How To Go To Gwangalli Beach

Gwangalli Beach

Gwangalli Beach (광안리해수욕장) is 1.4 km long, 64m wide, and is famous for its fine sand. This area has undergone a water cleaning program, and as a result, the water of the beach is pristine. The clean waters of this area also attract many fishermen. You can prepare raw fish dishes on the spot, right after you have caught the fish. For those looking for some action, there is the Olympic Yacht Rental where you can rent yachts. You can also enjoy water-skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, and other exciting water sports. On the beach there is an outer concert stage where the Busan Ocean Festival and other various events are held. The area has a cultural center, a museum, theaters for plays and movies, an art gallery, TV station, and famous Korean and non-Korean fashion brand name shops. It is a popular gathering place for young people in their 20s and 30s.

How To Go There:

[Bus]
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, take a bus to Busan Bus Terminal. From the bus terminal, take city bus No. 131, 131-1 and get off at Gwangalli Beach bus stop.

[Train + Bus]
Take a train from Seoul Station to Busan Station.
From Busan Station, take city Bus No. 41, 42, 140, 239, 240, 139 and get off at Gwangalli Beach bus stop.

[Train + Subway]
Take a train from Seoul Station to Busan Station.
From Busan Station, proceed to take the subway at Busan Station (Busan Subway Line 1), get off at Gwangan Station (Busan Subway Line 2) and exit 3 or 5. Walk for about 5-minutes to arrive at the beach.