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

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  1. Take the train from Suwon Station to Seoul Station

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Gwanggyo Station to Yangjae Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Gwanggyo Jungang Station to Yongin
  2. Take the bus from Yongin to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Suwon to Seoul Express bus terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Suwon to Seoul Express bus terminal

Suwon to Seoul by train

The train journey time between Suwon and Seoul is around 36 min and covers a distance of around 41 km. Operated by Korail Mugunghwa and Korail, the Suwon to Seoul train service departs from Suwon Station and arrives in Seoul Station. Typically 236 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

236 Weekly Trains
36 min Average Duration
₩2,300 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Suwon to Seoul is to subway, which costs ₩2,900 - ₩4,900 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suwon to Seoul is to taxi which costs ₩35,000 - ₩42,000 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Suwon station to Seoul. However, there are services departing from Gwanggyo Jungang Station and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal via Yongin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Suwon Station station and arriving at Seoul Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Suwon and Seoul is 31 km. The road distance is 28.4 km.

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The best way to get from Suwon to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs ₩2,300 - ₩7,000.

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The train from Suwon Station to Seoul Station takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Suwon to Seoul bus services, operated by KN Bus, depart from Gwanggyo Jungang Station.

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Suwon to Seoul train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, depart from Suwon Station.

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The best way to get from Suwon to Seoul is to train which takes 36 min and costs ₩2,300 - ₩7,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩5,500 - ₩7,000 and takes 1h 32m.

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  • Distance: 30.7 km
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Korail Mugunghwa operates a train from Suwon Station to Seoul Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩2,300 - ₩3,200 and the journey takes 36 min. Korail also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Suwon to Seoul Express bus terminal via Yongin in around 1h 32m.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Suwon Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩2,300 - ₩3,200
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
₩2,300 - ₩2,500
Economy Class
₩2,700 - ₩3,200
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Suwon Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩7,000
Website
https://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩4,200 - ₩6,000
Economy
₩4,800 - ₩7,000
First Class
₩8,000 - ₩12,000
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Gwanggyo Station to Yangjae Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,600 - ₩3,500
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
KN Bus
Website
knbus.co.kr
Bus from Gwanggyo Jungang Station to Yongin
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩2,500 - ₩3,600
Schedules at
knyongintr.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Yongin to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩3,300
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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kobus.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Suwon to Seoul Express bus terminal
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
₩35,000 - ₩42,000
GG Call
Phone
+82 1688 9999

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

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Suwon to Seoul train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Seoul Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suwon to Seoul is 28 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Suwon to Seoul.

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