There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Chungbuk by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Korail  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Iksan Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the train from Iksan Station to Osu Station Mugunghwa Yongsan / ...

$49 - $63

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Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
  2. Take the bus from Jeonju to Jangsu

$29 - $42

5 alternative options

Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 34 min

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

$46 - $51

Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Osu Station Mugunghwa Yongsan / ...

$36 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Chungbuk 166.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Jinju, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN
  2. Take a taxi from Jinju to Chungbuk

$136 - $372

Fly to Yosu, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take the train from Yeocheon Station to Osu Station

$72 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul and Chungbuk is 228 km. The road distance is 266.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Chungbuk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Seoul to Chungbuk, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Chungbuk is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Jinju Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Chungbuk is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Seoul to Chungbuk.

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Korean Air offers flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Jinju Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Chungbuk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Chungbuk.
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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Chungbuk via Iksan Station and Osu Station in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Chungbuk hourly. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$24
Standing
$21
Train from Yeocheon Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$3 - $4
Train from Yongsan Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$14 - $21
Economy Class
$17 - $24
Train from Yeocheon Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $16
Economy Class
$6 - $19
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Namwon Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Jangsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Jinju to Chungbuk
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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