There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Kwangyang by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station KTX Seoul / ...

$19 - $62

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Gwangyang

$29

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Kwangyang 202.3 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Yosu  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU

$54 - $144

Fly to Jinju, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN
  2. Take the train from Jinju Station to Gwangyang Station

$74 - $294

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal and arriving at Gwangyang. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Kwangyang station. However, there are services departing from Yongsan Station and arriving at Gwangyang Station via Suncheon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Kwangyang is 293 km. The road distance is 323.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Kwangyang without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Seoul to Kwangyang, including transfers.

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Seoul to Kwangyang bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Kwangyang train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Yongsan Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Kwangyang is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 41 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Yosu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Seoul to Kwangyang bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Gwangyang station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Kwangyang.
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  • Distance: 183.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Kwangyang, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Kwangyang every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, TxBus operates a bus from Seoul to Kwangyang every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 3 h 41 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
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First class
$60
Economy Class
$43
Train from Jinju Station to Gwangyang Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$17 - $21
Economy Class
$20 - $25
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Gwangyang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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Seoul to Kwangyang train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Suncheon Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Kwangyang is 324 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Seoul to Kwangyang.

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Korean Air and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Yosu Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Kwangyang. Prices start at $27 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 .

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