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

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

Recommended option

Bus Samcheok Bus Terminal  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Samcheok

$29 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus via Gyeongju  •  8 h 18 min

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

$17 - $36

3 alternative options

Train Suseo High Speed Railway  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Osong Station
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Jecheon Station
  3. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Mukho Station

$47 - $109

Train  •  9 h 2 min

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

$21 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Tonghae 196.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Tonghae is to train which costs ₩23,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Tonghae is to drive which costs ₩43,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 3 h 59 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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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Busan to Tonghae, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Tonghae. However, there are services departing from Busan Central Bus Terminal and arriving at Donghae via Samcheok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 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 Osong Station and Jecheon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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

Samcheok Bus Terminal operates a bus from Busan to Tonghae every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Busan to Tonghae via Osong Station and Jecheon Station in around 8 h 27 min.

Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$45 - $65
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$80
Economy Class
$57
Train from Osong Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Mukho Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$7 - $9
Economy Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$13
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 58 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
Samcheok Bus Terminal
Website
samcheokterminal.com
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
samcheokterminal.com
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Busan Dongbu Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.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
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Terminal to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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