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There are 8 ways to get from Busan to Sokcho-si by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Suseo High Speed Railway, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT SRT Busan
  2. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal

$60 - $88

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Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
  2. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Sokcho

$23 - $42

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Bus Terminal to Sokcho Busan

Train, bus Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gangneong
  3. Take the bus from Gangneung to Sokcho

$28 - $66

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Sokcho-si 256.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP
  2. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal

$50 - $212

Fly Gimhae to Incheon, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Incheon (ICN) PUS - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal

$157 - $729

Train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sinhaeundae Station to Hogye Station
  2. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) USN - GMP
  3. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal

$57 - $171

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The cheapest way to get from Busan to Sokcho-si is to bus which costs ₩25,000 - ₩48,000 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Sokcho-si is to drive which costs ₩55,000 - ₩85,000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busan Bus Terminal and arriving at Sokcho. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Busan and Sokcho-si is 346 km. The road distance is 410.2 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Sokcho-si without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 38 min and costs ₩65,000 - ₩100,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Busan to Sokcho-si, including transfers.

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Busan to Sokcho-si bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Busan Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Busan to Sokcho-si bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Sokcho station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Sokcho-si is 410 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Busan to Sokcho-si.

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  • Distance: 216.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Sokcho-si, South Korea?

bus Tago operates a bus from Busan to Sokcho-si every 3 hours, and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$45 - $49
First Class
$66 - $70
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $16
First Class
$21 - $24
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $22
Economy Class
$7 - $26
Train from Sinhaeundae Station to Hogye Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$2 - $3
Economy Class
$3 - $4
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Bus Terminal to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gangneong
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gangneung
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr

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Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Sokcho-si. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Busan to Gimhae Airport is to subway which takes 2 min and costs ₩1,300 - ₩1,500.

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