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There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Hongseong by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Hongseong

₩10,000 - ₩15,000

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Asan Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the train from Asan Station to Hongseong Station Mugunghwa Yongsan / ...

₩16,324 - ₩24,629

Taxi  •  1h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul Express bus terminal to Hongseong 131.4 km

₩110,000 - ₩150,000

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Hongseong 131.4 km

₩19,000 - ₩28,000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Hongseong is to bus which costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Hongseong is to taxi which costs ₩110,000 - ₩150,000 and takes 1h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Hongseong. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Hongseong station. However, there are services departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Hongseong Station via Asan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Seoul and Hongseong is 111 km. The road distance is 131.4 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Hongseong without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000.

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The bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Hongseong takes 2h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seoul to Hongseong bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Hongseong train services, operated by Korail, depart from Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Hongseong is to bus which takes 2h and costs ₩10,000 - ₩15,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩16,000 - ₩25,000 and takes 2h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Hongseong.
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  • Distance: 110.9 km
  • Duration: 2h

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Hongseong hourly. Tickets cost ₩10,000 - ₩15,000 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Hongseong via Cheonan Asan Station and Asan Station in around 2h 14m.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩13,000 - ₩16,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Train from Asan Station to Hongseong Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩8,000 - ₩9,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Asan Station to Hongseong Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩2,700 - ₩3,400
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩2,700 - ₩3,100
Economy Class
₩3,200 - ₩3,400
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Hongseong
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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Excellent Express
₩14,900
Economy Express
₩10,200
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul Express bus terminal to Hongseong
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Estimated price
₩110,000 - ₩150,000
Kakao taxi
Website
kakaocorp.com
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr

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Seoul to Hongseong bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Hongseong station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Hongseong is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Seoul to Hongseong.

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There are three+ hotels available in Hongseong. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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