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How to Get There

Gyeongbuk Bike Path
Get to the Gyeongbuk Bicycle Path with a bicycle.​

The Gyeongbuk (East Coast) Bike Path crawls along North Gyeongsang Province’s coastline. 

Local trains don’t accept full-size bikes. The nearest subway line is hundreds of kilometers south in Busan. Then you only have one option to get to the cycling path:

Intercity Bus

The Gyeongbuk Bike Path isn’t like other certification bike paths, which mark their endpoints with certification centers (stamp booths). The borders of Yeongdeok County and Uljin County define the Gyeongbuk Bike Path’s start and finish lines.

No major town lives on these boundaries. Getting to them presents a challenge.

A picture of an intercity bus with the luggage compartment open.
Pop your bike in the luggage compartment and hop on board the intercity bus.

Southern Endpoint

Want to begin the Gyeongbuk Bike Path at its southern start line? You’ll need to get to Buyeong Port (부경항; map), which lies on Yeongdeok County’s southern border with Pohang City.

Two negatives:

  1. Buyeong Port doesn’t have an intercity bus terminal or bus stop.
  2. The nearest intercity bus waypoints are…

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