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

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Train via Dongdaegu Station  •  2 h 23 min

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

$31 - $71

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$20 - $30

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Suseo SRT SRT Busan
  2. Take the subway from Suseo Station to Euljiro 3-ga Station 3-Orange

$32 - $63

Train  •  3 h 17 min

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

$30 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Daegu to Seoul 178.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Daegu to Seoul, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Seoul (ICN) TAE - ICN
  2. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$127 - $473

Fly Daegu to Seoul Gimpo  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) TAE - GMP

$64 - $222

Train to Busan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Daegu Station to Gupo Station
  2. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP

$51 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to fly which costs ₩70,000 - ₩250,000 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dongdaegu and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Daegu Station station and arriving at Seoul Station station. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Daegu and Seoul is 237 km. The road distance is 285.4 km.

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The best way to get from Daegu to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs ₩34,000 - ₩80,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Daegu to Seoul, including transfers.

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Daegu to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Dongdaegu station.

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

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The best way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs ₩34,000 - ₩80,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩22,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 3 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩70,000 - ₩250,000 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Daegu Airport to Seoul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Daegu to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Daegu to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 148.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

Korail operates a train from Daegu to Seoul hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daegu to Seoul every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Daegu to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Daegu to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$66
Economy Class
$47
Standing
$45
Train from Daegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$36
Standing
$31
Train from Daegu Station to Gupo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$30 - $40
First Class
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr

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