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Bus  •  3h 5m

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

₩18,000 - ₩27,000

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Samcheok Station to Gangneung Station Samcheok Gangneung
  2. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station KTX Gangneung / ...

₩42,000 - ₩94,000

Drive  •  2h 48m

  1. Drive from Samcheok to Seoul Express bus terminal 257.9 km

₩37,000 - ₩55,000

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The cheapest way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to drive which costs ₩37,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Samcheok and arriving at Dong Seoul Bus Terminal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Samcheok station to Seoul station. However, there are services departing from Samcheok Station and arriving at Seoul Station via Gangneung Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Samcheok and Seoul is 194 km. The road distance is 257.9 km.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Seoul without a car is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000.

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The bus from Samcheok to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal takes 3h 5m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Samcheok to Seoul bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Samcheok station.

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Samcheok to Seoul train services, operated by Sea Train, depart from Samcheok Station.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩42,000 - ₩95,000 and takes 3h 42m.

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  • Distance: 193.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

TxBus operates a bus from Samcheok to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩25,200 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Ko Bus also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Samcheok to Seoul via Gangneung Station in around 3h 42m.

Train operators
Sea Train
Phone
+82 (0)33 573 5474
Website
seatrain.co.kr
Train from Samcheok Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₩16,000 - ₩50,000
Schedules at
seatrain.co.kr
Train Car No.1, 2
₩16,000
Family Room(for 4 people)
₩50,000
Proposal Room(for 2people)
₩50,000
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩44,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩43,800
Economy Class
₩31,300
Non-reserved Seat
₩26,600
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Samcheok to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩25,200
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Samcheok to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩27,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩26,700
Economy Express
₩18,100

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Samcheok to Seoul bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Dong Seoul Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Samcheok to Seoul is 258 km. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Samcheok to Seoul.

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