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There are 7 ways to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Asan Station  •  2 h 18 min

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

$37 - $69

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Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Cheonan Station ITX-Saemaeul Busan / ...

$15 - $45

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

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

$23 - $28

Train Korail Mugunghwa  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Okcheon Station Mugunghwa Busan
  2. Take the train from Okcheon Station to Cheonan Station Mugunghwa Busan

$16 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Cheonan 198.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Seoul Gimpo, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP
  2. Take the bus from Gimpo Airport to Dangjin

$47 - $202

Fly to Incheon, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Incheon (ICN) PUS - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Gimpo Airport to Dangjin

$154 - $715

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do is to train which costs ₩18,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do is to train which costs ₩42,000 - ₩80,000 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do. However, there are services departing from Busan Central Bus Terminal and arriving at Cheonan via Cheongju. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Busan Station station and arriving at Cheonan Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Busan and Chungcheongnam-do is 255 km. The road distance is 317.4 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs ₩42,000 - ₩80,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do, including transfers.

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Busan to Chungcheongnam-do bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Busan Central Bus Terminal station.

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Busan to Chungcheongnam-do train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Busan Station.

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The best way to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs ₩42,000 - ₩80,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩26,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do.
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  • Distance: 159.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Busan to Cheonan hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Suseo High Speed Railway 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 Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
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
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$88
Economy Class
$63
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$38
Standing
$32
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 Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$15 - $22
Economy Class
$18 - $26
Train from Busan Station to Okcheon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$12 - $17
Economy Class
$14 - $20
Train from Okcheon Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Seosan Bus Terminal
Website
seosanbus.co.kr
Bus from Gimpo Airport to Dangjin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
seosanbus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Chungcheongnam-do is 317 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Busan to Chungcheongnam-do.

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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 three+ hotels available in Chungcheongnam-do. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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