Travel from Seoul to Gwangju

Train, bus or fly from Seoul to Gwangju?

Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Gwangju every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Seoul to Gwangju every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

How to get from Seoul to Gwangju

ModeDurationPrice
From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal bus to Gwangju.3 h 20 min₩33,900
From Seoul Station train to Gwangju Songjeong Station then subway to Geumnamro 4Ga Station.3 h 20 min₩44,053
From Seoul Station train to Cheonan Asan Station, train to Gwangju Songjeong Station, then subway to Geumnamro 4Ga Station.3 h 44 min₩50,711
From Seoul Station train to Anyang then bus to Gwangju.4 h 8 min₩21,342
From Seoul drive to Gwangju.3 h 15 min₩48,469
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Gwangju airport, then subway to Gwangju.3 h₩52,949
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Yosu airport, taxi to Yeocheon, then bus to Gwangju.4 h 23 min₩83,334

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Gwangju?

The bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Gwangju takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Gwangju?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Gwangju. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

Operators from Seoul to Gwangju

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Easy TicketEasy Ticket
Korail(82) 1544-7788 + 7Korail
Gwangju MetroGwangju Metro
Suseo High Speed RailwaySuseo High Speed Railway
bus Tagobus Tago
AREX+82 1599-7788AREX
Asiana AirlinesAsiana Airlines
Korean AirKorean Air
Kumho Bus LinesKumho Bus Lines