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  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Iksan Station

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Train via Yongsan Station

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Iksan
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Iksan is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Iksan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Iksan is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Iksan is to bus which costs ₩13,000 - ₩20,000 and takes 2h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Seoul to Iksan is to train. Taking this option will cost ₩21,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 1h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Iksan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Iksan Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Seoul and Iksan is 180 km. The road distance is 197.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Iksan without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs ₩21,000 - ₩33,000.

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The train from Seoul Station to Iksan Station takes 1h 16m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Seoul to Iksan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Iksan train services, operated by Korail, depart from Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Iksan is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs ₩21,000 - ₩33,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩13,000 - ₩20,000 and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Iksan.
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  • Distance: 180.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul Station to Iksan Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost ₩21,000 - ₩33,000 and the journey takes 1h 16m. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Iksan hourly. Tickets cost ₩13,000 - ₩20,000 and the journey takes 2h 40m. bus Tago also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
+82 1544 7777(7788)
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩21,000 - ₩33,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩21,000 - ₩30,000
Economy
₩24,000 - ₩33,000
First Class
₩35,000 - ₩50,000
Train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩21,000 - ₩33,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩21,000 - ₩30,000
Economy
₩23,000 - ₩33,000
First Class
₩35,000 - ₩49,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩11,000 - ₩15,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩11,600 - ₩12,000
Economy Class
₩13,500 - ₩14,500
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Iksan
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩13,000 - ₩20,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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Excellent Express
₩19,700
Economy Express
₩13,500
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Iksan
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩13,500
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Iksan is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Seoul to Iksan.

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