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There are 3 ways to get from Seoul to Tonghae by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal

$18 - $24

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station KTX Seoul
  2. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Mukho Station

$32 - $50

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Tonghae 159.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Tonghae is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Tonghae is to drive which costs ₩35,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Donghae Express Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Tonghae station. However, there are services departing from Cheongnyangni Station and arriving at Mukho Station via Gangneung Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Seoul and Tonghae is 188 km. The road distance is 255.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Tonghae without a car is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs ₩20,000 - ₩28,000.

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The bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal takes 3h 5m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seoul to Tonghae bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Tonghae train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Cheongnyangni Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Tonghae is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs ₩20,000 - ₩28,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩35,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 3h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Tonghae.
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  • Distance: 117.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Tonghae hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Tonghae via Gangneung Station in around 3h 25m.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheongnyangni Station to Gangneung Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$35
Economy Class
$25
Non-reserved Seat
$21
Sea Train
Phone
+82 (0)33 573 5474
Website
seatrain.co.kr
Train from Gangneung Station to Mukho Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
seatrain.co.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Seoul to Tonghae bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Donghae Express Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Tonghae train services, operated by Sea Train, arrive at Mukho Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Tonghae is 255 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Seoul to Tonghae.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Tonghae. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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