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

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus TxBus  •  3 h 31 min

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

$21 - $22

Bus, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Samcheok to Gangneung
  2. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Sangbong Station KTX Gangneung

$27 - $42

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Samcheok to Seoul 166.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩25,000 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to drive which costs ₩36,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Samcheok Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Samcheok and Seoul is 194 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Seoul without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ₩21,000 - ₩29,000.

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The bus from Samcheok Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Samcheok to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Samcheok Express Bus Terminal station.

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Samcheok to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Samcheok to Seoul is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Samcheok to Seoul.

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There are 1807+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Samcheok to Seoul hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
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
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Samcheok Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Samcheok to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Samcheok to Gangneung
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr

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