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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju

$19 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus bus Tago  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Gimhae Int'l Airport to Gwangju

$19

3 alternative options

Bus via Masan  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju

$23 - $31

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Sasang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station Mugunghwa Bujeon

$21 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Gimhae to Gwangju 147.6 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Gimhae to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩21,600 - ₩21,900 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gimhae to Gwangju is to drive which costs ₩32,000 - ₩47,000 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Gimhae and Gwangju is 179 km. The road distance is 236.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Gimhae to Gwangju, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gimhae to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Gimhae and arriving at Gwangju via Masan and Busan Sasang Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gimhae to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Gimhae to Gwangju hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Gimhae to Gwangju once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Sasang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$22
Standing
$19
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae Int'l Airport to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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