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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Koch'ang by train, bus, car or plane

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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

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Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 10 min

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

$15

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Train, bus via Osong Station  •  3 h 14 min

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

$33 - $99

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  5 h

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

$17 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Koch'ang 170.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train, bus  •  4 h 9 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 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang is to bus which costs ₩15,900 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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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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The distance between Seoul and Koch'ang is 238 km. The road distance is 272.6 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Koch'ang without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 36 min and costs ₩36,000 - ₩90,000.

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

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Seoul to Koch'ang bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gwangju Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Seoul to Koch'ang bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Gochang station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Koch'ang is 273 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Seoul to Koch'ang.

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  • Distance: 149 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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 $15 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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
$28 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$74
Economy Class
$53
Train from Seoul Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$79
Economy Class
$56
Train from Osong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Jeongeup Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $17
First Class
$22 - $24
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
$15
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 - $18
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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jbexpress.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
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Asiana Airlines offers flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Koch'ang. 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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