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There are 4 ways to get from Yeosu to Gwangju by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju

₩15,300

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Train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Yeocheon Station to Iksan Station ITX-Saemaeul Yeosu / ...
  2. Take the train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station KTX Seoul / ...

₩14,270 - ₩40,221

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Yeosu to Gwangju 115.1 km

₩130,000 - ₩160,000

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Yeosu to Gwangju 115.1 km

₩16,000 - ₩25,000

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The cheapest way to get from Yeosu to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩15,300 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Yeosu to Gwangju is to taxi which costs ₩130,000 - ₩160,000 and takes 1h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Yeocheon and arriving at Gwangju. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Yeosu station to Gwangju station. However, there are services departing from Yeocheon Station and arriving at Gwangju Songjeong Station via Iksan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Yeosu and Gwangju is 81 km. The road distance is 115.1 km.

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The best way to get from Yeosu to Gwangju without a car is to bus which takes 1h 33m and costs ₩15,300.

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The bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju takes 1h 33m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yeosu to Gwangju bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Yeocheon station.

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Yeosu to Gwangju train services, operated by Korail, depart from Yeocheon Station.

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The best way to get from Yeosu to Gwangju is to bus which takes 1h 33m and costs ₩15,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩14,000 - ₩41,000 and takes 2h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Yeosu to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 80.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

bus Tago operates a bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩15,300 and the journey takes 1h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Yeosu to Gwangju Songjeong via Iksan Station in around 2h 21m.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yeocheon Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩26,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩13,000 - ₩15,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yeocheon Station to Iksan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩9,000 - ₩12,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩9,200 - ₩9,500
Economy Class
₩10,800 - ₩11,100
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩5,000 - ₩5,300
Economy Class
₩5,900 - ₩6,100
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Iksan Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩12,000 - ₩14,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩12,000 - ₩14,000
First Class
₩17,000 - ₩19,000
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩15,300
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Yeosu to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
₩130,000 - ₩160,000

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Yeosu to Gwangju bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Gwangju station.

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Yeosu to Gwangju train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Gwangju Songjeong Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yeosu to Gwangju is 115 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Yeosu to Gwangju.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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