There are 5 ways to get from Busan to Gochang by bus, car, plane or train

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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Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Gochang

$22 - $27

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Bus via Jeonju  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Jeonju
  2. Take the bus from Jeonju to Gochang

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Gochang 175.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Gwangju, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Gwangju (KWJ) PUS - KWJ
  2. Take the train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station

$109 - $173

Fly to Gunsan, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Gunsan (KUV) PUS - KUV
  2. Take the bus from Iksan to Gochang

$99 - $205

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Gochang is to bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Gochang is to drive which costs ₩38,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Gochang. However, there are services departing from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal and arriving at Gochang via Gwangju. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Busan and Gochang is 215 km. The road distance is 281.2 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Gochang without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs ₩24,000 - ₩31,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Busan to Gochang, including transfers.

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Busan to Gochang bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal station.

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There is no direct flight from Busan Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Busan to Gochang bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Gochang station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Gochang is 281 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Busan to Gochang.

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Jeju Air, Jin Air, Air Busan and two other airlines offer flights from Busan Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Gochang. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Gochang.
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  • Distance: 134.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Busan to Gochang via Gwangju in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Busan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Busan to Gunsan via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Busan to Gunsan via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Busan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Busan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Busan to Gunsan via Cheju
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Busan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$5 - $7
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
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 - $23
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Gochang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Gochang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Intercity Bus
Website
intercity.kr
Bus from Iksan to Gochang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
intercity.kr

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