There are 5 ways to get from Busan to Tonghae by bus, train or car

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Bus Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Dongnae to Ulsan
  2. Take the bus from Ulsan to Donghae

$18 - $34

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Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  7 h 30 min

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

$19 - $35

Train via Daejeon Station  •  8 h 30 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 Mukho Station

$26 - $84

Train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Yeongju Station Mugunghwa
  2. Take the train from Yeongju Station to Mukho Station Mugunghwa

$20 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Tonghae 196.1 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Tonghae. However, there are services departing from Dongnae and arriving at Donghae via Ulsan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Busan station to Tonghae station. However, there are services departing from Busan Station and arriving at Mukho Station via Daejeon Station and Jecheon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Busan and Tonghae is 270 km. The road distance is 313.7 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Tonghae without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Busan to Tonghae, including transfers.

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Busan to Tonghae bus services, operated by Masan Intercity Bus Terminal, depart from Dongnae station.

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

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The best way to get from Busan to Tonghae is to bus which takes 7 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 30 min.

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Busan to Tonghae bus services, operated by Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal, arrive at Donghae station.

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

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Map of how to get from Busan to Tonghae.
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  • Distance: 168.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Busan to Tonghae via Ulsan in around 7 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Busan to Tonghae via Daejeon Station and Jecheon Station in around 8 h 30 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 Mukho Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$7 - $9
Economy Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$12
Train from Busan Station to Yeongju Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$14 - $15
Economy Class
$17 - $18
Train from Yeongju Station to Mukho Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $9
Economy Class
$8 - $9
Economy class
$10
Bus operators
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Dongnae to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
masantr.com
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Donghae
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
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
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Donghae
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Tonghae is 314 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Busan to Tonghae.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Tonghae. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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