There are 3 ways to get from Seoul to Taebaek by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 10m

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

₩31,900

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Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Donghae Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the train from Donghae Station to Taebaek Station Nuriro / ...

₩34,600 - ₩53,300

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Taebaek 227.1 km

₩33,000 - ₩49,000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to bus which costs ₩31,900 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to drive which costs ₩33,000 - ₩49,000 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal and arriving at Taebaek. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Taebaek station. However, there are services departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Taebaek Station via Donghae Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Seoul and Taebaek is 183 km. The road distance is 227.1 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaek without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs ₩31,900.

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The bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek takes 3h 10m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Seoul to Taebaek bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Taebaek train services, operated by Korail, depart from Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs ₩31,900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩34,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 4h 40m.

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  • Distance: 182.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

TxBus operates a bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩31,900 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Taebaek via Donghae Station in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Donghae Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩44,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩43,800
Economy Class
₩31,300
Non-reserved Seat
₩26,600
Train from Donghae Station to Taebaek Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩8,000 - ₩9,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩31,900
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Taebaek is 227 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Seoul to Taebaek.

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