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

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chungju Station to Daejeon Station Mugunghwa Jecheon
  2. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul / ...

$20 - $71

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Bus Masan Intercity Bus Terminal  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chungju to Masan
  2. Take the bus from Masan to Busan Sasang Bus Terminal

$17 - $21

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Bus ChungJu Bus Terminal  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chungju to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Int'l Airport

$24

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Chungju to Busan 179.3 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Seoul Gimpo, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chungju to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS

$48 - $205

Train, train to Incheon, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chungju Station to Osong Station
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangmyeong Station
  3. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

$171 - $740

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No, there is no direct bus from Chungju to Busan. However, there are services departing from Chungju and arriving at Gimhae Int'l Airport via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chungju station to Busan station. However, there are services departing from Chungju Station and arriving at Busan Station via Daejeon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Chungju and Busan is 231 km. The road distance is 286.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chungju to Busan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Chungju to Busan, including transfers.

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Chungju to Busan bus services, operated by ChungJu Bus Terminal, depart from Chungju station.

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

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The best way to get from Chungju to Busan is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Chungju to Busan bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Gimhae Int'l Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Chungju to Busan.
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  • Distance: 144.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Chungju to Busan via Daejeon Station in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chungju to Busan via Dongdaegu in around 3 h 34 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
1 h
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
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Chungju Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$71
Economy Class
$51
Train from Chungju Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$12 - $17
Economy Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
ChungJu Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.co.kr
Bus from Chungju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
cjterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Int'l Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Chungju to Masan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Masan to Busan Sasang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
masantr.com
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Chungju to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chungju to Busan is 287 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Chungju 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 589+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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