There are 3 ways to get from Changwon to Gwangju by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Changwon to Gimhae International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Changwon Jungang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station Mugunghwa Bujeon

$20 - $36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Changwon to Gwangju 134.8 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Changwon, South Korea and Gwangju, South Korea?

You can take a bus from Changwon to Gwangju via Gimhae International Airport, Gimhae International Airport Station, Gwangbeop Renecite Station, and Busan Sasang Bus Terminal in around 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Changwon to Gwangju once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Changwon Jungang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$23
Standing
$20
Bus operators
Sein Airport Limousine
Website
seintour.co.kr
Bus from Changwon to Gimhae International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
seintour.co.kr
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 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Changwon and Gwangju is 161 km. The road distance is 216 km.

The cheapest way to get from Changwon to Gwangju is to train which costs ₩21,000 - ₩39,000 and takes 4 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Changwon to Gwangju is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs ₩28,000 - ₩41,000.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Changwon to Gwangju, including transfers.