There are 5 ways to get from Daejeon to Gwangju by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

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

$20 - $25

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Line 107 bus, bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 107 bus from Jungangno Station exit 9 to Yuseong Bus Terminal 107
  2. Take the bus from Yuseong to Gwangju

$10 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Daejeon to Gwangju

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Daejeon to Gwangju 105.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Gwangju 105.3 miles

$20 - $30

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Daejeon and arriving at Gwangju. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seodaejeon Station station and arriving at Gwangju Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Daejeon and Gwangju is 137 km. The road distance is 168.5 km.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Gwangju without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs .

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The train from Seodaejeon Station to Gwangju Station takes 2 h 12 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Daejeon to Gwangju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Daejeon station.

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Daejeon to Gwangju train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Seodaejeon Station.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Gwangju is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Daejeon to Gwangju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gwangju station.

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Daejeon to Gwangju train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Gwangju Station.

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Map of how to get from Daejeon to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 85.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

Korail operates a train from Daejeon to Gwangju every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daejeon to Gwangju hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Cjbus
Phone
+82 42 544 0181
Website
dcjbus.com
Bus from Jungangno Station exit 9 to Yuseong Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dcjbus.com
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Yuseong to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
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kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
$14
Economy Express
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Daejeon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Jaeil Taxi
Phone
+8242-522-4061

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Yes, the driving distance between Daejeon to Gwangju is 168 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Daejeon to Gwangju.

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