There are 3 ways to get from Busan to Taebaek by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Busan Bus Terminal to Taebaek

$29

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Daejeon Station
  2. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Jecheon Station
  3. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Taebaek Station

$23 - $85

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Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Taebaek 204.6 miles

$40 - $60

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busan Bus Terminal and arriving at Taebaek. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Busan station to Taebaek station. However, there are services departing from Busan Station and arriving at Taebaek Station via Daejeon Station and Jecheon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Busan and Taebaek is 229 km. The road distance is 327.3 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Taebaek without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs .

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The bus from Busan Bus Terminal to Taebaek takes 5 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Busan to Taebaek bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Busan Bus Terminal station.

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Busan to Taebaek train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Busan Station.

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The best way to get from Busan to Taebaek is to bus which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 6 min.

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Busan to Taebaek bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Taebaek station.

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Busan to Taebaek train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Taebaek Station.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Taebaek.
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  • Distance: 143.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Taebaek, South Korea?

bus Tago operates a bus from Busan to Taebaek every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Busan to Taebaek via Daejeon Station and Jecheon Station in around 7 h 6 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $22
Economy Class
$13 - $26
Train from Jecheon Station to Taebaek Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $9
Economy Class
$5 - $11
First Class
$12
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Busan Bus Terminal to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Taebaek is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Busan to Taebaek.

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There are two+ hotels available in Taebaek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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