By Bus from Jeollabuk-do
Types of bus service: Fast and reliable bus services operate on expressways throughout the country, connecting almost all major (and minor) points. At bus terminals, there are generally two types of buses: Express (고속, Gosok) and Intercity (시외, Sioe) buses. Each bus will show either Gosok or Sioe plus the destination (city). Bus terminals with the word ‘Jonghap’(종합) provide both types of buses while others will have will have either Gosok and Sioe buses.
Express (Gosok) buses run on expressways and usually go directly to the destination city. They do stop at a rest area along the way. Gosok buses stop at a rest area but seldom make a stop-over in a city other than its destination. There are two kinds of express buses: regular express (일반) buses and deluxe express (우등) buses. The latter offers a higher standard of service; there are spacious seats and other facilities such as mobile phones and VCR’s.
Intercity (Sioe) buses are either regular ( 일반 Ilban), which makes a number of stops along the way, or straight (직행 Jikaeng), which agoes straight to the destination city. The sign on the front of the non-stop buses reads Mujeongcha (무정차) or ‘Jikaeng’ (직행). Sioe buses are generally the same - no class distinction. However, seats on late-night buses are usually wider. They also cost a little more.
Fares/Schedules are provided by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) at 02-729-9498 or the KTO Call Center 063-1330.
Tickets: There is no integrated ticketing system in Korea. Tickets are purchased at the individual line's ticket counters. The gate is usually shown on the ticket.
North Jeolla Province (Jeollabuk-do) Bus Terminals (in alphabetical order)
Info KTO Call Center 063-1330/02-1330
Websites other than Express Central are Korean only
Unless Express or Intercity indicated, terminal has both types of buses
Buan Bus Terminal (부안공용버스터미널), Address: Jeollabuk-do Buan-gun Buan-eup Bongdeok-ri 574-13
Gimje Bus Terminal (김제공용버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Gimje-si Yochon-dong 47-24
Gimje Kumho Express Bus Terminal (김제금호고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Gimje-si Yochon-dong 47-28
Gochang Bus Terminal (고창공용버스터미널), Address: Jeollabuk-do Gochang-gun Gochang-eup Eumnae-ri 629
Gunsan Express Bus Terminal (군산고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Gunsan-si Gyeongam-dong 612-7
Gunsan Intercity Bus Terminal (군산시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Gunsan-si Gyeongam-dong 614-2
Gyeokpo Bus Terminal (격포터미널), Address: Jeollabuk-do Buan-gun Byeonsan-myeon Gyeokpo-ri 472
Iksan Express Bus Terminal (익산고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Iksan-si Pyeonghwa-dong 247-1
Iksan Intercity Bus Terminal (익산시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Iksan-si Pyeonghwa-dong 247-6
Imsil Intercity Bus Terminal (임실시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Imsil-gun Imsil-eup Ido-ri 233-3
Janggye Intercity Bus Terminal (장계시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Jangsu-gun Janggye-myeon Janggye-ri 296-6
Jangsu Intercity Bus Terminal (장수시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Jangsu-gun Jangsu-eup Noha-ri 472-1
Jeongeup Bus Terminal (정읍버스터미널), Address: Jeollabuk-do Jeongeup-si Yeonji-dong 312
Jeonju Express Bus Terminal (전주고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Jeonju-si Geumam-dong 767-2
Jeonju Intercity Bus Terminal (전주시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Jeonju-si Geumam-dong 705-10
Jinan Intercity Bus Stop (진안시외버스공용정류장), Address: Jeollabuk-do Jinan-gun Jinan-eup Gunsang-ri 403-19
Muju Intercity Bus Terminal (무주시외버스공용정류장), Intercity buses, Address; Jeollabuk-do Muju-gun Muju-eup Dangsan-ri 1229
Namwon Bus Terminal (남원공용버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Namwon-si Dongchung-dong 37-1
Namwon Express Bus Terminal (남원고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Jeollabuk-do Namwon-si Dotong-dong 495-1
Sunchang Bus Terminal (순창버스터미널), Address: Jeollabuk-do Sunchang-gun Sunchang-eup Sunhwa-ri 114-9
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Source: Korea Tourism
Last Updated on 2011-05-12
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