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

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Bus TxBus  •  4 h 39 min

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

$53 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus KN Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Yongin to Taebaek

$42 - $61

3 alternative options

Train via Jecheon Station  •  5 h 4 min

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

$56 - $79

Train  •  6 h 29 min

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

$53 - $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 bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs ₩60,000 - ₩70,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan is to bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs ₩60,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩60,000 - ₩90,000 and takes 5 h 4 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 three+ hotels available in Taebaeksan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Taebaeksan.
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  • Distance: 111.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

TxBus operates a bus from Seoul to Taebaeksan hourly. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Taebaeksan via Jecheon Station and Gohan Station in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$16
Standing
$13
Train from Seoul Station to Cheoram Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
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
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
$25
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 - $22
Schedules at
knbus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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