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

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Train  •  2 h 3 min

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

$15 - $70

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Bus Masan Intercity Bus Terminal  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheonan to Masan

$19 - $23

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$23 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cheonan to Busan 202.8 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Yeongdeungpo Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS

$41 - $206

Train, train to Incheon, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
  2. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  3. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

$149 - $720

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheonan to Busan is to bus which costs ₩21,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheonan to Busan is to train which costs ₩17,000 - ₩80,000 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheonan to Busan. However, there are services departing from Cheonan and arriving at Busan Sasang Bus Terminal via Masan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheonan Asan Station station and arriving at Busan Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cheonan and Busan is 254 km. The road distance is 324.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cheonan to Busan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs ₩17,000 - ₩80,000.

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The train from Cheonan Asan Station to Busan Station takes 2 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cheonan to Busan bus services, operated by Masan Intercity Bus Terminal, depart from Cheonan station.

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

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The best way to get from Cheonan to Busan is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs ₩17,000 - ₩80,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩21,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Cheonan to Busan.
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  • Distance: 158.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

Korail operates a train from Cheonan to Busan hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Masan Intercity Bus Terminal operates a bus from Cheonan to Busan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
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 Cheonan Asan Station to Busan 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 Cheonan Station to Yeongdeungpo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$6
Standing
$5
Train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$6
Standing
$5
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$35 - $50
First Class
$50 - $70
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheonan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$15 - $21
Economy Class
$18 - $25
Train from Cheonan Station to Yeongdeungpo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$4 - $5
Train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$5 - $6
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Cheonan to Masan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju Express Bus Terminal to Busan Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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

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Cheonan to Busan bus services, operated by Masan Intercity Bus Terminal, arrive at Masan station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheonan to Busan is 324 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Cheonan to Busan.

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Jeju Air, Air Busan and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are 538+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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