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

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Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Osong Station KTX Busan / ...
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Iksan Station KTX Seoul - Mokpo / ...

$49 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus via Masan  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Masan Intercity Bus Terminal to Jeonju

$15 - $33

4 alternative options

Bus bus Tago  •  4 h 6 min

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

$16 - $24

Train via Sintanjin Station  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Sintanjin Station Mugunghwa Busan
  2. Take the train from Sintanjin Station to Iksan Station Mugunghwa / ...

$23 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Iksan 172.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Gunsan (KUV) PUS - KUV

$93 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from Busan to Iksan is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Iksan is to drive which costs ₩37,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Iksan. However, there are services departing from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal and arriving at Iksan via Jeonju. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Busan station to Iksan station. However, there are services departing from Busan Station and arriving at Iksan Station via Osong Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Busan and Iksan is 210 km. The road distance is 276 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Iksan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs ₩50,000 - ₩95,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Busan to Iksan, including transfers.

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Busan to Iksan bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Busan to Iksan is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs ₩50,000 - ₩95,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 4 h 6 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩100,000 - ₩230,000 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Busan Airport to Gunsan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Busan to Iksan.
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  • Distance: 131.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Busan to Iksan via Osong Station in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, bus Tago operates a bus from Busan to Iksan hourly. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
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
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
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
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$67
Economy Class
$48
Standing
$46
Train from Osong Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Sintanjin Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$23
Standing
$19
Train from Sintanjin Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$45 - $65
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Sintanjin Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$5 - $6
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
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
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Masan Intercity Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Masan to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Masan to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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