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There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Chungbuk by bus, train, 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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Bus Easy Ticket  •  3h 24m

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

$37 - $49

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Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  5h 56m

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

$29 - $42

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Train Korail  •  3h 26m

  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 - $57

Train  •  4h 6m

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

$36 - $50

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Chungbuk 166.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Jinju, taxi  •  3h 34m

  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  •  4h 21m

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

$76 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Chungbuk is to bus which costs ₩33,000 - ₩48,000 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Chungbuk is to drive which costs ₩36,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2h 58m.

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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 bus which takes 3h 24m and costs ₩41,000 - ₩55,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Seoul to Chungbuk, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Chungbuk is to bus which takes 3h 24m and costs ₩41,000 - ₩55,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩55,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 3h 26m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Chungbuk is 267 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m 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 nine+ hotels available in Chungbuk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Chungbuk.
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  • Distance: 142.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Chungbuk hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Chungbuk via Iksan Station and Osu Station in around 3h 26m.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55m
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
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Yeocheon Station to Namwon Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Osu Station
Ave. Duration
45m
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
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$14 - $21
Economy Class
$17 - $24
Train from Yeocheon Station to Namwon Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$5 - $6
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Namwon Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$16
Excellent Express
$21
Economy Express
$14
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
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bustago.or.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Jangsu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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(South Seoul) to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
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
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Jinju to Chungbuk
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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