Traffic Closures and Subway Information for the Busan Fireworks Festival


Due to the Busan Fireworks Festival taking place on November at Gwangalli Beach, traffic will be closed as indicated in the following schedule around Busan.

Gwangandaegyo Bridge traffic closure for the Busan Fireworks Festival

Upper level of the bridge (Haeundae → Nam-gu)

Oct. 28 – Oct. 30, 20:00 – 6:00 Traffic is down to one lane on the bridge.

Oct. 31, 20:00 – Nov. 1, 9:00 Traffic is down to one lane on the bridge.

Nov. 1, 09:00 – Nov. 2, 16:30 Traffic is down to two lanes on the bridge.

Nov. 2, 16:30-22:30 Full lane closure on the bridge.

Nov. 2, 22:30 – Nov. 3, 00:00 Traffic is down to two lanes on the bridge.

Lower level of the bridge (Nam-gu → Haeundae)

Oct. 30, 9:00 – Nov. 2, 19:30 Traffic is down to one lane on the bridge.

Nov. 2, 19:30 – 22:00 Full lane closure on the bridge

Nov. 2, 22:00 – Nov. 3, 18:00 Traffic is down to one lane on the bridge.

Traffic Closures around Gwangalli Beach on October 27th

11:00 – until the festival is over

Gwanganhaebyeon-ro will be closed between Eonyang Samgeori (three-way junction) and Meeting Square. Traffic will be re-routed to Gwangnam-ro and Suyeong-ro

15:00 – until the festival is over

Hwangnyeongsan-ro will be closed between Kyungdong Construction Building and Mulmangol.

16:00 – until the festival is over

Gwanganhaebyeon-ro will be closed between Meeting Square and the entrance of the Millak Waterside Park.

The one-way street next to Gwanganhaebyeon-ro will be closed between Eonyang bulgogi restaurant and Gwangmin Police Precinct. Traffic will be re-routed to Gwangnam-ro and Suyeong-ro.

17:00 – until the festival is over

Marine city 1-ro will be closed between the Haewon Elementary School Samgeori and Haeundae Aratrium. Traffic will be re-routed to Marine city 2-ro and Marine city 3-ro.

18:00 – until the festival is over (except public transportation)

Gwanganhaebyeon-ro traffic closure will be expanded between 49-ho square and Eonyang Samgeori.

Gwangnam-ro will be closed between KBS Samgeori and Millakgyo (bridge).

Millaksubyeon-ro will be closed between Suyeonggyo(bridge) and Millakgyo (bridge).

Traffic will be re-routed to Suyeong-ro.

Hwangnyeongsan beltway will be closed between Jungang Church and Mulmangol, Yeonsan-dong via Hwangnyeongsan Beacon.

19:00 – until the festival is over

Gwangnam-ro will be closed to all traffic including local buses and village/neighborhood buses. Traffic will be re-routed to Suyeong-ro.

Gimhae Light Rail

The Busan-Gimhae light railway has also said that it will extend the service hours for this Saturday.

On the festival day, both directions on the light railway, Busan Sasang bound and Gimhae Gaya University bound, will run 4 more times each for a total of 8 runs.

The last train for the Busan Sasang bound which will depart from Gaya University station will be at 12:57 am which is an hour and 21 minutes later than the normal last train hours.

The last train for the Gimhae Gaya University bound to depart from Sasang station will also be at 12:57 am.

Subway Information

The operations of subway line number 1 to 4 will also be increased by 232 times with service interval reduced between 3.5 to 6 minutes since more than a million people are expected at the event.

Suyeong station on subway line number 2, which is expected to become the most crowded station, will depart later than usual with the last train running at 12:05 am.

The 15th Busan Fireworks Festival will take place in Gwangalli beach at 8 pm on November 2nd.

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