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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Jinju by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 17m

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

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Bus  •  3h 30m

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

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Jinju 321.5 km

Fly to Jinju  •  2h 33m

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

Fly 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

Fly to Yosu, train  •  4h 30m

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

Seoul to Jinju by train

51 Weekly Trains
3h 17m Average Duration
₩45,000 Cheapest Price
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Seoul → Jinju
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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 Jinju is 1339.

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

The social distance requirement in Jinju is 2 metres.

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

Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Seoul to Jinju is to bus, which costs ₩21,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jinju is to fly which costs ₩70,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 2h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Jinju Express Bus Terminal. 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 17m.

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The distance between Seoul and Jinju is 284 km. The road distance is 321.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jinju without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000.

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The train from Seoul Station to Jinju Station takes 3h 17m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Seoul to Jinju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express 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 17m and costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩21,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 3h 30m, you could also fly, which costs ₩70,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 2h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Jinju.
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  • Distance: 284.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

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 17m. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Jinju Express Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩21,000 - ₩32,000 and the journey takes 3h 30m. TxBus also services this route every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩37,000 - ₩130,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩44,000 - ₩220,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩37,000 - ₩130,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩120,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩44,000 - ₩230,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩41,000 - ₩230,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩60,000 - ₩180,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩41,000 - ₩230,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Jinju Station
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩45,000 - ₩70,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩45,000 - ₩65,000
Economy
₩49,000 - ₩70,000
First Class
₩70,000 - ₩100,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangyang Station to Jinju Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩3,200 - ₩4,200
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩3,200 - ₩3,400
Economy Class
₩3,700 - ₩4,200
Bus operators
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
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kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩31,800
Economy Express
₩21,400
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jinju
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩34,000
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
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

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Jinju Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Seoul to Jinju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Jinju Express Bus Terminal 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 322 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Seoul to Jinju.

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Jinju. Prices start at ₩117,500 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 - ₩2,900.

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