There are 10 ways to get from Seoul to Dongdaegu by train, subway, 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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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul

$30 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Dongdaegu

$20 - $30

8 alternative options

Subway, train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$31 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Dongdaegu 181 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Seoul, fly to Daegu  •  2 h 46 min

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

$118 - $465

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Daegu  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Daegu (TAE) GMP - TAE

$56 - $199

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Busan, bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Busan (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Gimhae Int'l Airport to Dongdaegu

$46 - $202

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan, train  •  4 h 47 min

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

$46 - $160

Train to Seoul, fly to Busan, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$153 - $718

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Pohang, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Pohang (KPO) GMP - KPO
  2. Take the train from Pohong Station to Dongdaegu Station

$139 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Dongdaegu is to bus which costs ₩22,000 - ₩34,000 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Dongdaegu is to train which costs ₩36,000 - ₩90,000 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Dongdaegu is 238 km. The road distance is 289.6 km.

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The train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station takes 1 h 47 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Dongdaegu Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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Korean Air offers flights from Seoul Airport to Daegu Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Dongdaegu.
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  • Distance: 149 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Dongdaegu, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Dongdaegu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Dongdaegu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
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 Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Air Pohang
Website
airpohang.kr
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $200
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
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$79
Economy Class
$56
Train from Pohong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$30 - $40
First Class
$45 - $60
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hogye Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $9
Economy Class
$6 - $11
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 Gimhae Int'l Airport to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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