There are 9 ways to get from Osaka to Busan by train, ferry, car ferry, 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

Train, ferry  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

$253 - $307

Cheapest option

Train to Osaka Kansai, fly to Busan  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport
  2. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Busan (PUS) KIX - PUS

$64 - $251

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Ferry  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Osaka to Busan

$142 - $402

Car ferry  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Osaka to Busan Int'l port

$148 - $321

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Fukuoka
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

$188 - $216

Fly Osaka to Busan  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Busan (PUS) ITM - PUS

$193 - $464

Train to Osaka Kansai, fly to Daegu, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport
  2. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Daegu (TAE) KIX - TAE
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station

$113 - $304

Train to Nagoya, fly to Busan  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Busan (PUS) NGO - PUS

$164 - $527

Fly Osaka to Fukuoka, ferry  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

$227 - $492

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Busan is to train and fly which costs ¥7000 - ¥29000 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Busan is to train and fly which costs ¥7000 - ¥29000 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Busan is 591 km.

The best way to get from Osaka to Busan without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6 h 57 min and costs ¥28000 - ¥35000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Osaka to Busan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Busan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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T'way Air, Eastar Jet, Peach Aviation Limited and four other airlines offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Busan Airport.

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There are 588+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs ¥210 - ¥240.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Busan.
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  • Distance: 369.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Busan, South Korea?

Japan Airlines, Korean Air and six other airlines fly from Osaka to Busan hourly.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Matsuyama, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Nagoya to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Osaka to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,400
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Eastar Jet
Website
eastarjet.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Nankai Railways
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $17
First Class
$22 - $24
Korail
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$124
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Osaka to Busan
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$142
2 Bed Cabin
$399
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$443
Car ferry from Osaka to Busan Int'l port
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Schedules at
panstar.co.kr
2bed Deluxe Room
$283
2bed Junior Room
$220
Shared standard 2 berth cabin
$145
Shared standard 4 berth cabin
$126

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