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There are 4 ways to get from Daejeon to Busan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station SRT Suseo / ...

$11 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Int'l Airport

$21 - $23

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Busan 160.5 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3h 42m

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

$56 - $215

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The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Busan is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Busan is to train which costs ₩13,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Daejeon to Busan. However, there are services departing from Daejeon and arriving at Gimhae Int'l Airport via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Daejeon Station station and arriving at Busan Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Daejeon and Busan is 199 km. The road distance is 256.7 km.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Busan without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs ₩13,000 - ₩60,000.

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The train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Daejeon to Busan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Daejeon station.

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Daejeon to Busan train services, operated by Suseo High Speed Railway, arrive at Daejeon Station.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Busan is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs ₩13,000 - ₩60,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩23,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 3h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Daejeon to Busan.
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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Daejeon, South Korea and Busan, South Korea?

Suseo High Speed Railway operates a train from Daejeon to Busan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 29m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Daejeon to Busan via Dongdaegu in around 3h 44m.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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trip.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $22
Economy Class
$13 - $26
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Int'l Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Daejeon to Busan bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Gimhae Int'l Airport station.

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Daejeon to Busan train services, operated by Suseo High Speed Railway, arrive at Busan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Daejeon to Busan is 257 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Daejeon to Busan.

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Jeju Air, Air Busan and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Gimhae Airport.

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There are 532+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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