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

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$11 - $90

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Bus Easy Ticket  •  2 h 40 min

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

$17

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Iksan

$12 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Iksan 128.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Iksan Station

$48 - $112

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Iksan is to train which costs ₩13,000 - ₩110,000 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Iksan is to train which costs ₩13,000 - ₩110,000 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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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 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Iksan Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Iksan is 180 km. The road distance is 205.6 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Iksan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs ₩13,000 - ₩110,000.

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The train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Iksan is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs ₩13,000 - ₩110,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩19,200 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Iksan.
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  • Distance: 112.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Iksan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $28 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Iksan hourly. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 2 h 40 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
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $12
Economy Class
$13 - $15
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$10 - $12
First Class
$15 - $17
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Iksan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Iksan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr

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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 Iksan bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, 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 206 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Seoul to Iksan.

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

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There are 188+ hotels available in Iksan. Prices start at $34 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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