There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Masan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Masan Station KTX Seoul

₩49,000 - ₩60,000

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Bus  •  3h 55m

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

₩22,000 - ₩33,000

7 alternative options

Bus via Cheongju-si  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal(South Seoul) to Cheongju
  2. Take the bus from Cheongju to Masan

₩26,600 - ₩32,600

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Masan 351.4 km

₩50,000 - ₩75,000

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS

₩44,394 - ₩121,932

Train to Incheon, fly to Gimhae  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

₩92,500 - ₩564,916

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Jinju, train  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN
  2. Take the train from Jinju Station to Masan Station

₩102,694 - ₩429,632

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Yosu, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU
  2. Take the train from Gwangyang Station to Masan Station

₩76,594 - ₩253,632

Train to Incheon, fly to Daegu, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Masan Station

₩116,200 - ₩432,616

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Masan is to bus via Cheongju-si which costs ₩26,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Masan is to train which costs ₩49,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Masan Express Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Masan Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Seoul and Masan is 298 km. The road distance is 351.4 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Masan without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs ₩49,000 - ₩60,000.

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The train from Seoul Station to Masan Station takes 2h 52m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seoul to Masan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Masan, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul Station to Masan Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩49,000 - ₩60,000 and the journey takes 2h 52m. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Masan Express Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩22,000 - ₩33,000 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩45,000 - ₩220,000
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩85,000 - ₩400,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩55,000 - ₩300,000
Flights from Incheon to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩850,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩38,000 - ₩200,000
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩220,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩220,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩38,000 - ₩200,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩190,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩49,000 - ₩60,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩80,600
Economy Class
₩57,600
Non-reserved Seat
₩49,000
Train from Jinju Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩7,500 - ₩9,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩17,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩7,000
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jinju Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩2,600 - ₩3,300
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩2,600 - ₩3,000
Economy Class
₩3,100 - ₩3,300
Train from Gwangyang Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₩5,500 - ₩7,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩5,700 - ₩6,000
Economy Class
₩6,700 - ₩6,900
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Masan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩33,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩33,000
Economy Express
₩22,200
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal(South Seoul) to Cheongju
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩11,600
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju to Masan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩18,400
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Cheongju to Masan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩21,000
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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The best way to get from Seoul to Masan is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs ₩49,000 - ₩60,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩22,000 - ₩33,000 and takes 3h 55m, you could also fly, which costs ₩44,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Seoul to Masan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Masan Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Masan is 351 km. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Seoul to Masan.

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Jeju Air, Air Busan and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Masan. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩2,000 - ₩3,700.

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