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There are 9 ways to get from Daegu to Seoul by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train via Dongdaegu Station  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station KTXPohang-Seoul

$31 - $71

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

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

$14 - $40

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Train, subway  •  3 h 2 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

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$20 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Daegu to Seoul 178.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Daegu to Incheon, train  •  2 h 12 min

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

$121 - $465

Train to Gimhae, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  4 h 12 min

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

$43 - $210

Bus to Pohang, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 34 min

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

$127 - $241

Train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  4 h 17 min

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

$49 - $159

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The cheapest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to train which costs ₩16,000 - ₩44,000 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to fly and train which costs ₩130,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 2 h 12 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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 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 54 min and costs ₩35,000 - ₩85,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 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 54 min and costs ₩35,000 - ₩85,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩22,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Daegu to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 148.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 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 51 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 Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Pohang to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae 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 Gimhae 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 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$68
Economy Class
$49
Standing
$42
Train from Daegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.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
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$9 - $10
First Class
$13 - $15
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$14 - $22
Economy Class
$17 - $26
Train from Daegu Station to Gupo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $6
Economy Class
$5 - $6
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
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
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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The quickest flight from Daegu Airport to Incheon 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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Daegu to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Seoul Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Daegu to Seoul is 285 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Daegu to Seoul.

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Korean Air offers flights from Daegu Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1807+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Daegu to Daegu Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₩9,000 - ₩12,000.

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