There are 10 ways to get from Tokyo to Busan by plane, train, ferry, bus, night bus or car

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

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Busan  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Busan (PUS) HND - PUS

$116 - $440

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Busan  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Busan (PUS) NRT - PUS

$113 - $337

8 alternative options

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Daegu, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Daegu (TAE) NRT - TAE
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station

$136 - $380

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Ulsan, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Ulsan (USN) HND - USN
  2. Take the train from Hogye Station to Sinhaeundae Station

$212 - $619

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Daegu, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Daegu (TAE) HND - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station

$124 - $333

Train to Nagoya, fly to Busan  •  6 h 10 min

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

$193 - $563

Train, ferry  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

$350 - $418

Bus, train, ferry  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Sakaide IC to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  4. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan

$339 - $373

Night bus, ferry  •  30 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Izumi-Chūō
  2. Take the ferry from Osaka to Busan

$245 - $505

Drive, ferry  •  15 h 5 min

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

$240 - $291

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Busan is to train and fly which costs ¥15000 - ¥43000 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Busan is to train and fly which costs ¥12000 - ¥38000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Busan is 974 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Tokyo to Busan, including transfers.

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

Korean Air, Japan Airlines and four other airlines fly from Tokyo to Busan hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Seoul
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulsan via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Daegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulsan via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Daegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Nagoya to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Daegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Daegu via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Daegu via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Busan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Busan via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$14 - $16
First Class
$21 - $24
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hogye Station to Sinhaeundae Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$2 - $3
Economy Class
$3 - $4
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $280
Reserved seat
$220 - $280
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$105
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Sakaide IC to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Izumi-Chūō
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
nankaibus.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
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
$143
2 Bed Cabin
$401
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$445

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