There are 6 ways to get from Cheongju-si to Busan by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  3 h 57 min

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

$21 - $29

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Line 407 bus, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 407 bus from Cheongju Airport to Sintanjin Station 407 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sintanjin Station to Busan Station Mugunghwa Seoul

$14 - $24

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 59 min

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

$34 - $69

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cheongju-si to Busan 176.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Chongju  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chongju (CJJ) to Gimhae (PUS) CJJ - PUS

$98 - $200

Bus to Incheon, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheongju to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

$162 - $725

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheongju-si to Busan. However, there are services departing from Namcheongju and arriving at Busan Central Bus Terminal via Cheongju Express Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Cheongju-si and Busan is 220 km. The road distance is 282.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cheongju-si to Busan without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Cheongju-si to Busan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cheongju-si to Busan is to bus which takes 3 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 14 min.

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

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Cheongju-si to Busan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Busan Central Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheongju-si to Busan is 282 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Cheongju-si to Busan.

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Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet and three other airlines offer flights from Chongju Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cheongju-si to Busan.
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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Cheongju-si to Busan hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Cheongju-si to Busan hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Suseo High Speed Railway also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Cheju, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
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 Chongju to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Flights from Chongju to Gimhae via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$80
Economy Class
$57
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 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 Busan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$13 - $19
Economy Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
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
TaeYoung Limousine
Website
tygr.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju Airport to Sintanjin Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
airport.co.kr
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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The best way to get from Cheongju-si to Chongju Airport is to line 407 bus which takes 24 min and costs .

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