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There are 3 ways to get from Taebaek to Busan by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Taebaek to Busan Bus Terminal

$29

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Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Taebaek Station to Jecheon Station
  2. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Daejeon Station
  3. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station

$23 - $88

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Taebaek to Busan 204.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Taebaek to Busan is to bus which costs ₩32,500 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Taebaek to Busan is to drive which costs ₩45,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taebaek and arriving at Busan Bus Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Taebaek station to Busan station. However, there are services departing from Taebaek Station and arriving at Busan Station via Jecheon Station and Daejeon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Taebaek and Busan is 229 km. The road distance is 327.1 km.

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The best way to get from Taebaek to Busan without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs ₩32,500.

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The bus from Taebaek to Busan Bus Terminal takes 5 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Taebaek to Busan bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Taebaek station.

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Taebaek to Busan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Taebaek Station.

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The best way to get from Taebaek to Busan is to bus which takes 5 h and costs ₩32,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩25,000 - ₩100,000 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Taebaek to Busan.
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  • Distance: 143.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Taebaek, South Korea and Busan, South Korea?

bus Tago operates a bus from Taebaek to Busan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Taebaek to Busan via Jecheon Station and Daejeon Station in around 6 h 22 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Taebaek Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $9
Economy Class
$5 - $11
First Class
$12
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $22
Economy Class
$13 - $26
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jecheon Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$9
Standing
$8
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Taebaek to Busan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Taebaek to Busan bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Busan Bus Terminal station.

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Taebaek to Busan train services, operated by Suseo High Speed Railway, arrive at Busan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taebaek to Busan is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Taebaek to Busan.

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There are 530+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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