There are 3 ways to get from Seoul to Gangneung by train, bus or car
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Train • 2h
₩26,000 - ₩44,000
Bus • 2h 20m
₩14,000 - ₩22,000
1 alternative option
Drive • 2h 24m
₩33,000 - ₩48,000
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gangneung is to bus which costs ₩14,000 - ₩22,000 and takes 2h 20m.
The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gangneung is to train which costs ₩26,000 - ₩44,000 and takes 2h.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal and arriving at Gangneung. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Gangneung Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.
The distance between Seoul and Gangneung is 168 km. The road distance is 221 km.
The best way to get from Seoul to Gangneung without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs ₩26,000 - ₩44,000.
The train from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station takes 2h including transfers and departs hourly.
Seoul to Gangneung bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal station.
Seoul to Gangneung train services, operated by Korail, depart from Seoul Station.
The best way to get from Seoul to Gangneung is to train which takes 2h and costs ₩26,000 - ₩44,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩14,000 - ₩22,000 and takes 2h 20m.
What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Gangneung, South Korea?
Korail operates a train from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩26,000 - ₩44,000 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, TxBus operates a bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gangneung every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩15,600 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Ko Bus also services this route every 30 minutes.
Train from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station
- Ave. Duration
- Estimated price
- ₩26,000 - ₩44,000
- First Class
- Economy Class
- Non-reserved Seat
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More Questions & Answers
Seoul to Gangneung bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Gangneung station.
Seoul to Gangneung train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Gangneung Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Gangneung is 221 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Seoul to Gangneung.
There are 78+ hotels available in Gangneung. Prices start at ₩112,500 per night.