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There are 4 ways to get from Gunsan to Gwangju by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gunsan Station to Iksan Station
  2. Take the train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
  3. Take the subway from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Geumnamro 5Ga Station

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Gunsan to Gwangju

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gunsan to Gwangju 75 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Gunsan to Gwangju 75 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gunsan to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Gunsan to Gwangju is to taxi which costs ₩100,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gunsan and arriving at Gwangju. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Gunsan and Gwangju is 93 km. The road distance is 120 km.

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The best way to get from Gunsan to Gwangju without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 26 min and costs ₩13,000 - ₩23,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Gunsan to Gwangju, including transfers.

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Gunsan to Gwangju bus services, operated by Jeonbuk Express, depart from Gunsan station.

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Gunsan to Gwangju bus services, operated by Jeonbuk Express, arrive at Gwangju station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gunsan to Gwangju is 120 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Gunsan to Gwangju.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 58.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

Jeonbuk Express operates a bus from Gunsan to Gwangju hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gunsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$1 - $2
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gunsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$10 - $12
First Class
$15 - $17
Gwangju Metro
Website
gwangjusubway.co.kr
Subway from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Geumnamro 5Ga Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
grtc.co.kr
Bus operators
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Gunsan Bus Terminal
Website
tour.gunsan.go.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gunsan.go.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Woonamdong
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Gunsan to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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