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

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Recommended option

Train, travel  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Namwon Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Travel from Namwon Station to Jirisan

Cheapest option

Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 46 min

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

$23

4 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Daejeon
  2. Take the bus from Daejeon to Hamyang

$25 - $28

Fly to Yosu, travel  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Travel from Yosu to Jirisan

Fly to Jinju, travel  •  3 h 14 min

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

Fly to Gwangju, bus, travel  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Namwon
  3. Travel from Namwon to Jirisan

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Jirisan is to bus which costs ₩25,600 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jirisan is to bus which costs ₩25,600 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Jirisan is 257 km.

The best way to get from Seoul to Jirisan without a car is to train and travel which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Seoul to Jirisan, including transfers.

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

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Korean Air and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Yosu Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Jirisan. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Seoul to Jirisan.
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  • Distance: 160.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Jirisan, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea?

Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Jirisan hourly. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Namwon Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$13 - $20
Economy Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Namwon Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Hamyang
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Namwon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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