There are 5 ways to get from Busan to Daegu by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Dongdaegu Station  •  53 min

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

$15 - $18

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gimhae International Airport to Dongdaegu

$10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Daegu Station ITX-Saemaeul Busan / ...

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Busan to Daegu 69.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Daegu 69.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Busan to Daegu is to bus which costs ₩10,400 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Daegu is to train which takes 53 min and costs ₩17,000 - ₩20,000.

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The distance between Busan and Daegu is 93 km. The road distance is 111 km.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Busan to Daegu, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gimhae International Airport and arriving at Dongdaegu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Busan Station and arriving at Daegu Station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Daegu, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Busan to Daegu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $16 and the journey takes 40 min. Suseo High Speed Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, bus Tago operates a bus from Busan to Daegu hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Busan Station to Daegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Busan to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Deungdae Call
Phone
+82 51 600 1000
Website
ddcall.co.kr
Marine Call
Phone
+82 51 750 0000
Navi Call
Phone
+82 1599 8255
Website
navicall.co.kr

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