Daegu to Busan High-Speed Train

​Taking a train is the best mode of transportation for getting from Daegu to Busan. It's not only fast, but it can also be one of your cheapest options because Korail and KTX trains offer Economy Class seats or Business Class seats. The trip takes 40 minutes on average but offers an opportunity to see some of Korea's great countryside from both window views! The tickets can be booked online.

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Departures per day

17 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

38 minutes

Train station


131 km

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Daegu to Busan Train Schedule

Daegu to Busan Route & Map

The KTX train from Daegu to Busan is a great way for tourists and residents to travel. Several lines offer multiple stops between the cities, including buses that serve as shuttle services and KTX trains which can take you all the way there in just an hour! Tickets can be booked online. Here you can check the route and map.

The Daegu-Busan train route connects Daegu, a bustling city in South Korea's southeast, with Busan, the nation's second-largest city and a major port. Spanning approximately 200 kilometers (about 124 miles) through diverse landscapes and urban centers, this route offers travelers a convenient and efficient mode of transportation between these two significant urban hubs.

KTX Train Lines Map

  • Departing from Daegu's main railway station, travelers can board the KTX high-speed train for a swift journey to Busan, typically taking around 1 to 1.5 hours.
  • As the train travels southeastward, passengers can enjoy scenic views of South Korea's varied landscapes, including rural countryside, rolling hills, and occasional glimpses of urban areas.
  • Upon arrival in Busan, passengers are welcomed by a vibrant cityscape characterized by modern skyscrapers, historic temples, and bustling markets, as well as beautiful beaches along the coastline.
  • The Daegu-Busan route is popular among both domestic and international travelers, whether for business, leisure, or exploring the cultural and culinary delights that Busan has to offer.
  • Detailed railway maps provided by Korail, South Korea's national railway operator, offer valuable information on train routes, stations, and connections, assisting travelers in planning their journey effectively.

Stations Servicing Daegu - Busan Trains

​Trains from Seoul depart from 4 different stations: Seoul Station, Yongsan Station, Cheongnyangni Station, Yoeungdongpo Station, and arrive to Busan Station (KTX).

Departing from

302-155 Chilseong 2(i)-ga, Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea
Jungang-daero, Choryang 3(sam)-dong, Dong-gu, Busan, South Korea

*The exact departure and arrival station information will be shown on your ticket.


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