There are 5 ways to get from Busan to Daegu by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Korail  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Busan / ...

$8 - $27

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Train Korail Mugunghwa  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Daegu Station Mugunghwa / ...

$5 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

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

$10

Taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Busan to Daegu 69.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Busan to Daegu 69.2 miles

$13 - $20

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gimhae Int'l Airport and arriving at Dongdaegu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Busan Station station and arriving at Daegu Station station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Busan and Daegu is 93 km. The road distance is 110.7 km.

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The best way to get from Busan to Daegu without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Busan to Daegu, including transfers.

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Busan to Daegu bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Gimhae Int'l Airport station.

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Busan to Daegu train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Busan Station.

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The best way to get from Busan to Daegu is to train which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Busan to Daegu bus services, operated by bus Tago, arrive at Dongdaegu station.

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Busan to Daegu train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Daegu Station.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Daegu.
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  • Distance: 58.4 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Korail operates a train from Busan to Daegu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $16 and the journey takes 40 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, bus Tago operates a bus from Busan to Daegu hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Busan Station to Daegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$19 - $21
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $22
Economy Class
$6 - $26
Train from Busan Station to Daegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $6
Economy Class
$6 - $7
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae Int'l Airport to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Busan to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Deungdae Call
Phone
+82 51 600 1000
Website
ddcall.co.kr
Marine Call
Phone
+82 51 750 0000
Navi Call
Phone
+82 1599 8255
Website
navicall.co.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Daegu is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Busan to Daegu.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Daegu. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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