There are 9 ways to get from Seoul to Tongdosa by train, subway, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station KTX Seoul

$52 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Busan Central Bus Termnal

$34 - $44

7 alternative options

Subway, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the subway from Euljiro 3-ga Station to Suseo Station 3-Orange
  2. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Ulsan Station SRT Suseo

$52 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Tongdosa 244.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae, line 2 Metro, taxi  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the line 2 Metro from Sasang Station to Yangsan Station
  3. Take a taxi from Yangsan Station to Tongdosa

$57 - $219

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN

$71 - $187

Train to Incheon, fly to Gimhae  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

$164 - $735

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Daegu, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Daegu (TAE) GMP - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station

$76 - $226

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Pohang, bus, taxi  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Pohang (KPO) GMP - KPO
  2. Take the bus from Pohang to Gyeongju
  3. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Eonyang
  4. Take a taxi from Eonyang to Tongdosa

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The distance between Seoul and Tongdosa is 297 km. The road distance is 391.3 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Tongdosa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Seoul to Tongdosa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Tongdosa is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 1 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Tongdosa is 391 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Seoul to Tongdosa.

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Jeju Air, Air Busan and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Tongdosa. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Tongdosa.
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  • Distance: 185.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Tongdosa hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Tongdosa every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$40 - $50
First Class
$55 - $70
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$9 - $10
First Class
$13 - $15
Busan Transportation Co.
Website
humetro.busan.kr
Subway from Sasang Station to Yangsan Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
humetro.busan.kr
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Busan Central Bus Termnal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Pohang to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Eonyang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Yangsan Station to Tongdosa
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Deungdae Call
Phone
+82 51 600 1000
Website
ddcall.co.kr
Marine Call
Phone
+82 51 750 0000
Navi Call
Phone
+82 1599 8255
Website
navicall.co.kr

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