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Recommended option

Train via Daejeon Station  •  2 h 18 min

  1. KTX Seoul
  2. ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...

$29 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

$17 - $22

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...

$22 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. 148.1 miles

$28 - $45

Train to Seoul, fly, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. ICN - TAE

$128 - $478

Fly from Seoul Gimpo, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. GMP - TAE

$66 - $212

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 18 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Gimcheon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$27
Standing
$23
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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 - $9
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
$17 - $22
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul and Gimcheon is 190 km. The road distance is 237 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gimcheon is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs ₩31,000 - ₩36,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Gimcheon Station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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.

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Seoul to Gimcheon, including transfers.