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

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Train  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station Mugunghwa Cheongnyangni / ...
  2. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Taebaek Station Mugunghwa

$11 - $39

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Yongin to Taebaek

$16 - $26

Subway, bus  •  4h 43m

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

$27

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Seoul to Taebaek 147.6 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to train which costs ₩12,000 - ₩44,000 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to drive which costs ₩32,000 - ₩47,000 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to Taebaek. However, there are services departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Taebaek via Yongin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Taebaek station. However, there are services departing from Cheongnyangni Station and arriving at Taebaek Station via Jecheon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Seoul and Taebaek is 183 km. The road distance is 236.1 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaek without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs ₩12,000 - ₩44,000.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Seoul to Taebaek, including transfers.

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Seoul to Taebaek bus services, operated by KN Bus, depart from Yongin station.

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs ₩12,000 - ₩44,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Taebaek.
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  • Distance: 114.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Taebaek via Jecheon Station in around 4h 27m. Alternatively, KN Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Taebaek twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $23
Economy Class
$8 - $27
Train from Jecheon Station to Taebaek Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $9
Economy Class
$5 - $11
First Class
$12
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Bus operators
KN Bus
Website
knbus.co.kr
Bus from Yongin to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
knbus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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Seoul to Taebaek bus services, operated by KN Bus, arrive at Taebaek station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Taebaek is 236 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Seoul to Taebaek.

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There are one+ hotels available in Taebaek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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