There are 7 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.

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Line 1 subway, train  •  3 h 52 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

$47 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$29 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Incheon to Masan Intercity Bus Terminal

$33 - $35

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 30 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

Subway to Seoul, fly to Busan  •  2 h 57 min

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

$143 - $708

Fly Seoul to Daegu, train  •  3 h 53 min

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

$131 - $481

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Incheon to Busan is to bus which costs ₩37,000 - ₩40,000 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Incheon to Busan is to subway and fly which costs ₩43,000 - ₩230,000 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Incheon and Busan is 334 km. The road distance is 417.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Incheon to Busan, including transfers.

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

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The nearest airport to Busan is Busan (PUS) Airport which is 10.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Ulsan (USN) (60.3 km), Daegu (TAE) (94.6 km), Tsushima (TSJ) (95.8 km) and Gwangju (KWJ) (202.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Incheon to Busan.
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  • Distance: 208.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Incheon to Busan every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

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
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
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$89
Economy Class
$64
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$14 - $16
First Class
$21 - $24
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Incheon to Busan Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Incheon to Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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