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

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  •  2 h 17 min

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

$25 - $76

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Gunsan Station Mugunghwa Seoul / ...

$11 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus Easy Ticket  •  2 h 30 min

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

$13 - $21

Bus TxBus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gunsan

$14 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Gunsan 130.7 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gunsan is to bus which costs ₩16,000 - ₩26,000 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gunsan is to drive which costs ₩28,000 - ₩42,000 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Gunsan is 178 km. The road distance is 209.2 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Seoul to Gunsan, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Gunsan. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Gunsan Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The nearest airport to Gunsan is Gunsan (KUV) Airport which is 11.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Chongju (CJJ) (108.5 km), Seoul (ICN) (165.2 km), Daegu (TAE) (173.6 km) and Seoul Gimpo (GMP) (175.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Gunsan.
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  • Distance: 111.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Gunsan via Iksan Station in around 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Gunsan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$71
Economy Class
$51
Train from Iksan Station to Gunsan Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Gunsan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$25
Economy Class
$22
Standing
$18
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Gunsan Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$1 - $2
Train from Yongsan Station to Gunsan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $13
Economy Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gunsan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gunsan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gunsan
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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