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

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 53 min

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

$19 - $24

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Train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$17 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus bus Tago  •  4 h 21 min

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

$19

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Gimhae to Gwangju 147.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Gwangju (KWJ) PUS - KWJ

$103 - $163

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The cheapest way to get from Gimhae to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩21,500 - ₩21,900 and takes 4 h 21 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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The best way to get from Gimhae to Gwangju without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs ₩21,000 - ₩28,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Gimhae to Gwangju, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Gimhae to Gwangju is to bus which takes 3 h 53 min and costs ₩21,000 - ₩28,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩19,000 - ₩49,000 and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩110,000 - ₩190,000 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gimhae Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gimhae to Gwangju is 236 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Gimhae to Gwangju.

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Jeju Air, Jin Air, Air Busan and two other airlines offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are 80+ 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 53 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 $15 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Sasang Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$18
Standing
$16
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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The best way to get from Gimhae to Gimhae Airport is to subway which takes 21 min and costs ₩1,200 - ₩1,500.

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