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There are 4 ways to get from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Donghae Station to Seoul Station

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Bus

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

2 alternative options

Bus via Gangneung

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul Express bus terminal
Seongbuk-dong → Seoul
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COVID-19 help in South Korea

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Yes, travel within South Korea is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seoul is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Seoul is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Seoul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul is to bus via Gangneung which costs ₩18,000 - ₩29,000 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul is to drive which costs ₩50,000 - ₩80,000 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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The distance between Seongbuk-dong and Seoul is 193 km. The road distance is 255.6 km.

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The best way to get from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs ₩43,000 - ₩65,000.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul, including transfers.

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Seongbuk-dong to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Samcheok station.

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The best way to get from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs ₩43,000 - ₩65,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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Seongbuk-dong to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seongbuk-dong to Seoul is 256 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Seongbuk-dong to Seoul.

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  • Distance: 192.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Seongbuk-dong, Gangwon-do, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Donghae Station to Seoul Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₩26,000 - ₩40,000 and the journey takes 2h 36m. Alternatively, 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.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
+82 1544 7777(7788)
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Donghae Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩40,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩26,000 - ₩37,000
Economy
₩28,000 - ₩40,000
First Class
₩42,000 - ₩60,000
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
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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
Book at
bustago.or.kr
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
Book at
bustago.or.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩23,000
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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