There are 4 ways to get from Busan to Muju by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. KTX Busan / ...
  2. ITX-Saemaeul Busan / ...

$52 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

$24 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. KTX Busan / ...

$39 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 144.3 miles

$28 - $45

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

You can take a train from Busan to Muju via Dongdaegu Station and Yeongdong Station in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Busan to Muju via Daejeon in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Yeongdong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.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
$20 - $22
Train from Busan Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$29 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Muju
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Busan Central Bus Termnal to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Busan and Muju is 159 km. The road distance is 231 km.

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Muju is to bus which costs ₩25,000 - ₩32,000 and takes 4 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Busan to Muju is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ₩30,000 - ₩44,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Busan to Muju. However, there are services departing from Busan Central Bus Termnal and arriving at Muju via Daejeon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Busan to Muju, including transfers.