There are 5 ways to get from Daegu to Tonghae by bus, train 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

Bus Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bukdaegu to Gangneung

$22 - $32

4 alternative options

Bus Go Bus Korea  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Samcheok

$31 - $32

Train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Daegu Station to Yeongju Station Mugunghwa
  2. Take the train from Yeongju Station to Mukho Station Mugunghwa

$23 - $28

Train via Osong Station  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Jecheon Station
  3. Take the train from Jecheon Station to Mukho Station

$38 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Daegu to Tonghae 170.9 miles

$30 - $50

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

Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal operates a bus from Daegu to Tonghae every 3 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Daegu to Tonghae via Yeongju Station in around 7 h 3 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daegu Station to Yeongju Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$18
Standing
$15
Train from Yeongju Station to Mukho Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy class
$11
Standing
$9
Train from Jecheon Station to Mukho Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$13
Economy Class
$11
Standing
$10
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Jecheon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$10
Standing
$8
Bus operators
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Bukdaegu to Gangneung
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Samcheok Bus Terminal
Website
samcheokterminal.com
Bus from Dongdaegu to Samcheok
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
samcheokterminal.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Daegu to Tonghae?

The distance between Daegu and Tonghae is 192 km. The road distance is 273 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Daegu to Tonghae?

The cheapest way to get from Daegu to Tonghae is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 5 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Daegu to Tonghae?

The quickest way to get from Daegu to Tonghae is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs ₩35,000 - ₩55,000.

Is there a direct train between Daegu and Tonghae?

No, there is no direct train from Daegu to Tonghae. However, there are services departing from Daegu Station and arriving at Mukho Station via Yeongju Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Daegu and Tonghae?

No, there is no direct bus from Daegu to Tonghae. However, there are services departing from Bukdaegu and arriving at Donghae via Gangneung. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Daegu to Tonghae?

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Daegu to Tonghae, including transfers.