianshejie Bus terminal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
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
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$403
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
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$213
Royal
$151
Deluxe
$133
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Dalian Harbour to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$213
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$120
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$115
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$111
ECO2
$106

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