There are 8 ways to get from Incheon to Busan by subway, train, bus, car or plane

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

Line 1 subway, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Ganseok Station to Seoul Station 1
  2. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul - Busan

$47 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus KN Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Incheon to Yongin
  2. Take the bus from Yongin Bus Terminal to Busan-Sasang Bus Terminal

$26 - $41

6 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Incheon to Busan Central Bus Terminal

$30 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Incheon to Busan 261.1 miles

$50 - $75

Subway to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Busan  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Busan (PUS) GMP - PUS

$38 - $195

Fly Seoul to Busan  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Busan (PUS) ICN - PUS

$142 - $705

Fly Seoul to Daegu, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station

$132 - $479

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan, train  •  4 h 34 min

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

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Incheon to Busan hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Asiana Airlines and Korean Air fly from Incheon to Busan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
smrt.co.kr
Subway from Ganseok Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Incheon City Hall Station to Geomam Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$94
Economy Class
$67
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hogye Station to Sinhaeundae Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Incheon to Busan Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
KN Bus
Website
knbus.co.kr
Bus from Incheon to Yongin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
knbus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yongin Bus Terminal to Busan-Sasang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
knbus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Incheon and Busan is 334 km. The road distance is 418 km.

The cheapest way to get from Incheon to Busan is to bus which costs ₩28,000 - ₩44,000 and takes 6 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Incheon to Busan is to subway and fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs ₩41,000 - ₩210,000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Incheon and arriving at Busan Central Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Incheon to Busan, including transfers.