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There are 6 ways to get from Mokpo to Seoul by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Mokpo Station to Gwangmyeong Station KTX Mokpo

₩49,307 - ₩55,145

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mokpo to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal

₩22,000 - ₩33,000

4 alternative options

Bus via Gwangju  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Mokpo to Gwangju
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal

₩27,500 - ₩37,500

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Mokpo to Seoul Express bus terminal 352.6 km

₩50,000 - ₩75,000

Fly from Muan  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Muan (MWX) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) MWX - GMP

₩63,015 - ₩163,718

Train to Gwangju, fly  •  3h 13m

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

₩22,930 - ₩60,019

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The cheapest way to get from Mokpo to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Mokpo to Seoul is to train which costs ₩49,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mokpo and arriving at Seoul Central City Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mokpo station to Seoul station. However, there are services departing from Mokpo Station and arriving at Seoul Station via Gwangmyeong Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Mokpo and Seoul is 311 km. The road distance is 352.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mokpo to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs ₩49,000 - ₩55,000.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Mokpo to Seoul, including transfers.

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Mokpo to Seoul bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Mokpo station.

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Mokpo to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, depart from Mokpo Station.

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The best way to get from Mokpo to Seoul is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs ₩49,000 - ₩55,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩22,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 3h 50m, you could also fly, which costs ₩60,000 - ₩170,000 and takes 4h 9m.

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  • Distance: 310.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Mokpo, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Mokpo Station to Gwangmyeong Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩44,000 - ₩50,000 and the journey takes 2h 2m. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Mokpo to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost ₩22,000 - ₩33,000 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩85,000 - ₩270,000
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju, Gwangju
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩85,000 - ₩270,000
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩65,000 - ₩150,000
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju, Ulsan
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩150,000
Flights from Gwangju to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩120,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩27,000 - ₩120,000
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju, Yosu
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩120,000
Flights from Muan to Seoul Gimpo via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩32,000 - ₩150,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Gwangju to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩19,000 - ₩60,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Mokpo Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩44,000 - ₩50,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Train from Mokpo Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩12,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Mokpo Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩8,500 - ₩10,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩8,500 - ₩10,000
First Class
₩12,000 - ₩14,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Mokpo Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩3,600 - ₩4,400
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩3,600 - ₩3,900
Economy Class
₩4,200 - ₩4,400
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Mokpo to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩33,000
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩32,800
Economy Express
₩22,100
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Mokpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩8,500
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩19,000 - ₩29,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩28,100
Economy Express
₩19,000

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There is no direct flight from Muan Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Mokpo to Seoul bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Mokpo to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Gwangmyeong Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mokpo to Seoul is 353 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Mokpo to Seoul.

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Air Busan, Asiana Airlines and Jeju Air offer flights from Muan Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Mokpo to Muan Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs ₩34,000 - ₩41,000.

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