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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Namwon Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take a taxi from Namwon Station to Jirisan National Park

$84 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
  2. Take the bus from Jeonju to Gurye

$35 - $46

6 alternative options

Bus Easy Ticket  •  4 h 6 min

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

$72 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Jirisan National Park 203.3 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Yosu, taxi  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take a taxi from Yosu to Jirisan National Park

$96 - $197

Fly to Jinju, taxi  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN
  2. Take a taxi from Jinju to Jirisan National Park

$121 - $357

Fly to Gwangju, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Gurye

$74 - $142

Fly to Busan, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Busan (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the train from Sasang Station to Hoengcheon Station

$91 - $262

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Jirisan National Park, South Korea?

Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Jirisan National Park 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
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
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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
Train from Sasang Station to Hoengcheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$23
Standing
$20
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
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Gurye Bus Terminal
Website
tour.gurye.go.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Gurye
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
tour.gurye.go.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Gurye
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tour.gurye.go.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Gurye
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Namwon Station to Jirisan National Park
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul and Jirisan National Park is 260 km. The road distance is 325 km.

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Jirisan National Park is to bus which costs ₩37,000 - ₩50,000 and takes 7 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jirisan National Park is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 44 min and costs ₩90,000 - ₩140,000.

It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Seoul to Jirisan National Park, including transfers.