There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Gwangju by subway, taxi or car

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Subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the subway from Gangnam Station to Pangyo Station Sinbundang-Red
  2. Take the subway from Pangyo Station to Gyeonggi Gwangju Station Gyeonggang

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Subway via City Hall Station  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Gangnam Station 2-Green
  2. Take the subway from Gangnam Station to Pangyo Station Sinbundang-Red

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul to Gwangju 25.3 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Gwangju 25.3 miles

$4 - $8

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The distance between Seoul and Gwangju is 30 km. The road distance is 40.4 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gwangju without a car is to subway which takes 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Seoul to Gwangju, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Gwangju is 40 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Seoul to Gwangju.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea?

There is no direct connection from Seoul to Gwangju. However, you can take the subway to Pangyo Station then take the subway to Gyeonggi Gwangju Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seoul to Gwangju via Gangnam Station and Pangyo Station in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
smrt.co.kr
Subway from Gangnam Station to Pangyo Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Pangyo Station to Gyeonggi Gwangju Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from City Hall Station to Gangnam Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr
Kakao taxi
Website
kakao.com

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