There are 8 ways to get from Seoul to Jirisan by train, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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

$16 - $24

6 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$26 - $30

Fly Seoul Gimpo 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 Seoul Gimpo 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 Seoul Gimpo to Busan, bus, travel  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Busan (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Jinju
  3. Travel from Jinju to Jirisan

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju, bus, travel  •  4 h 53 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

Train to Seoul, fly to Busan, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Busan (PUS) ICN - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Jinju

$152 - $718

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 $16 - $24 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
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Namwon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First class
$57
Economy Class
$41
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
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
$16 - $24
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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
$14
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Busan West Bus Terminal
Website
busantr.com
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
busantr.com
Kumho Bus Lines
Website
usquare.co.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Namwon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
usquare.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul and Jirisan is 257 km.

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Jirisan is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩26,000 and takes 3 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jirisan is to bus which takes 3 h 46 min and costs ₩18,000 - ₩26,000.

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