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There are 4 ways to get from Samcheok to Busan by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h

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

$27

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 49m

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

$31 - $52

Train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Samcheok Station to Gangneung Station
  2. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
  3. Take the train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station
  4. Take the train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station

$79 - $127

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Samcheok to Busan 185.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Samcheok to Busan is to bus which costs ₩30,200 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Samcheok to Busan is to drive which costs ₩40,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 3h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Samcheok and arriving at Busan Central Bus Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Samcheok station to Busan station. However, there are services departing from Samcheok Station and arriving at Busan Station via Gangneung Station, Seoul Station and Ulsan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 12m.

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The distance between Samcheok and Busan is 259 km. The road distance is 296.3 km.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Busan without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs ₩30,200.

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The bus from Samcheok to Busan Central Bus Terminal takes 4h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Samcheok to Busan train services, operated by Sea Train, arrive at Samcheok Station.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Busan is to bus which takes 4h and costs ₩30,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩85,000 - ₩150,000 and takes 7h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Samcheok to Busan.
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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

Samcheok Bus Terminal operates a bus from Samcheok to Busan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 4h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Samcheok to Busan via Gangneung Station, Seoul Station, and Ulsan Station in around 7h 12m.

Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$5 - $7
First Class
$8 - $10
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$35
Economy Class
$25
Non-reserved Seat
$21
Train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $22
Economy Class
$6 - $26
Sea Train
Phone
+82 (0)33 573 5474
Website
seatrain.co.kr
Train from Samcheok Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
seatrain.co.kr
Bus operators
Samcheok Bus Terminal
Website
samcheokterminal.com
Bus from Samcheok to Busan Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
samcheokterminal.com
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Samcheok to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
samcheokterminal.com

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Samcheok to Busan bus services, operated by Samcheok Bus Terminal, arrive at Busan Central Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Samcheok to Busan is 296 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Samcheok to Busan.

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