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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, subway  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station SRT Suseo / ...
  2. Take the subway from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Geumnamro 5Ga Station line1-Green

$26 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
  2. Take the bus from Yuseong to Gwangju

$18 - $30

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Gwangju Station ITX-Saemaeul / ...

$24 - $35

Bus Ko Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Cheonan to Gongju
  2. Take the bus from Gongju to Daejeon
  3. Take the bus from Daejeon to Gwangju

$21 - $25

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Cheonan to Gwangju 131.9 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ

$51 - $114

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheonan to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheonan to Gwangju is to train and subway which costs ₩29,000 - ₩90,000 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Cheonan and Gwangju is 185 km. The road distance is 211 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Cheonan to Gwangju, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheonan to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Cheonan and arriving at Gwangju via Cheongju and Yuseong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheonan Station station and arriving at Gwangju Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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

Korail operates a train from Cheonan to Gwangju twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheonan to Gwangju via Cheongju and Yuseong in around 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$35 - $50
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$71
Economy Class
$51
Train from Cheonan Station to Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$30
Standing
$25
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Gwangju Metro
Website
gwangjusubway.co.kr
Subway from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Geumnamro 5Ga Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
gwangjusubway.co.kr
Bus operators
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yuseong to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Gunsan Bus Terminal
Website
tour.gunsan.go.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
gunsan.go.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Cheonan to Gongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gongju to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Gongju to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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