Travel from Seoul to Daegu

Bus or train from Seoul to Daegu?

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Daegu every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Daegu every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

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How to get from Seoul to Daegu

ModeDurationPrice
From Seoul Station train to Dongdaegu Station then subway to Jungangno Station.2 h 1 min₩42,097
From Euljiro 3-ga Station subway to Suseo Station, walk to Suseo SRT, train to Dongdaegu Station, then subway to Jungangno Station.2 h 53 min₩46,821
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal bus to Dongdaegu.3 h 30 min₩27,699
From Seoul Station train to Daegu Station.4 h 1 min₩30,783
From Seoul drive to Daegu.3 h 8 min₩45,730
From Gongdeok train to Seoul airport, fly to Daegu airport, then taxi to Daegu.3 h 4 min₩144,990
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Busan airport, subway to Daejeo Station, line 3 Metro to Gupo Station, then train to Daegu.4 h 11 min₩87,016
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Ulsan airport, taxi to Ulsan Station, train to Dongdaegu Station, then subway to Daegu.3 h 41 min₩104,246
From Gongdeok train to Seoul airport, fly to Busan airport, subway to Daejeo Station, line 3 Metro to Gupo Station, then train to Daegu.5 h₩256,982
From Seoul Station train to Seoul Gimpo airport, fly to Pohang airport, taxi to Pohong Station, train to Dongdaegu Station, then subway to Daegu.4 h 19 min₩155,935

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Daegu?

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Seoul to Daegu, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Seoul and Daegu?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Daegu Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Daegu?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Dongdaegu. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

Operators from Seoul to Daegu

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Korail(82) 1544-7788 + 7Korail
Daegu MetroDaegu Metro
Seoul Metro(+82) 1577-5678Seoul Metro
Suseo High Speed RailwaySuseo High Speed Railway
Ko BusKo Bus
AREX+82 1599-7788AREX
Korean AirKorean Air
Air BusanAir Busan
Jeju AirJeju Air
Busan Transportation Co.Busan Transportation Co.
Asiana AirlinesAsiana Airlines