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

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Train  •  2h 6m

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

₩16,250 - ₩61,250

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Train via Suseo SRT  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Suseo SRT SRT Busan

₩36,600 - ₩67,700

Train #2  •  3h 18m

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

₩16,000 - ₩47,000

Bus  •  3h 30m

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

₩18,000 - ₩28,000

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Daegu to Seoul Express bus terminal 278.2 km

₩40,000 - ₩60,000

Fly Daegu to Incheon, train  •  2h 17m

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

₩185,771 - ₩570,174

Bus to Gimhae, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
  2. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP

₩27,500 - ₩100,000

Bus to Gimhae, fly to Incheon, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
  2. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Incheon (ICN) PUS - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩115,800 - ₩2118,100

Train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  4h 24m

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

₩40,850 - ₩81,950

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The cheapest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to train which costs ₩16,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 2h 6m.

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

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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 3h 18m.

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The distance between Daegu and Seoul is 237 km. The road distance is 278.2 km.

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The best way to get from Daegu to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs ₩16,000 - ₩65,000.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m 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, depart from Daegu Station.

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The best way to get from Daegu to Seoul is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs ₩16,000 - ₩65,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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  • Distance: 237.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

Korail operates a train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ₩29,000 - ₩60,000 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Dongdaegu to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) hourly. Tickets cost ₩18,000 - ₩28,000 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Daegu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩170,000 - ₩550,000
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩130,000
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩270,000 - ₩600,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩70,000 - ₩140,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩410,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩85,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩26,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩85,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩19,000 - ₩120,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩90,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩60,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩31,000 - ₩44,000
Standing
₩29,000 - ₩41,000
First Class
₩46,000 - ₩85,000
Economy Class
₩57,597
Non-reserved Seat
₩48,997
Train from Daegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩47,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩33,000 - ₩47,000
Standing
₩30,000 - ₩43,000
First Class
₩49,000 - ₩70,000
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩8,000 - ₩13,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩9,000 - ₩13,000
Standing
₩8,000 - ₩11,000
First Class
₩14,000 - ₩20,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩19,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩15,500 - ₩15,700
Economy Class
₩18,200 - ₩18,500
Train from Daegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩16,000 - ₩20,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩16,300 - ₩16,500
Economy Class
₩19,200 - ₩19,500
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩65,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩34,000 - ₩45,000
First Class
₩50,000 - ₩65,000
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩11,500
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩10,000 - ₩11,500
First Class
₩14,000 - ₩17,000
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩28,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩27,200
Economy Express
₩18,400
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩11,600
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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The quickest flight from Daegu Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Daegu to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) 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 278 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Daegu to Seoul.

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Korean Air offers flights from Daegu Airport to Incheon Airport.

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Book your Daegu to Seoul train tickets online with Trip.com.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩107,500 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 ₩11,000 - ₩14,000.

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