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

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$24 - $29

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Bus Masan Intercity Bus Terminal  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Masan to Mokpo

$17 - $27

5 alternative options

Train via Osong Station  •  4 h 9 min

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

$61 - $137

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

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

$26

Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Sasang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station Mugunghwa Bujeon
  2. Take the train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Mokpo Station KTX Seoul / ...

$22 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Mokpo-si 187 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$110 - $187

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The cheapest way to get from Busan to Mokpo-si is to bus which costs ₩29,200 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Mokpo-si is to drive which costs ₩41,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal and arriving at Mokpo. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Busan station to Mokpo-si station. However, there are services departing from Busan Station and arriving at Mokpo Station via Osong Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Busan and Mokpo-si is 244 km. The road distance is 299.2 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Mokpo-si without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs ₩27,000 - ₩33,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Busan to Mokpo-si, including transfers.

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Busan to Mokpo-si bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal station.

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Busan to Mokpo-si train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Busan Station.

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The best way to get from Busan to Mokpo-si is to bus which takes 3 h 55 min and costs ₩27,000 - ₩33,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩65,000 - ₩160,000 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Mokpo-si.
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  • Distance: 152.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Mokpo-si, South Korea?

You can take a bus from Busan to Mokpo-si via Gwangju in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Busan to Mokpo-si via Osong Station in around 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$80
Economy Class
$57
Train from Osong Station to Mokpo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$73
Economy Class
$52
Train from Sasang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$18
Standing
$16
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Mokpo Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$24
Standing
$20
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
Train from Osong Station to Mokpo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$28 - $34
First Class
$40 - $50
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Mokpo Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$11 - $13
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 Mokpo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Mokpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Masan to Mokpo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
masantr.com

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Busan to Mokpo-si bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Mokpo station.

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Busan to Mokpo-si train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Mokpo Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Mokpo-si is 299 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Busan to Mokpo-si.

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

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There are 30+ hotels available in Mokpo-si. Prices start at $34 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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