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There are 3 ways to get from Gwangju to Seoul by subway, taxi or car

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Subway  •  42 min

  1. Take the subway from Gyeonggi Gwangju Station to Pangyo Station Gyeonggang
  2. Take the subway from Pangyo Station to Yangjae Station Sinbundang-Red

₩4,068 - ₩4,414

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gwangju to Seoul Express bus terminal 32.1 km

₩38,000 - ₩46,000

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Gwangju to Seoul Express bus terminal 32.1 km

₩4,600 - ₩7,000

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The cheapest way to get from Gwangju to Seoul is to subway which costs ₩4,000 - ₩4,500 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gwangju to Seoul is to taxi which costs ₩38,000 - ₩46,000 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gwangju station to Seoul station. However, there are services departing from Gyeonggi Gwangju Station and arriving at Nambu Bus Terminal Station via Pangyo Station and Yangjae Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Gwangju and Seoul is 30 km. The road distance is 32.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gwangju to Seoul without a car is to subway which takes 42 min and costs ₩4,000 - ₩4,500.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Gwangju to Seoul, including transfers.

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Gwangju to Seoul train services, operated by Seoul Metro, depart from Gyeonggi Gwangju Station.

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Gwangju to Seoul train services, operated by Seoul Metro, arrive at Yangjae Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gwangju to Seoul is 32 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Gwangju to Seoul.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 30.1 km
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea?

You can take a vehicle from Gwangju to Nambu Bus Terminal via Pangyo Station and Yangjae Station in around 42 min.

Train operators
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Gyeonggi Gwangju Station to Pangyo Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,400 - ₩1,550
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Pangyo Station to Yangjae Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,400 - ₩1,550
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Gwangju to Seoul Express bus terminal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
₩38,000 - ₩46,000
Icheon Happy Call
Phone
+82 31 631 2200
Icheon Call Taxi
Phone
+82 31 632 2000
Gyeonggi Call
Phone
+82 1588 0331
GG Call
Phone
+82 1688 9999

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