By Bus from Gangwon-do
Types of bus service: Fast and reliable bus services operate on expressways throughout the country, connecting almost all major (and minor) points. At bus terminals, there are generally two types of buses: Express (고속, Gosok) and Intercity (시외, Sioe) buses. Each bus will show either Gosok or Sioe plus the destination (city). Bus terminals with the word ‘Jonghap’(종합) provide both types of buses while others will have will have either Gosok and Sioe buses.
Express (Gosok) buses run on expressways and usually go directly to the destination city. They do stop at a rest area along the way. Gosok buses stop at a rest area but seldom make a stop-over in a city other than its destination. There are two kinds of express buses: regular express (일반) buses and deluxe express (우등) buses. The latter offers a higher standard of service; there are spacious seats and other facilities such as mobile phones and VCR’s.
Intercity (Sioe) buses are either regular ( 일반 Ilban), which makes a number of stops along the way, or straight (직행 Jikaeng), which agoes straight to the destination city. The sign on the front of the non-stop buses reads Mujeongcha (무정차) or ‘Jikaeng’ (직행). Sioe buses are generally the same - no class distinction. However, seats on late-night buses are usually wider. They also cost a little more.
Fares/Schedules are provided by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) at 02-729-9498 or the KTO Call Center 02-1330.
Tickets: There is no integrated ticketing system in Korea. Tickets are purchased at the individual line's ticket counters. The gate is usually shown on the ticket.
Gangwon-do (Province) Bus Terminals (in alphabetical order)
Info KTO Call Center 032-1330/02-1330
Websites other than Express Central are Korean only)
Unless Intercity or Express specific, terminal has both types.
Chuncheon Terminal (춘천시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Chuncheon-si Onui-dong 511
Chuncheong Express Bus Terminal (춘천고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Chuncheon-si Onui-dong 111-2
Donghae Express Bus Terminal (동해고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Donghae-si Bugok-dong 88
Donghae Intercity Bus Terminal (동해시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Donghae-si Bugok-dong 88-1
Gangneung Express Bus Terminal (강릉고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Gangneung-si Hongje-dong 992-2
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal (강릉시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Gangneung-si Hongje-dong 992-1
Gohan · Sabuk Bus Terminal (고한·사북공용버스터미널), Address: Gangwon-do Jeongseon-gun Gohan-eup Gohan-ri 274-64
Hoengseong Intercity Bus Terminal (횡성시외버스터미널), Intercity Buses, Address: Gangwon-do Hoengseong-gun Hoengseong-eup Eupha-ri 419-1
Hongcheon Terminal (홍천터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Hongcheon-gun Hongcheon-eup Huimang-ri 393
Hwacheon Bus Terminal (화천공용버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Hwacheon-gun Hwacheon-eup Ha-ri 43-55
Inje Intercity Bus Terminal (인제시외버스터미널), Addresses: Gangwon-do Inje-gun Inje-eup Sangdong-ri 96-3
Imwon (Intercity) Bus Terminal (임원(시외)버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Samcheok-si Wondeok-eup Imwon-ri 427
Jeongseon Bus Terminal (정선터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Jeongseon-gun Jeongseon-eup Buksil-ri 757-3
Pyeongchang Intercity Bus Terminal (평창시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Pyeongchang-gun Pyeongchang-eup Ha-ri 57-1
Sokcho Express Bus Terminal (속초고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Sokcho-si Joyang-dong 1418
Sokcho Terminal (속초시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: olaGangwon-do Sokcho-si Dongmyeong-dong 261-16
Taebaek Intercity Bus Terminal (태백시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Taebaek-si Hwangji3-dong 270-1
Samcheok Bus Terminal (삼척종합버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Samcheok-si Namnyang-dong 341
Samcheok Express Bus Terminal (삼척고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Samcheok-si Namnyang-dong 334-1
Sincheorwon Intercity Bus Terminal (신철원시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Cheorwon-gun Galmal-eup Sincheorwon-ri 977-8
Wonju Express Bus Terminal (원주고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Wonju-si Dangye-dong 878-1
Wonju Terminal (원주시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Wonju-si Dangye-dong 877-1
Yanggu Intercity Bus Terminal (양구시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Yanggu-gun Yanggu-eup Sang-ri 327-2
Yangyang Express Bus Terminal (양양고속버스터미널), Express buses, Address: Gangwon-do Yangyang-gun Yangyang-eup Nammun4-ri 3-52
Yangyang Terminal (양양시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Yangyang-gun Yangyang-eup Nammun-ri 3-52
Yeongwol Terminal (영월시외버스터미널), Intercity buses, Address: Gangwon-do Yeongwol-gun Yeongwol-eup Hasong-ri 187-1
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Image: Taebaek Bus terminal
Last Updated on 2011-05-12
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