There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Gangneung by train, bus or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gangneung is to bus which costs ₩14,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 2 h 56 min.
The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gangneung is to train which costs ₩29,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 1 h 35 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Gangneung. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheongnyangni Station station and arriving at Gangneung Station station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.
The distance between Seoul and Gangneung is 168 km. The road distance is 221.3 km.
The best way to get from Seoul to Gangneung without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs ₩29,000 - ₩60,000.
The train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Seoul to Gangneung bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.
Seoul to Gangneung train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Cheongnyangni Station.
The best way to get from Seoul to Gangneung is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs ₩29,000 - ₩60,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩29,000 and takes 2 h 50 min.
Seoul to Gangneung bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gangneung station.
Seoul to Gangneung train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Gangneung Station.
What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Gangneung, South Korea?
Korail operates a train from Seoul to Gangneung hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Gangneung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 35 min
- Estimated price
- $26 - $50
- Schedules at
- 1st Class
- Standard Class
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