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

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Bus  •  4 h

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

$27

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 58 min

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

$41 - $44

Train  •  9 h

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

$56 - $112

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  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 4 h.

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

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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 4 h.

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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 Donghae Station, Jecheon Station and Osong Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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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 4 h and costs ₩30,200.

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The bus from Samcheok to Busan Central Bus Terminal takes 4 h 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 Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Donghae Station.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Busan is to bus which takes 4 h and costs ₩30,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩60,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 9 h.

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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Samcheok to Busan via Donghae Station, Jecheon Station, and Osong Station in around 9 h.

Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $17
First Class
$22 - $24
Train from Osong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 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 Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Train from Osong Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$67
Economy Class
$48
Standing
$46
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Donghae Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$7 - $9
Economy Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$13
Bus operators
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
Bus from Samcheok to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
5 h
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 Suseo High Speed Railway, arrive at Busan Station.

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

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