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

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station KTX Seoul

$40 - $60

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Bus Easy Ticket  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Suncheon

$20 - $35

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Bus TxBus  •  5 h 36 min

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

$31 - $32

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Suncheon 204.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Yosu  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Yosu (RSU) GMP - RSU

$53 - $143

Fly to Jinju, train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$74 - $295

Fly to Gwangju, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gwangju (KWJ) GMP - KWJ
  2. Take the bus from Gwangju to Suncheon

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Suncheon is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Suncheon is to train which costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Suncheon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Suncheon Station station. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Suncheon is 295 km. The road distance is 327.3 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Suncheon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000.

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The train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Seoul to Suncheon bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Suncheon is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs ₩45,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 3 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩60,000 - ₩160,000 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Suncheon.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Suncheon every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Suncheon hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Jinju
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Yosu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First class
$60
Economy Class
$43
Train from Jinju Station to Suncheon Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Suncheon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Suncheon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gwangju to Suncheon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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

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Seoul to Suncheon bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Suncheon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Suncheon is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Seoul to Suncheon.

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Korean Air and Asiana Airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Yosu Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Suncheon. Prices start at $26 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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