There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Koch'ang by train, bus, car 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, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Jeongeup Station KTX Seoul - Mokpo
  2. Take the bus from Jeongeup to Gochang

$35 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 10 min

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

$14 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  4 h 53 min

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

$18 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Koch'ang 170.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Gwangju, bus  •  4 h 21 min

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

$43 - $103

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
  3. Take the bus from Gwangju to Gochang

$64 - $151

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Koch'ang, South Korea?

Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Koch'ang hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Jeonbuk Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$78
Economy Class
$56
Bus operators
Intercity Bus
Website
intercity.kr
Bus from Jeongeup to Gochang
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
intercity.kr
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gochang
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gochang
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
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
Bus from Jeonju to Gochang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.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
Kumho Bus Lines
Website
usquare.co.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Gochang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Seoul to Koch'ang?

The distance between Seoul and Koch'ang is 238 km. The road distance is 273 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang?

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩26,000 and takes 3 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang?

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang is to train and bus which takes 2 h 36 min and costs ₩37,000 - ₩90,000.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Koch'ang?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Gochang. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Koch'ang?

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Seoul to Koch'ang, including transfers.