Seoul to Busan

Seoul to Busan

Fri, Jun 28
One Way
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Seoul to Busan Schedule

Seoul to Busan Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Mugunghwa ho 2nd Class 06:37 - 12:11₩ 44,900
KTX 1st Class 09:58 - 12:45₩ 100,000
KTX 2nd Class 10:28 - 13:13₩ 62,790
KTX 2nd Class 13:08 - 16:27₩ 69,800
KTX 2nd Class 14:58 - 17:47₩ 62,790
Korean Air Economy #KE182316:00 - 17:05₩ 148,895
KTX 1st Class 18:24 - 21:13₩ 100,000
KTX Sancheon 2nd Class 21:33 - 00:09₩ 76,100
KTX 1st Class 22:28 - 01:03₩ 94,000

Transportation from Seoul to Busan

Facts about the transport from Seoul to Busan

Cheapest Transport$28
Fastest Transport1h
Earliest Departure6:03 AM
Latest Departure8:20 PM
Departures per day47
Distance296 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir Busan, ITX Saemaeul, ITX-MAUM, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, KTX, KTX Sancheon, Mugunghwa ho, Tway Airlines

Seoul to Busan Destination Reviews

Very fast and convenient. Great service.
Train #KTX011 2nd Class, KTX, May 24, 2022
9 customer reviews

How to get from Seoul to Busan

When you want to get from Seoul 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 Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 71.97. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 32.32.

How far is Seoul from Busan?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Seoul to Busan. Your trip will be a total of 184 miles (296 km). The flying distance is 529 miles (851 km).

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

The travel time from Seoul to Busan can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 6 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Seoul 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 32.32 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 71.97.

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

  • Plane tickets - USD 27.27 to USD 106.90;
  • Train tickets - USD 32.32 to USD 71.97;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 47 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Seoul 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 27.27.

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 Seoul to Busan

Air Busan, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, Tway Airlines


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 Seoul to Busan

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Seoul 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:

  • 97% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 3% users took a plane.