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There are 8 ways to get from Jecheon to Gwangju by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Osong Station Mugunghwa Jecheon / ...
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station SRT Suseo / ...

$30 - $42

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Bus Ko Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Wonju Express Bus Terminal to Gwangju

$17 - $30

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Jochiwon Station Mugunghwa Jecheon
  2. Take the train from Jochiwon Station to Gwangju Station ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...

$30 - $46

Bus via Yuseong  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Wonju to Cheongju
  2. Take the bus from Yuseong to Gwangju

$21 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Jecheon to Gwangju 200.8 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Chongju, fly to Gwangju  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Cheongju Airport Station
  2. Fly from Chongju (CJJ) to Gwangju (KWJ) CJJ - KWJ

$139 - $235

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Gwangju  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Cheongnyangni Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ

$46 - $128

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Yosu, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Cheongnyangni Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  3. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju

$65 - $175

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The cheapest way to get from Jecheon to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jecheon to Gwangju is to train which costs ₩33,000 - ₩48,000 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jecheon to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Jecheon and arriving at Gwangju via Wonju Express Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jecheon station to Gwangju station. However, there are services departing from Jecheon Station and arriving at Gwangju Station via Jochiwon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Jecheon and Gwangju is 249 km. The road distance is 321.2 km.

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The best way to get from Jecheon to Gwangju without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs ₩33,000 - ₩48,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Jecheon to Gwangju, including transfers.

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Jecheon to Gwangju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Wonju Express Bus Terminal station.

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Jecheon to Gwangju train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Jecheon Station.

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The best way to get from Jecheon to Gwangju is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs ₩33,000 - ₩48,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩19,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Jecheon to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Jecheon to Gwangju via Osong Station and Gwangju Songjeong Station in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Jecheon to Gwangju every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Chongju to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chongju to Gwangju via Cheju, Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
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 Chongju to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Chongju to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Chongju to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Jochiwon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Train from Jochiwon Station to Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$27
Standing
$23
Train from Jecheon Station to Cheongju Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$8
Standing
$7
Train from Jecheon Station to Cheongnyangni Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$21 - $23
First Class
$30 - $33
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Cheongnyangni Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $23
Economy Class
$8 - $27
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Wonju Express Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$20
Excellent Express
$27
Economy Express
$18
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Wonju to Cheongju
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Yuseong to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
$14
Economy Express
$10
bus Tago
Website
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

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There is no direct flight from Chongju Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Jecheon to Gwangju train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Gwangju Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jecheon to Gwangju is 321 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Jecheon to Gwangju.

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Jin Air, Jeju Air, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Chongju Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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

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