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There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Jinju by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Jinju Station KTX Seoul

₩45,000 - ₩70,000

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Bus  •  3h 30m

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

₩21,000 - ₩36,000

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Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Jinju 322.8 km

₩46,000 - ₩70,000

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Jinju  •  2h 37m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN

₩169,957 - ₩515,369

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae, bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Jinju

₩26,057 - ₩98,469

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Yosu, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take the train from Gwangyang Station to Jinju Station

₩41,957 - ₩77,169

Bus to Incheon, fly to Gimhae, bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Jinju

₩120,100 - ₩2126,100

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Jinju is to bus which costs ₩21,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jinju is to fly which costs ₩170,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 2h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal and arriving at Jinju. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Jinju Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 16m.

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The distance between Seoul and Jinju is 284 km. The road distance is 322.8 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jinju without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000.

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The train from Seoul Station to Jinju Station takes 3h 16m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Seoul to Jinju bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jinju is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩21,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3h 30m, you could also fly, which costs ₩170,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 2h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Jinju.
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  • Distance: 284.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul Station to Jinju Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₩45,000 - ₩70,000 and the journey takes 3h 16m. Alternatively, TxBus operates a bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jinju every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ₩36,000 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Ko Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩490,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩130,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩150,000 - ₩500,000
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩600,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩20,000 - ₩85,000
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩410,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩95,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩19,000 - ₩120,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩110,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩90,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Jinju Station
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩45,000 - ₩70,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩49,000 - ₩70,000
Standing
₩45,000 - ₩65,000
First Class
₩70,000 - ₩100,000
Economy Class
₩57,600
Non-reserved Seat
₩49,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangyang Station to Jinju Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩3,000 - ₩3,800
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩3,000 - ₩3,400
Economy Class
₩3,600 - ₩3,800
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jinju
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩36,000
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Jinju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩21,000 - ₩32,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩31,300
Economy Express
₩21,100
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₩10,100
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Four Seasons Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Jinju Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Seoul to Jinju bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Jinju station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Jinju is 323 km. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Seoul to Jinju.

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Korean Air offers flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Jinju Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Jinju. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩1,900 - ₩3,400.

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