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There are 2 ways to get from Seoul to Taebaek by bus or car

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Bus  •  3h 10m

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


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Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Taebaek 222.9 km

₩30,000 - ₩44,000

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Taebaek is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Taebaek is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Taebaek is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

Last updated: 3 May 2021
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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 ₩30,000 - ₩44,000 and takes 2h 54m.

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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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The distance between Seoul and Taebaek is 183 km. The road distance is 222.9 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 bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Taebaek station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Taebaek is 223 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Seoul to Taebaek.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Taebaek. Prices start at ₩100,000 per night.

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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.

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