There are 5 ways to get from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung by train, bus, car or towncar

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

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Sangbong Station to Gangneung Station KTX Seoul

$28 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gangneong

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Gangneung

$16 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung 135.9 miles

$26 - $40

Uber  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung 135.9 miles

$310 - $430

What companies run services between Gangnam-gu, South Korea and Gangneung, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Sangbong Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$52
Standard Class
$38
Standing
$36
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Gangneung
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gangneong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gangneong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Other operators
Uber Seoul
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$310 - $430
Signup at
uber.com
TRIP
$230 - $300
BLACK
$310 - $430

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gangnam-gu and Gangneung is 163 km. The road distance is 217 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung is to bus which costs ₩14,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 2 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs ₩28,000 - ₩42,000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Gangneung. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Gangnam-gu to Gangneung, including transfers.