There are 7 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 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jeongeup to Gochang

$32 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 10 min

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

$14 - $24

5 alternative options

Train, bus #2  •  2 h 36 min

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

$32 - $76

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

$17 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Koch'ang 170.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Gwangju, train, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station
  3. Take the bus from Jeongeup to Gochang

$46 - $111

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  5 h 49 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

$61 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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

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The distance between Seoul and Koch'ang is 238 km. The road distance is 272.6 km.

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

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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.

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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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$74
Economy Class
$53
Train from Seoul Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$73
Economy Class
$52
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$5 - $7
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Intercity Bus
Website
intercity.kr
Bus from Jeongeup to Gochang
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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 - $23
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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
$5 - $12
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
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustago.or.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

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