Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train via Dongdaegu Station  •  2 h 2 min

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

$31 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$21 - $27

8 alternative options

Train, subway  •  2 h 43 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 - $68

Train  •  3 h 24 min

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Daegu to Seoul 178.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Daegu to Seoul, bus  •  1 h 57 min

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

$128 - $473

Fly Daegu to Seoul Gimpo  •  1 h 31 min

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

$65 - $222

Train to Busan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 47 min

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

$51 - $211

Train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  5 h 10 min

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

$48 - $162

Train to Pohang, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Pohong Station
  2. Fly from Pohang (KPO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) KPO - GMP

$140 - $257

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

Korail operates a train from Daegu to Seoul every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daegu to Seoul every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Daegu to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Pohang to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
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
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$82
Economy Class
$59
Train from Daegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$38
Standing
$33
Train from Daegu Station to Gupo Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
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 - $65
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$45 - $65
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Hogye Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $10
Economy Class
$6 - $11
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
$21 - $27
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Gyeonghuigung Palace
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Daegu and Seoul is 237 km. The road distance is 285 km.

The cheapest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩29,000 and takes 3 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to fly which takes 1 h 31 min and costs ₩65,000 - ₩240,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Daegu Station and arriving at Seoul Station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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.

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