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There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Osong Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station SRT Suseo / ...

$38 - $104

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Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Anyang to Gwangju

$18 - $27

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Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 20 min

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

$30

Train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$28 - $42

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal 186.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Gwangju  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ

$38 - $99

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju

$57 - $146

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal is to fly which costs ₩43,000 - ₩120,000 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Gwangju. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Gwangju Bus Terminal is 268 km. The road distance is 298.2 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs ₩43,000 - ₩120,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal, including transfers.

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Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs ₩43,000 - ₩120,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩33,900 and takes 3 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩43,000 - ₩120,000 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gwangju Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Gwangju station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal.
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  • Distance: 167.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Gwangju Bus Terminal, South Korea?

You can take a train from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal via Osong Station, Gwangju Songjeong Station, and Nongseong Station in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$79
Economy Class
$56
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Jangseong Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$31
Standing
$26
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$21 - $23
First Class
$30 - $33
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Anyang to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Anyang to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Seoul to Gwangju Bus Terminal.

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Asiana Airlines offers flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Gwangju Bus Terminal. Prices start at $30 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 ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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