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There are 7 ways to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Gwangju  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ

$41 - $94

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Train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$26 - $46

5 alternative options

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  2 h 56 min

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

$58 - $136

Train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Osong Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station SRT Suseo / ...

$38 - $108

Bus Easy Ticket  •  4 h 7 min

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

$35 - $37

Bus TxBus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Gwangju

$410 - $413

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju 197.7 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩39,000 - ₩42,000 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju is to fly which costs ₩46,000 - ₩110,000 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Gimpo Airport and arriving at Gwangju via Seoul Central City Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) and Gwangju is 268 km. The road distance is 316.4 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ₩43,000 - ₩130,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju, including transfers.

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Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju is to fly which takes 1 h 18 min and costs ₩46,000 - ₩110,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩43,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 3 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs ₩39,000 - ₩42,000 and takes 4 h 7 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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Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Gwangju station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 167.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP), South Korea and Gwangju, South Korea?

Asiana Airlines flies from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju via Seoul Station, Osong Station, and Gwangju Songjeong Station in around 3 h 30 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
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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trip.com
First Class
$79
Economy Class
$56
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 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
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
Bus operators
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
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$403
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju is 316 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Gwangju.

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

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