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

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

Recommended option

Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$19 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus TxBus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Samcheok

$17 - $18

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the bus from Gangneung to Samcheok

$30 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Samcheok 169.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Samcheok is to bus which costs ₩19,500 - ₩20,500 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Samcheok is to drive which costs ₩37,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Samcheok is 194 km. The road distance is 271.6 km.

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The bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Samcheok Express Bus Terminal takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Samcheok.
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Samcheok hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$50
Standard Class
$36
Standing
$34
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Samcheok Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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