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

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

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

$20 - $65

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Subway, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the subway from Euljiro 3-ga Station to Suseo Station 3-Orange
  2. Take the train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station SRT Suseo

$41 - $71

Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Int'l Airport

$36 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Busan Station 253.4 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS

$42 - $198

Train to Incheon, fly to Gimhae  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS

$149 - $714

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan, train  •  3 h 20 min

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

$64 - $179

Train to Incheon, fly to Daegu, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station

$124 - $491

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Busan Station is to train which costs ₩22,000 - ₩75,000 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Busan Station is to train which costs ₩22,000 - ₩75,000 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to Busan Station station. However, there are services departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Busan Station via Dongdaegu and Gimhae Airport Domestic Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Busan Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Busan Station is 329 km. The road distance is 405.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Busan Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs ₩22,000 - ₩75,000.

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The train from Seoul Station to Busan Station takes 2 h 33 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Seoul to Busan Station bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Busan Station is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs ₩22,000 - ₩75,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩41,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 6 h 9 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩47,000 - ₩230,000 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Busan Station.
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  • Distance: 205.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Busan Station, Busan, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Busan Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seoul to Busan Station via Dongdaegu, Gimhae Int'l Airport, Gimhae Airport Domestic Terminal, and Busan Station in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Incheon to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
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 Gimhae
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 Gimhae
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$90
Economy Class
$64
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$20 - $22
Economy Class
$23 - $26
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $22
Economy Class
$7 - $26
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$44 - $47
First Class
$64 - $68
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$5 - $7
First Class
$8 - $10
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $16
First Class
$21 - $24
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gimhae Int'l Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
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 40 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Busan Station is 405 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Seoul to Busan Station.

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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 592+ hotels available in Busan Station. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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