Newly opened high-speed train (KTX Gyeonggang Line) between Seoul and Gangneung
As the “KTX Gyeongang Line” between Seoul and Gangneung city was newly opened in January 2018, the distance from Seoul/Incheon to Gangneung was close to one and half hours. In other words, this means that it is possible to see sunrise in the East sea after departure from Seoul or Incheon in the early morning, and enjoying dinner in the sunset scenery off the coast of Incheon in terms of time. Gangneung city is located on the east coast of the Korean Peninsula and is famous for Gyeongpodae beach. Donghae and Sokcho cities are adjacent as well.
Click on each train station in the table below to view the corresponding station location on the map.
The road to Sokcho from Gangneung city.
Take intercity bus from the Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal (강릉시외버스터미널: It’s just beside Gangneung Express Bus terminal) to Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal (속초시외버스터미널: You should know that there is no Express bus between city). Buses are dispatched at intervals of around every 30 or 40 minutes, and the fare is 6,300 won as of April 2018. Midnight fee (departure from 22:00): 8,200 won. It will be take about one hour and 10 minutes.
How to go to Donghae from Gangneung city.
Take intercity bus from the Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal (강릉시외버스터미널: It’s just beside Gangneubg Express Bus Terminal) to Donghae Intercity Bus Terminal. Buses are available at intervals of approximately 10 to 20 minutes, and the fare is 3,500 won as of April 2018. And it will be take about 40 minutes.