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Holiday traffic: Seoul to Gwangju to take 7 hrs 10 min

'짧은 추석·긴 귀성길'…서울→광주 7시간 10분 소요 '혼잡'

Holiday traffic: Seoul to Gwangju to take 7 hrs 10 min

 

The Korea Expressway Corporation Gwangju-Jeonnam Headquarters on Tuesday forecast the regions expressways are expecting an average of 400,000 vehicles each day during this Chuseok holiday period.

 

The number indicates a 2.9% increase compared to last years record.

 

The expressways are predicted to be the busiest on Friday, the day of Chuseok, with some 540,000 vehicles on the roads.

 

The corporation expects heavier traffic congestion in the earlier part of the holiday as this years Chuseok is shorter than last year.

 

Journeys on average might take a maximum of 7 hours and 10 minutes from Seoul to Gwangju and 8 hours and 30 minutes from Seoul to Mokpo.

 

From Gwangju to Seoul, it is likely to take a maximum of 6 hours and 50 minutes and 7 hours and 30 minutes from Mokpo to Seoul.

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