There are 6 ways to get from Busan to Cheonan by train, bus, car 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  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station SRT Busan / ...

$35 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus via Masan  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Masan
  2. Take the bus from Masan to Cheongju
  3. Take the bus from Cheongju to Cheonan

$20 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Cheongju Express Bus Terminal

$23 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Cheonan 198.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Seoul Gimpo, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP
  2. Take the train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Cheonan Station

$41 - $206

Fly to Seoul, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Seoul (ICN) PUS - ICN
  2. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
  3. Take the train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station

$147 - $724

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Cheonan is to bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Cheonan is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs ₩40,000 - ₩100,000.

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The distance between Busan and Cheonan is 254 km. The road distance is 317 km.

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The train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station takes 1 h 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Cheonan. However, there are services departing from Busan Central Bus Terminal and arriving at Cheonan via Cheongju. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Busan Station and arriving at Cheonan Asan Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Cheonan, South Korea?

Suseo High Speed Railway operates a train from Busan to Cheonan hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Korail also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Busan to Cheonan hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Busan to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Busan to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$89
Economy Class
$64
Train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$6
Standing
$5
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$6
Standing
$5
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Cheongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Masan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
masantr.com
Bus from Masan to Cheongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Masan to Cheongju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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