Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea. How to get to?
Boryeong mud festival is well known festival among hundreds festival in Korea.
It is definitely the most famous one.
The festival is fun and unique. You feel like become children again playing sand ground.
The difference is now you are wrestling with people middle of mud stage.
You will get dirty and freedom.
But you will get right answer here to know Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea.
- Duration hour : 190~240min (170 min for intercity bus + 20 min for local bus) from Dong Seoul bus terminal
- Available bus terminal in Seoul :
- Dong Seoul intercity bus terminal(동서울 버스 터미널) , Seoul express intercity bus terminal (고속버스터미널), Nambu intercity bus terminal (남부 버스 터미널, Only 3 buses per day from Nambu)
- Available train station in Seoul : Yongsan (용산) train station.
- Transfer bus : 1 time. If you take intercity bus, you need to transfer to local bus at ‘Boryeong intercity bus terminal’. Also If you take train, transfer local bus at ‘Daecheon train station’
Let’s take step by step :
How to get to; Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea
Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea by BUS?
Step 1. Get to ‘Dong Seoul bus terminal’(동서울터미널). Metro station near is ‘Gangbyeon’ metro station (강변역)
Or ‘Seoul express intercity bus terminal’(고속버스터미널 or Center city). Metro station near is ‘Express bus terminal metro station (고속버스터미널 역)’ Line 3,7,9
Or ‘Nambu intercity bus terminal’(남부버스터미널). Metro station near is ‘Nambu bus terminal metro station (남부터미널역) line‘ Line 3
Take metro train, And get to any intercity bus terminal nearest you. I don’t recommend ‘Nambu intercity bus terminal’.
Because there are only 3 buses per day.
Step2. Find the ticket booth for Boryeong intercity bus terminal.
The terminal is not well-organized. So it will be little challenge for traveler to find right ticket booth.
Each ticket booth selling for different city. So it it not easy even for local people to find right ticket booth at first time.
The best way to find is always ‘ask people’. It will be one of fun thing to talk local people about direction.
Just write down ‘보령 (Boryeong) 종합 버스 터미널 (intercity-bus terminal)’ and show people, They will understand what you need to get.
Here is bus time table below
Step3. Find the right gate for your destination.
There is no kind official announcement for departure from terminal office.
So you have to find right gate 10 minutes before departure.
The buses will depart on time whether you boarded or not.
Ask people for right gate!
Step4. Get off at ‘Boryeong intercity bus terminal (보령 종합 버스 터미널) And find local bus stop
Local bus stop is just near from the bus terminal check map.
Click icon on map if you want to know detail.
Bus No. 100, 1o1, 103-1, 900 will go to ‘Mud square’ bus stop. Ask people before you board bus, if it is right bus.
Step5, Get off at ‘Mud square’ bus stop
Check map. And you will get right place!
It is last step for ‘Seoul to Boryeong mud festival’
Check this official mud festival site too!
They didn’t write specific info of Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea.
But will be worth to read.
Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea by train?
Step 1. Get to ‘Yongsan train station’(용산역). Metro station is ‘Yongsan’ metro station.
If you decide take train, the only train station for going Boryeong (Daecheon train station) is ‘Yoangsan train station’
Step 2. Buy the ticket and find gate for departure
Train fare is KRW 19,200 (USD 19 value) / per person one way trip.
See picture below to find booth easily.
When you find the booth, buy right ticket. Check train time table.
And find gate for the train.
Step 3. Board right train with info on ticket. Enjoy your riding.
Step 4. Get off at ‘Daecheon train station’ and find bus stop near.
Check map above. You will see bus stop.
Bus No. 100, 101, 103-1 are going to ‘Mud square’ bus stop.
But before you board bus, make sure the bus is going to ‘Mud square’ bus stop.
Because bus system here is quite complicated. For example, even buses have same No, but direction is little different.
Step 5. Board bus and get off at ‘Mud square’ bus stop.
You finished your journey for Seoul to Boryeong mud festival Korea