On the afternoon of the 18th, when the Chuseok holiday began, Jamwon IC in Seocho-gu, Seoul was congested with vehicles returning home. yunhap news
Source: Korea Expressway Corporation
On the 18th, the first day of the Chuseok holiday, congestion on the highway continued even after the sun went down.
According to the Korea Expressway Corporation on that day, the estimated time for a passenger car to travel from Seoul to Busan at 8 pm (based on tollgate access) was measured to be 4 hours and 30 minutes. The estimated travel time between Seoul and Ulsan was measured at 4:30, between West Seoul and Mokpo at 3 hours and 40 minutes, and between Seoul and Gwangju at 3 hours and 20 minutes, respectively.
Seoul-Daegu took 3 hours and 30 minutes, Seoul-Gangneung took 2 hours 40 minutes, Namyangju-yangyang took 1 hour 50 minutes, and Seoul-Daejeon took 1 hour and 30 minutes, respectively.