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There are 6 ways to get from Busan to Cheonan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 3m

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

$15 - $70

5 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  4h 10m

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

$18 - $28

Bus Masan Intercity Bus Terminal  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Masan to Cheonan

$18 - $23

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Busan to Cheonan 198.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Seoul Gimpo, train  •  3h 52m

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

$41 - $206

Fly to Incheon, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Incheon (ICN) PUS - ICN
  2. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Cheonan Asan Station

$159 - $728

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Cheonan is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Cheonan is to train which costs ₩17,000 - ₩80,000 and takes 2h 3m.

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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 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Busan Station station and arriving at Cheonan Asan Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Busan and Cheonan is 254 km. The road distance is 317.4 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Cheonan without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs ₩17,000 - ₩80,000.

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The train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station takes 2h 3m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Busan to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Busan Central Bus Terminal station.

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Busan to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Busan Station.

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The best way to get from Busan to Cheonan is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs ₩17,000 - ₩80,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩20,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 4h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Cheonan.
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  • Distance: 158.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

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

Korail operates a train from Busan to Cheonan hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Busan to Cheonan hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$88
Economy Class
$63
Train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$7
Standing
$6
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$15 - $21
Economy Class
$18 - $25
Train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Cheongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$17
Excellent Express
$23
Economy Express
$16
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Masan to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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The quickest flight from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Busan to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Cheongju Express Bus Terminal station.

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Busan to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Cheonan Asan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Cheonan is 317 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Busan to Cheonan.

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Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Cheonan. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Busan to Gimhae Airport is to subway which takes 2m and costs ₩1,300 - ₩1,500.

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