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There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan by train, bus, subway or car

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Train Korail Mugunghwa  •  5 h 8 min

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

$50 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Yongin to Taebaek

$43 - $59

3 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  5 h 22 min

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

$54 - $60

Train Korail  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Cheoram Station O-train Seoul

$57 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Taebaeksan 167.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan is to drive which costs ₩36,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan is to drive which costs ₩36,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Taebaeksan is 179 km. The road distance is 268.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan without a car is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs ₩55,000 - ₩100,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs ₩55,000 - ₩100,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩48,000 - ₩70,000 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Taebaeksan is 269 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Seoul to Taebaeksan.

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

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  • Distance: 111.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Taebaeksan via Jecheon Station and Gohan Station in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, KN Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Taebaeksan twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $23
Economy Class
$8 - $27
Train from Jecheon Station to Gohan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $8
Economy Class
$4 - $9
First Class
$10
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheoram Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Bus operators
KN Bus
Website
knbus.co.kr
Bus from Yongin to Taebaek
Ave. Duration
3 h
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
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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