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

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Bus TxBus  •  4 h

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

$27 - $28

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Bus KN Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Yongin to Taebaek

$15 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...
  2. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Taebaek Station Mugunghwa

$17 - $31

Drive  •  3 h

  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 ₩19,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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

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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 4 h 40 min.

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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 4 h 23 min.

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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 bus which takes 4 h and costs ₩30,000 - ₩31,500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 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, arrive at Cheongnyangni Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaek is to bus which takes 4 h and costs ₩30,000 - ₩31,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩19,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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  • Distance: 114.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

TxBus operates a bus from Seoul to Taebaek hourly. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Taebaek via Jecheon Station in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Taebaek Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $9
Economy Class
$5 - $11
First Class
$12
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
KN Bus
Website
knbus.co.kr
Bus from Yongin to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
knbus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.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 3 h to drive from Seoul to Taebaek.

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

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