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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

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

$40 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus Cheongju Bus Terminal  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Cheongju to Masan

$22 - $27

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$25 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Masan 224.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Busan  •  3 h 36 min

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

$44 - $200

Train to Seoul, fly to Busan  •  4 h 16 min

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

$151 - $716

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN
  2. Take the bus from Ulsan to Masan

$51 - $161

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Jinju, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Jinju (HIN) GMP - HIN
  2. Take the bus from Sacheon Aiport to Masan

$59 - $279

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Yosu, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$66 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Masan is to bus which costs ₩25,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Masan is to train which costs ₩49,000 - ₩100,000 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Masan is 298 km. The road distance is 358.8 km.

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The train from Seoul Station to Masan Station takes 2 h 52 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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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 five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Masan Station station. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Masan.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Masan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Masan every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$87
Economy Class
$62
Train from Gwangyang Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$17
Standing
$14
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Masan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju to Masan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15
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
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Masan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
masantr.com
Bus from Sacheon Aiport to Masan
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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