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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Suncheon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station KTX Seoul / ...

$17 - $60

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Suncheon

$31

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Suncheon 204.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Yosu  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU

$53 - $143

Fly to Gwangju, bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Suncheon

$45 - $106

Fly to Jinju, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN
  2. Take the train from Jinju Station to Suncheon Station

$74 - $294

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Suncheon is to bus which costs ₩34,700 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Suncheon is to train which costs ₩19,000 - ₩70,000 and takes 2h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Suncheon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Suncheon Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Seoul and Suncheon is 295 km. The road distance is 327.3 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Suncheon without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs ₩19,000 - ₩70,000.

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The train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station takes 2h 21m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seoul to Suncheon bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Suncheon train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Yongsan Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Suncheon is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs ₩19,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩34,700 and takes 3h 40m, you could also fly, which costs ₩60,000 - ₩170,000 and takes 2h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Suncheon.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Suncheon, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Suncheon hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 2h 21m. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Suncheon hourly. Tickets cost $31 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First class
$59
Economy Class
$42
Non-reserved Seat
$36
Train from Jinju Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$17 - $21
Economy Class
$20 - $25
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Suncheon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Suncheon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Yosu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Seoul to Suncheon bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Suncheon station.

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Seoul to Suncheon train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Suncheon Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Suncheon is 327 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Seoul to Suncheon.

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Asiana Airlines and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Yosu Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Suncheon. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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