There are 8 ways to get from Seoul to Muan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Osong Station  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Osong Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Naju Station KTX Seoul / ...

$41 - $109

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Muan Station Mugunghwa Seoul

$20 - $50

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Bus Easy Ticket  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gunsan
  2. Take the bus from Gunsan to Muan

$31

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Anyang to Gwangju
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Muan

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Muan 204.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Muan  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Muan (MWX) GMP - MWX

$113 - $187

Fly to Gwangju, train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Muan Station

$44 - $106

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  6 h 5 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 Muan

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to Muan. However, there are services departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Muan via Gunsan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Muan Station station. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Muan is 290 km. The road distance is 326.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Muan without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Seoul to Muan, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Muan is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Muan Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Seoul to Muan bus services, operated by Gunsan Bus Terminal, arrive at Muan station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Muan.
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  • Distance: 181.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Muan via Osong Station and Naju Station in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seoul to Muan via Gunsan in around 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Muan via Cheju
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Muan via Gwangju, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Muan via Gimhae, Cheju
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Muan via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
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 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 Naju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Muan Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$24
Standing
$20
Train from Gwangju Songjeong Station to Muan Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Naju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$22 - $25
First Class
$33 - $36
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gunsan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Gunsan Bus Terminal
Website
tour.gunsan.go.kr
Bus from Gunsan to Muan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gunsan.go.kr
Book at
intercity.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Anyang to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Anyang to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Muan
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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

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Seoul to Muan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Naju Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Muan is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Seoul to Muan.

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T'way Air, Air Busan, Jeju Air and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Muan Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Muan. Prices start at $35 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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