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There are 4 ways to get from Hongseong to Seoul by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Hongseong to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal

₩10,000 - ₩15,000

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Hongseong Station to Asan Station Mugunghwa Iksan / ...
  2. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station KTX Pohang-Seoul / ...

₩12,403 - ₩23,213

Taxi  •  1h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Hongseong to Seoul Express bus terminal 131.2 km

₩110,000 - ₩140,000

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Hongseong to Seoul Express bus terminal 131.2 km

₩17,000 - ₩26,000

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The cheapest way to get from Hongseong to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Hongseong to Seoul is to taxi which costs ₩110,000 - ₩140,000 and takes 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hongseong and arriving at Seoul Central City Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hongseong station to Seoul station. However, there are services departing from Hongseong Station and arriving at Seoul Station via Cheonan Asan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Hongseong and Seoul is 111 km. The road distance is 131.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hongseong to Seoul without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000.

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The bus from Hongseong to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal takes 2h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Hongseong to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Hongseong station.

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Hongseong to Seoul train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, depart from Hongseong Station.

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The best way to get from Hongseong to Seoul is to bus which takes 2h and costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩12,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 2h 6m.

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  • Distance: 110.9 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Hongseong, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea?

Ko Bus operates a bus from Hongseong to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost ₩10,000 - ₩15,000 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hongseong to Seoul via Asan Station and Cheonan Asan Station in around 2h 6m.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hongseong Station to Asan Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩2,900 - ₩3,800
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩2,900 - ₩3,100
Economy Class
₩3,300 - ₩3,800
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hongseong Station to Asan Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩8,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩5,000 - ₩7,500
Economy
₩5,500 - ₩8,500
First Class
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩15,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Economy
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
First Class
₩16,000 - ₩24,000
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Hongseong to Seoul Central City Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩14,900
Economy Express
₩10,200
Other operators
Taxi from Hongseong to Seoul Express bus terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩140,000
Seosan Call
Phone
+82 41 666 1000
Happy Call
Phone
+82 41 667 1000

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Hongseong to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Hongseong to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Seoul Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hongseong to Seoul is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Hongseong to Seoul.

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