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There are 7 ways to get from Gimpo International Airport to Busan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Gimhae, train  •  1h 47m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the train from Gupo Station to Busan Station

$17 - $35

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Fly to Ulsan, train  •  2h 31m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN
  2. Take the train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station

$31 - $45

Fly to Daegu, train  •  1h 53m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Daegu (TAE) GMP - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station

$46 - $296

Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul / ...

$22 - $63

Train via Suseo SRT  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station SRT Suseo

$47 - $73

Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal

$26 - $40

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Gimpo International Airport to Sasang Bus Terminal 259.5 miles

$50 - $75

Gimpo International Airport to Busan by train

The train journey time between Gimpo International Airport and Busan is around 3h 52m and covers a distance of around 274 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 41m. Operated by AREX, Korail and Korail Mugunghwa, the Gimpo International Airport to Busan train service departs from Gimpo Airport and arrives in Busan Station. Typically 451 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 52m
Fastest train time:
2h 41m
Trains per week:
451
Cheapest price:
$22
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
22:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gimpo International Airport to Busan train schedules

Gimpo International Airport → Busan
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The cheapest way to get from Gimpo International Airport to Busan is to fly and train which costs ₩18,000 - ₩39,000 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Gimpo International Airport to Busan is to fly and train which costs ₩18,000 - ₩39,000 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gimpo International Airport to Busan. However, there are services departing from Gimpo Airport Domestic Terminal and arriving at Busan Central Bus Termnal via Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gimpo International Airport to Busan station. However, there are services departing from Gimpo Airport and arriving at Busan Station via Seoul Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between Gimpo International Airport and Busan is 211 miles. The road distance is 259.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Gimpo International Airport to Busan without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs ₩24,000 - ₩70,000.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Gimpo International Airport to Busan, including transfers.

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Gimpo International Airport to Busan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) station.

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Gimpo International Airport to Busan train services, operated by Korail, depart from Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Gimpo International Airport to Busan is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs ₩24,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩28,000 - ₩45,000 and takes 5h 9m.

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  • Distance: 211.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Gimpo International Airport (GMP), 112 Haneul-gil, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea and Busan, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul Station to Busan Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 2h 41m. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $55
Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gupo Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$1 - $2
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
$5 - $6
Economy Class
$6 - $8
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
$20 - $22
Economy Class
$24 - $26
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gupo Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $3
Economy
$1 - $3
First Class
$3 - $6
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $7
Economy
$5 - $8
First Class
$8 - $13
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
$10 - $15
Economy
$11 - $17
First Class
$17 - $25
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
$35 - $55
Economy
$40 - $60
First Class
$60 - $85
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
$6 - $7
First Class
$8 - $11
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $22
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
$45 - $48
First Class
$65 - $69
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Busan Central Bus Termnal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
$33
Economy Express
$22

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Gimpo International Airport to Busan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Busan Central Bus Termnal station.

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Gimpo International Airport to Busan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Busan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gimpo International Airport to Busan is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Gimpo International Airport to Busan.

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T'way Air, Air Seoul, Jin Air and three other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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