Daegu to Busan

Daegu to Busan

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Daegu to Busan Schedule

Daegu to Busan Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
KTX 1st Class 00:31 - 01:11$ 21.96
KTX 1st Class 07:47 - 08:33$ 20.89
Mugunghwa ho 2nd Class 09:58 - 11:36$ 7
Mugunghwa ho 2nd Class 11:56 - 13:36$ 7.15
KTX Sancheon 1st Class 12:27 - 13:13$ 22.28
KTX 1st Class 15:04 - 16:16$ 15.44
KTX 1st Class 16:53 - 17:39$ 21.43
Asiana Airlines Economy #OZ812919:10 - 20:15$ 251.10
KTX 1st Class 21:23 - 22:09$ 21.96
KTX 1st Class 22:46 - 23:58$ 15.60

Transportation from Daegu to Busan

How to get from Daegu to Busan

When you want to get from Daegu to Busan, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 251.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 6.72.

How far is Daegu from Busan?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Daegu to Busan. Your trip will be a total of 76 miles (122 km). The flying distance is 59 miles (94 km).

How long does it take to get from Daegu to Busan?

The travel time from Daegu to Busan can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 15 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Daegu to Busan?

The cost of the trip from Daegu to Busan varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Mugunghwa ho: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 6.72 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 251.00.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Daegu to Busan:

  • Train tickets - USD 7.00 to USD 10.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 148.00 to USD 251.00;

How many trips per day are there between Daegu and Busan?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 25 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Daegu to Busan. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 148.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Daegu to Busan

Asiana Airlines, Jin Air


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Daegu to Busan

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Daegu to Busan? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.