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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Yeosu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

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

$18 - $60

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Bus  •  4 h 33 min

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

$18 - $28

4 alternative options

Train via Gwangmyeong Station  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gwangmyeong Station to Yeocheon Station KTX Seoul

$44 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Yeosu 218.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Yosu  •  2 h 29 min

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

$47 - $136

Fly to Gwangju, bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$50 - $111

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Yeosu is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Yeosu is to fly which costs ₩50,000 - ₩160,000 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to Yeosu. However, there are services departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Yeocheon via Yeosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Yeocheon Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Yeosu is 318 km. The road distance is 349.4 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Yeosu without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs ₩20,000 - ₩70,000.

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The train from Yongsan Station to Yeocheon Station takes 2 h 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Yeosu is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs ₩20,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩20,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 4 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩50,000 - ₩160,000 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Yeosu.
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  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Yeosu every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Yeosu hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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 Yeocheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First class
$59
Economy Class
$42
Train from Gwangmyeong Station to Yeocheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First class
$59
Economy Class
$42
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Yeocheon Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$18 - $21
Economy Class
$21 - $25
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Yeosu
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$21
Excellent Express
$28
Economy Express
$19
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Yeocheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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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 Yeosu bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Yeosu station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Yeosu is 349 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Seoul to Yeosu.

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

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There are 110+ hotels available in Yeosu. Prices start at $48 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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