Seoul to Gwangju

Seoul to Gwangju

Tue, May 28
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Seoul to Gwangju Schedule

Seoul to Gwangju Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
KTX Sancheon 1st Class 05:47 - 07:45₩ 73,550
KTX 2nd Class 06:22 - 08:27₩ 44,520
KTX 1st Class 08:19 - 10:12₩ 78,514
KTX 1st Class 10:32 - 12:32₩ 78,965
ITX Saemaeul 2nd Class 12:07 - 16:11₩ 41,370
KTX 2nd Class 15:34 - 17:33₩ 57,643
KTX Sancheon 1st Class 17:44 - 19:31₩ 75,390
Jin Air Economy 19:05 - 09:20₩ 78,553
Asiana Airlines Economy 20:50 - 09:25₩ 145,933
KTX 1st Class 22:23 - 00:21₩ 61,425

Transportation from Seoul to Gwangju

Facts about the transport from Seoul to Gwangju

Cheapest Transport$23
Fastest Transport55m
Earliest Departure6:25 AM
Latest Departure9:18 PM
Departures per day3
Distance780 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAsiana Airlines, ITX Saemaeul, ITX-MAUM, Jeju Air, KTX, KTX Sancheon, Mugunghwa ho

How to get from Seoul to Gwangju

When you want to get from Seoul to Gwangju, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 105.46. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as USD 84.53.

How far is Seoul from Gwangju?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Seoul to Gwangju. Your trip will be a total of 485 miles (780 km). The flying distance is 485 miles (780 km).

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

The travel time from Seoul to Gwangju can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 27 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Seoul to Gwangju?

The cost of the trip from Seoul to Gwangju varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Jeju Air: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as USD 84.53 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 105.46.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Seoul to Gwangju:

  • Train tickets - USD 22.00 to USD 55.24;
  • Plane tickets - USD 84.53 to USD 105.46;

How many trips per day are there between Seoul and Gwangju?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Seoul to Gwangju depart during the day - there are approximately 3 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Seoul to Gwangju. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 84.53.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Seoul to Gwangju

Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Seoul to Gwangju

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Seoul to Gwangju? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.