There are 7 ways to get from Guangzhou to Gwangju by plane, train, ferry, subway, bus 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.

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Fly Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju  •  10h 47m

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Gwangju (KWJ) CAN - KWJ

₩172,063 - ₩757,131

Cheapest option

Train to Hong Kong, fly to Gwangju  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to West Kowloon Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Gwangju (KWJ) HKG - KWJ

₩159,733 - ₩539,231

5 alternative options

Fly Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Incheon (ICN) CAN - ICN
  2. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station

₩226,663 - ₩520,731

Train, ferry  •  34h 10m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Changsha South
  2. Take the train from Changsha South to Yantai
  3. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  4. Take the train from Jije Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station

₩341,333 - ₩489,831

Train, ferry, subway  •  35h 58m

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Qingdao
  2. Take the ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
  3. Take the subway from Incheon Station to Yongsan Station 1
  4. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station

₩314,533 - ₩406,731

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Nanjing
  2. Take the bus from Nanjing to Rizhao
  3. Take the ferry from Rizhao Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  4. Take the bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
  5. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gwangju

₩262,523 - ₩282,273

Drive  •  38h 43m

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Gwangju Songjeong 3681.5 km

₩500,000 - ₩800,000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Gwangju is to bus and ferry which costs ¥1500 - ¥1700 and takes 2 days 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Gwangju is to fly and train which costs ¥1300 - ¥3200 and takes 9h 43m.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Gwangju is 1881 km. The road distance is 3681.5 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Gwangju without a car is to train and ferry which takes 34h 10m and costs ¥2000 - ¥3000.

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It takes approximately 10h 47m to get from Guangzhou to Gwangju, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Gwangju is 1h ahead of Guangzhou. It is currently 7:34 AM in Guangzhou and 8:34 AM in Gwangju.

Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Gwangju is 3682 km. It takes approximately 38h 43m to drive from Guangzhou to Gwangju.

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Cathay Dragon, Spring Airlines, Air Busan and five other airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 1881.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 47m

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Gwangju, South Korea?

Asiana Airlines, Air Busan and 11 other airlines fly from Guangzhou to Gwangju hourly.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Gimhae, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₩390,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Beijing Capital, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Tianjin Binhai, Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Osaka Kansai, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Hong Kong to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩2200,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩900,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩900,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Dalian
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩750,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₩240,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩260,000 - ₩800,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Tianjin Binhai, Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩320,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Gwangju via Hong Kong, Cheju
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩750,000
Flights from Hong Kong to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩160,000 - ₩700,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩700,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩800,000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩800,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Incheon via Weihai
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩800,000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩14,000 - ₩37,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩14,000 - ₩18,000
1st Class Seat
₩23,000 - ₩28,000
Business Class Seat
₩50,000 - ₩65,000
Train from Guangzhou South to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩41,000 - ₩75,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩41,000 - ₩55,000
1st Class Seat
₩70,000 - ₩85,000
Business Class Seat
₩130,000 - ₩170,000
Train from Changsha South to Yantai
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩160,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩120,000 - ₩160,000
1st Class Seat
₩210,000 - ₩260,000
Business Class Seat
₩390,000 - ₩480,000
Train from Guangzhou South to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
12h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩200,000
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
₩150,000 - ₩200,000
1st Class Seat
₩260,000 - ₩310,000
Business Class Seat
₩480,000 - ₩600,000
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩50,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩68,838
Economy Class
₩49,197
Non-reserved Seat
₩41,785
Train from Yongsan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩38,000 - ₩55,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩74,300
Economy Class
₩53,100
Non-reserved Seat
₩45,100
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Jije Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩65,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩30,000 - ₩42,000
First Class
₩44,000 - ₩65,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon Station to Yongsan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,800 - ₩2,000
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩64,288
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanjing to Rizhao
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩21,985
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Pyeongtaek to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩7,500
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩32,000
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Late-Night Premium
₩31,600
Excellent Express
₩26,100
Economy Express
₩17,600
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩150,000
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
₩316,300
Royal
₩141,300
Deluxe
₩125,300
Weidong Ferry
Phone
+82 32 770 8000
Website
weidong.com
Ferry from Qingdao to Incheon Int'l Port
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩120,000 - ₩140,000
Schedules at
weidong.com
Deluxe Royal
₩180,000
Royal
₩160,000
Business
₩140,000
Economy
₩120,000
Rizhao Haitong Ferry Co Ltd
Phone
+82 31 686 5896/5897
Website
rizhaoferry.co.kr
Ferry from Rizhao Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₩150,000
Schedules at
rizhaoferry.co.kr
Deluxe
₩150,000

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