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There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Masan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

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

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$18 - $35

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Masan 224.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae  •  3 h 42 min

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

$44 - $200

Train to Incheon, fly to Gimhae  •  4 h 18 min

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

$151 - $716

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 10 min

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

$64 - $158

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Masan is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Masan is to train which costs ₩49,000 - ₩70,000 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from Seoul to Masan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs ₩49,000 - ₩70,000.

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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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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, arrive at Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Masan is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs ₩49,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩20,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩50,000 - ₩230,000 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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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 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Masan every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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 Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 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 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$87
Economy Class
$62
Train from Gwangyang Station to Masan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$14
Standing
$12
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
$3 - $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
$18 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$20
Excellent Express
$27
Economy Express
$19
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
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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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 359 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min 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 53+ hotels available in Masan. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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