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There are 8 ways to get from Busan Station to Seoul by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan - Seoul / ...

₩22,000 - ₩65,000

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Line 1 subway, line 2 Metro to Gimhae, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Busan Station to Seomyeon Station
  2. Take the line 2 Metro from Seomyeon Station to Sasang Station
  3. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP

₩20,100 - ₩93,200

6 alternative options

Train via Suseo SRT  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT SRT Busan

₩53,228 - ₩77,750

Bus via Busan Central Bus Termnal  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)

₩25,400 - ₩37,600

Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal

₩35,827 - ₩36,527

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Busan Station to Seoul Express bus terminal 393 km

₩55,000 - ₩85,000

Fly Gimhae to Incheon, train  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Incheon (ICN) PUS - ICN
  2. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩108,400 - ₩2111,300

Train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Ulsan Station
  2. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) USN - GMP

₩36,897 - ₩75,990

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The cheapest way to get from Busan Station to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩35,500 - ₩37,000 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Busan Station to Seoul is to train which costs ₩22,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Busan Station station to Seoul. However, there are services departing from Busan Station and arriving at Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal via Nampo dong and Busan Sasang Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Busan Station station and arriving at Seoul Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Busan Station and Seoul is 329 km. The road distance is 393 km.

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The best way to get from Busan Station to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs ₩22,000 - ₩65,000.

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The train from Busan Station to Seoul Station takes 2h 44m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Busan Station to Seoul bus services, operated by TxBus, depart from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal station.

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Busan Station to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, depart from Busan Station.

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The best way to get from Busan Station to Seoul is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs ₩22,000 - ₩65,000. Alternatively, you can bus via Busan Central Bus Termnal, which costs ₩25,000 - ₩38,000 and takes 4h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Busan Station to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 329.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Busan Station, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Busan Station to Seoul Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩36,000 - ₩65,000 and the journey takes 2h 44m. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩24,000 - ₩36,000 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩130,000
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩140,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩410,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩85,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩85,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩19,000 - ₩120,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩90,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩65,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩42,000 - ₩65,000
Standing
₩36,000 - ₩60,000
First Class
₩65,000 - ₩95,000
Train from Busan Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩8,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩6,000 - ₩8,500
Standing
₩5,000 - ₩7,500
First Class
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩27,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩22,600 - ₩22,700
Economy Class
₩26,500 - ₩26,900
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩50,000 - ₩80,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩51,000 - ₩55,000
First Class
₩75,000 - ₩80,000
Train from Busan Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩6,500 - ₩8,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩6,500 - ₩8,000
First Class
₩9,500 - ₩11,000
Busan Transportation Co.
Website
humetro.busan.kr
Subway from Busan Station to Seomyeon Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,400 - ₩1,600
Schedules at
humetro.busan.kr
Subway from Seomyeon Station to Sasang Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,400 - ₩1,600
Schedules at
humetro.busan.kr
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩24,000 - ₩36,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩36,000
Economy Express
₩24,200
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Busan Sasang Bus Terminal to Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₩32,700
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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The quickest flight from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Busan Station to Seoul bus services, operated by TxBus, arrive at Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal station.

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Busan Station to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Seoul Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan Station to Seoul is 393 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Busan Station to Seoul.

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Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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