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

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Recommended option

Train via Osong Station  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station ITX-Saemaeul Busan / ...
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station KTX Seoul - Mokpo

$38 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

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

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 19 min

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

$25 - $31

Train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$31 - $42

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Gimcheon to Gwangju 122.2 miles

$23 - $35

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 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gimcheon to Gwangju via Daejeon in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gimcheon Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Gimcheon Station to Sintanjin Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Sintanjin Station to Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$25
Standing
$21
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
$7
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Yuseong to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gimcheon to Gwangju?

The distance between Gimcheon and Gwangju is 153 km. The road distance is 196 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju?

The cheapest way to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩19,000 - ₩25,000 and takes 4 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju?

The quickest way to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs ₩25,000 - ₩37,000.

Is there a direct train between Gimcheon and Gwangju?

No, there is no direct train from Gimcheon to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Gimcheon Station and arriving at Gwangju Station via Sintanjin Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Gimcheon and Gwangju?

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 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju?

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Gimcheon to Gwangju, including transfers.