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There are 7 ways to get from Incheon to Gwangju by subway, train, bus, car or plane

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Line 1 subway, train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Ganseok Station to Yongsan Station 1
  2. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station KTX Seoul / ...

$33 - $94

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Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Incheon to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal to Gwangju

$20 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus via Gunsan  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Incheon to Gunsan
  2. Take the bus from Gunsan to Gwangju

$21 - $26

Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Gwangju Station ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...

$26 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Incheon to Gwangju 195.7 miles

$35 - $55

Subway, fly to Gwangju  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ

$39 - $100

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju

$58 - $147

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The cheapest way to get from Incheon to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩24,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Incheon to Gwangju is to subway and fly which costs ₩44,000 - ₩120,000 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Incheon to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Incheon and arriving at Gwangju via East Seoul Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Incheon and Gwangju is 257 km. The road distance is 313.1 km.

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The best way to get from Incheon to Gwangju without a car is to line 1 subway and train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs ₩36,000 - ₩110,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Incheon to Gwangju, including transfers.

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Incheon to Gwangju bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Incheon station.

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The best way to get from Incheon to Gwangju is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs ₩22,000 - ₩45,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩29,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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

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Incheon to Gwangju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gwangju station.

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Map of how to get from Incheon to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 160.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Incheon to Gwangju via Dong Seoul Bus Terminal and East Seoul Bus Terminal in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Incheon to Gwangju every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 54 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
smrt.co.kr
Subway from Ganseok Station to Yongsan Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Yeongdeungpo Station to Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$31
Standing
$26
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Incheon to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Incheon to Gunsan
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$19
Excellent Express
$25
Economy Express
$17
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
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 Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Incheon to Gwangju is 313 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Incheon to Gwangju.

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Asiana Airlines offers flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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