VISITOR'S GUIDE

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◼ City Map

  • Some Points of Interests in Gwangju on Google Map

  • ◼ Transportation

    Gwangju is well connected by plane, high-speed train (KTX) and express bus, with Seoul, Incheon, Busan and all other major cities easily accessible within a day's trip.
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    ◼ Accessibility to Gwangju from Incheon Int'l. Airport

    The best way to get to Gwangju from Incheon Int'l Airport is Route 1 - using Airport Limousine Bus

    ○ Route 1. Airport Limousine Bus
      - Limousine buses operate 05:00 through next day 01:00 between the Incheon airport and Gwangju Bus Terminal.
      - Frequency : every 30 minutes
      - Travel time : 270 minutes (340 km)
      - Passengers can get information about Limousines, Premium Buses, and ticketing at the following ticket booths: Exit 4 and 9 (indoors) & Exit 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, and 9C (out doors)
    ○ Route 2. Train (KTX)
      - There is a direct KTX train from Incheon Int'l Airport to Gwangju.
      - There are only two trains every day - One for Gwangju station (at 09:38), another for Gwangju-Songjeong Station (at 15:50).
      - Take the KTX train at Incheon International Airport station to get to Gwangju-Songjeong station.(or Gwangju station)
      ※ We recommend Gwangju-Songjeong Station, which is the nearest Station to KimDaeJung Convention Center.
      - Travel time from Incheon to Gwnagju: around 4 hours
      - Reservation: Click Here
    ○ Route 3. Domestic Airplane
      - Gwangju Airport is situated in the central part of Gwangju.
      - The distance between Gwangju Airport and Convention Center is only about 5 kilometers.
      - Flights from Gimpo Airport in Seoul to Gwangju depart at 07:00, 08:30, 10:10, 15:10, 16:00, 17:40 and 20:20.
      - Take an airport bus from Incheon International Airport to get to Gimpo Airport
      - Reservation : http://www.airport.co.kr

    ◼ Accessibility to Gwangju from Seoul Gimpo Airport

    The best way to get to Gwangju from Gimpo Airport is Route 1 - using domestic flight.

    ○ Route 1. Domestic Airplane
      - There are several flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gwangju Airport via Korean Air and Asiana Airlines.
      - Flight Information: Click Here
    ○ Route 2. Train (KTX)
      * Option 1 (Preferred):
      - An alternate option is to go to KwangMyeong Station (KTX).
      - You can take Airport Limousine Bus No. 6014 to KwangMyeong Station.
      - Then Take KTX from KwangMyeong Station to Gwanju.

      ※ We recommend Gwangju-Songjeong Station, which is the nearest Station to KimDaeJung Convention Center.
      - KTX Reservation: Click Here
      * Option 2:
      - Take the Airport Limousine (Bus No. 6001) from Gimpo Airport to Yongsan Station.
      - Get off at the Shin Yongsan Subway Station and walk around within 10 minutes to reach the Yongsan KTX Station.
      - Then transfer the KTX train at Yongsan Station to get to Gwangju-Songjeong station.
      * Option 3:
      - Or you may take subway to get to Yonsang Station from Gimpo Airport. See the below route.
      ※ We recommend Gwangju-Songjeong Station, which is the nearest Station to KimDaeJung Convention Center.
      - KTX Reservation: Click Here
    ○ Route 3. Airport Limousine Bus
      - There is NO airport limousine from Gimpo airport to Gwangju.

    ◼ Transportation in Gwangju: Airport, Train Station, Bus Terminal ↔ Convention Center

    Airport (3.6km away)
  • Taxi: Takes 10 min., Costs approx. 5,000 KRW
  • Bus: Take the aiport bus #1000 and get off at KimDDaeJung Convention Center, Costs 1,200 KRW
  • Subway: 1 stop (Aiport to KimDaeJung Convention Center), Costs 1,200 KRW

  • Train Station (Songjeong Station) (6.2km away)
  • Taxi: Takes 15 min., Costs approx. 7,000 KRW
  • Subway: 3 stops (Songjeong subway station to KimDaeJung Convention Center)

  • Bus Terminal (Union Square)
  • Taxi: Takes 15 min., Cost 7,000 KRW


  • ◼ Guide: Gwangju Bus Terminal to Incheon Int'l. Airport

  • Schedule Check (English): Schedule Check
  • Fare, Map, Schedule: Printable PDF
  • There is no bus from Gwangju to Gimpo Airport.