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

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Train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station
  2. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Osong Station
  3. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station

$31 - $47

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station Mugunghwa Busan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yuseong to Gwangju

$16 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Gimcheon to Daejeon
  2. Take the bus from Daejeon to Gwangju

$18 - $22

Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station Mugunghwa Busan / ...
  2. Take the train from Seodaejeon Station to Gwangju Station ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...

$27 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Gimcheon to Gwangju 122.2 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Gimcheon to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Gimcheon and arriving at Gwangju via Daejeon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Gimcheon and Gwangju is 153 km. The road distance is 195.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju, including transfers.

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Gimcheon to Gwangju bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Gimcheon station.

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The best way to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gimcheon to Gwangju is 196 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Gimcheon to Gwangju.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Gimcheon to Gwangju via Daejeon Station, Osong Station, and Gwangju Songjeong Station in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gimcheon to Gwangju via Daejeon in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$5 - $6
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Seodaejeon Station to Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$24
Standing
$21
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$4 - $6
First Class
$6 - $8
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$21 - $23
First Class
$30 - $33
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimcheon to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustago.or.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
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
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
$14
Economy Express
$10

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