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There are 7 ways to get from Gangneung to Busan by bus, train, 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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Bus via Pohang  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Gangneung to Pohang
  2. Take the bus from Pohang to Busan Sasang Bus Terminal

$24 - $33

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Bus, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Gangneong to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station SRT Suseo / ...

$24 - $56

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Bus Samcheok Bus Terminal  •  6 h 47 min

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

$32 - $34

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Gangneung to Busan 222.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Gimhae  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Sangbong Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS

$61 - $230

Train, train to Incheon, fly to Gimhae  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Sangbong Station
  2. Take the train from Gongdeok to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  3. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

$167 - $746

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Ulsan, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Sangbong Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN
  3. Take the train from Hogye Station to Sinhaeundae Station

$67 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Gangneung to Busan is to bus which costs ₩35,000 - ₩39,000 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gangneung to Busan is to drive which costs ₩48,000 - ₩75,000 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gangneung to Busan. However, there are services departing from Gangneung and arriving at Busan Sasang Bus Terminal via Pohang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Gangneung and Busan is 294 km. The road distance is 355.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gangneung to Busan without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 16 min and costs ₩27,000 - ₩38,000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Gangneung to Busan, including transfers.

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Gangneung to Busan bus services, operated by Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal, depart from Gangneung station.

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

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Gangneung to Busan bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Busan Sasang Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gangneung to Busan is 356 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Gangneung to Busan.

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  • Distance: 183.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Gangneung to Busan via Pohang in around 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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Train from Gangneung Station to Sangbong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$35
Economy Class
$25
Standing
$24
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $22
Economy Class
$6 - $26
Train from Hogye Station to Sinhaeundae Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$2 - $3
Economy Class
$3 - $4
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Gongdeok to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Pohang
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneong to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Pohang to Busan Sasang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Samcheok Bus Terminal
Website
samcheokterminal.com
Bus from Samcheok to Busan Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
samcheokterminal.com
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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

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