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There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Gimcheon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Daejeon Station  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station KTXSeoul-Pohang
  2. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station Mugunghwa Seoul / ...

$23 - $34

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

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

$11 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Gimcheon

$16 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Gimcheon 148.1 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gimcheon Station

$121 - $477

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gimcheon is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gimcheon is to drive which costs ₩32,000 - ₩48,000 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Gimcheon. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Gimcheon Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Gimcheon is 190 km. The road distance is 236.9 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gimcheon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs ₩25,000 - ₩39,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Seoul to Gimcheon, including transfers.

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Seoul to Gimcheon bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gimcheon is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs ₩25,000 - ₩39,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Gimcheon.
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  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Gimcheon via Daejeon Station in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Gimcheon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$32
Standing
$27
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$4 - $5
Train from Seoul Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $22
Economy Class
$13 - $25
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $5
Economy Class
$4 - $5
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Gimcheon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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The quickest flight from Incheon Airport to Daegu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Seoul to Gimcheon bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gimcheon station.

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Seoul to Gimcheon train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Gimcheon Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Gimcheon is 237 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Seoul to Gimcheon.

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Korean Air offers flights from Incheon Airport to Daegu Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Gimcheon. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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