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There are 5 ways to get from Samcheok to Seoul by bus, train or car

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Bus

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

Bus via Gangneung

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

Train

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

Bus, train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Samcheok to Seoul Express bus terminal

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to bus via Gangneung which costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Samcheok to Seoul is to drive which costs ₩36,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2h 46m.

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

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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 4h 11m.

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The distance between Samcheok and Seoul is 194 km. The road distance is 256.4 km.

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The best way to get from Samcheok to Seoul without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000.

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

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Samcheok to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, 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 30m and costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩38,000 - ₩85,000 and takes 4h 11m.

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  • Distance: 193.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Samcheok to Seoul Express Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost ₩18,000 - ₩27,000 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Samcheok to Seoul via Gangneung Station in around 4h 11m.

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
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩35,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩22,000 - ₩31,000
Economy
₩24,000 - ₩35,000
First Class
₩36,000 - ₩55,000
Bus operators
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
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩26,700
Economy Express
₩18,100
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Samcheok to Gangneung
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,000
Schedules at
samcheokterminal.com
Bus from Gangneung to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩14,000 - ₩21,000
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
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bustago.or.kr

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Samcheok to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express 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 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Samcheok to Seoul.

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