Transportation (General)
  • To reach Gwangju, there are three main ports of entry when flying to Korea from overseas: Incheon International Airport, Gimpo International Airport, and Muan International Airport. There are also various transport options available between Gwangju City and Yeosu.
  • On arrival in Korea, certain VIPs will be transported to the KTX (Express Train) or chauffeured in a private vehicle. Teams will be offered either the KTX or a limousine bus, and VIPs (general) and the press will be offered a limousine bus. (Private bus for water polo teams)
  • On departing Korea, limousine buses will be provided (except for certain VIPs).
  • Information desks will be available at airports, train stations, and bus stations to provide transportation assistance for visitors.
  • For participants registered via the Game Management System (GMS), the Organizing Committee will provide a free shuttle bus to connect with other transportation. (not available for spectators).
Inquiries
  • Please send any inquiries by e-mail
  • Transportation Office : tra@fina-gwangju2019.com

Incheon International Airport to Gwangju City

There are three main options: by plane, KTX (Express Train), and direct bus

Flight (self-paid)

Transfer to Gimpo International Airport (Domestic Terminal)
Take a domestic flight to Gwangju Airport
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 2 hours)

KTX (offered by the committee)

Transfer to Gwangmyeong Station
Take KTX to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 3 hours 10 minutes )

  • Korea Railroad Corporation(www.letskorail.com) / 17 times per day / Travel time: 1 hour 40 minutes
    • ※ Should the ‘Incheon- Gwangju route come into service, that route will be used instead
Direct Bus(offered by the committee)

Take bus from airport to accommodation directly (Travel time: about 3 hours 50 minutes (No Transfer))

  • On arrival, the bus will be waiting at the bus stop, for immediate departure.

Gimpo International Airport to Gwangju City

There are three main options: by plane, KTX (Express Train), and direct bus

Flight (self-paid)

Go to Gimpo Domestic Terminal by airport shuttle bus
Take domestic flight to Gwangju Airport
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 1 hour 30 minutes)

KTX (offered by the committee)

Transfer to Gwangmyeong Station
Take KTX to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 3 hours 10 minutes )

Direct Bus(offered by the committee)

Take bus from airport to accommodation directly (Travel time: about 4 hours (No Transfer))

  • On arrival, the bus will be waiting on the first floor, for immediate departure.

Muan International Airport to Gwangju City

There is only one way to reach Gwangju: by direct bus

Direct Bus(offered by the committee) : about 50 minutes (No transfer)

Directly move from airport to accommodation

  • On arrival, the bus will be waiting at the stop, for immediate departure.

Incheon Airport to Yeosu (Jeollanam-do Province)

There are three main options: by plane, KTX (Express Train), and direct bus

Flight (self-paid)

Transfer to Gimpo International Airport (Domestic Terminal)
Take domestic flight to Yeosu Airport
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 2 hours 30 minutes)

KTX (offered by the committee)

Transfer to Gwangmyeong Station
Take train to Yeosu Expo Station
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 4 hours 10 minutes)

Direct Bus(offered by the committee)

Take bus from airport to accommodation directly (Travel time: about 4 hours 50 minutes (No Transfer))

  • On arrival, the bus will be waiting at the bus stop for immediate departure.

Gimpo International Airport to Yeosu(Jeollanam-do)

There are three main options: by plane, KTX (Express Train), and direct bus

Flight (self-paid)

Go to Domestic Terminal by airport shuttle bus
Take domestic flight to Yeosu Airport
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 1 hours 50 minutes )

KTX (offered by the committee)

Transfer to Gwangmyeong Station
Take train to Yeosu Expo Station
Move to accommodation (Travel time: about 4 hours 10 minutes)

Direct Bus(offered by the committee)

Take bus from airport to accommodation directly (Travel time: about 4 hours 50 minutes (No Transfer))

  • On arrival, the bus will be waiting on the first floor, for immediate departure.

Muan International Airport to Yeosu, Jeollanam-do

There is only one way to reach Gwangju: by direct bus

Direct Bus(offered by the committee) : about 2 hours (No Transfer)

Directly move from airport to accommodation

  • On arrival, the bus will be waiting at the stop, for immediate departure.

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