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

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Gangbyeon Station 2-Green
  2. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Sangju

$20

Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
  2. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station
  3. Take the train from Gimcheon Station to Sangju Station

$24 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Sangju 127.6 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Sangju is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩20,000 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Sangju is to drive which costs ₩28,000 - ₩41,000 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Sangju. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Sangju station. However, there are services departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Sangju Station via Daejeon Station and Gimcheon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Sangju is 166 km. The road distance is 204.1 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Sangju without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩20,000.

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The bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sangju takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Sangju is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩20,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩27,000 - ₩42,000 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Sangju.
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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Sangju hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Sangju via Daejeon Station and Gimcheon Station in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Gimcheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$4 - $5
Train from Gimcheon Station to Sangju Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Sangju
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Sangju is 204 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Seoul to Sangju.

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