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There are 6 ways to get from Gunsan to Busan by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Iksan Station to Osong Station KTX Mokpo / ...
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul / ...

$41 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Gunsan to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station SRT Suseo / ...

$20 - $46

4 alternative options

Bus TxBus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Gunsan to Busan Central Bus Termnal

$26

Bus Gunsan Bus Terminal  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Gunsan to Gimhae

$25 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Gunsan to Busan 187.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Gunsan (KUV) to Gimhae (PUS) KUV - PUS

$65 - $128

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The cheapest way to get from Gunsan to Busan is to bus which costs ₩28,400 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Gunsan to Busan is to fly which costs ₩70,000 - ₩150,000 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gunsan and arriving at Busan Central Bus Termnal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Gunsan station to Busan station. However, there are services departing from Gunsan Station and arriving at Busan Station via Iksan Station and Osong Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Gunsan and Busan is 232 km. The road distance is 300.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gunsan to Busan without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs ₩46,000 - ₩95,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Gunsan to Busan, including transfers.

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Gunsan to Busan bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Gunsan station.

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Gunsan to Busan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Iksan Station.

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The best way to get from Gunsan to Busan is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs ₩46,000 - ₩95,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩28,400 and takes 4 h, you could also fly, which costs ₩70,000 - ₩150,000 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Gunsan to Busan.
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  • Distance: 144.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Gunsan, South Korea and Busan, South Korea?

You can take a train from Gunsan to Busan via Iksan Station and Osong Station in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, TxBus operates a bus from Gunsan to Busan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gunsan to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Gunsan to Gimhae via Cheju, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Gunsan to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gunsan to Gimhae via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$80
Economy Class
$57
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Iksan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$10 - $12
First Class
$15 - $17
Train from Osong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$45 - $65
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $22
Economy Class
$6 - $26
Bus operators
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Busan Central Bus Termnal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Gunsan Bus Terminal
Website
tour.gunsan.go.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gunsan.go.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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

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Gunsan to Busan bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Busan Central Bus Termnal station.

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Gunsan to Busan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Busan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gunsan to Busan is 301 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Gunsan to Busan.

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Jeju Air, Eastar Jet and Korean Air offer flights from Gunsan Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are 527+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gunsan to Gunsan Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩19,000.

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