KTX Trains from Busan to Daegu

​KTX high-speed trains are among the easiest ways to travel from scenic Busan to lively Daegu. The journey takes 131 kilometers along the Gyeongbu line, and a modern bullet train can reach the destination in less than 40 minutes. As you know, KTX trains are astonishingly fast and can reach the speed of 305 km/h, making them the fastest way to travel between the cities. What is more, they boast a broad departure schedule, excellent onboard amenities, and offer two travel classes to select from, making it very easy to tailor a rail trip according to your preferences.

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Busan to Daegu Route Info

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Trains daily
17
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Earliest trip

06:10

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Latest trip

​22:10

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Fastest trip

38min

Busan to Daegu Route Map and Stations

KTX departs from Busan train station: South Korea, Busan, Jungang-daero, Choryang 3(sam)-dong, Dong-gu


KTX arrives at Dongdaegu train station: South Korea, Daegu, 550 Dongdaegu-ro, Sinam 4(sa)-dong, Dong-gu


KTX from Daegu to Busan route: the distance between 2 cities is 131 kilometers and a high-speed KTX train is the most convenient ​


KTX from Daegu to Busan departures: there are 17 departures by bullet trains, operated by Korail

daegu to busan ktx map

Busan - Daegu Timetable

All About Busan - Daegu Route

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    How long is the KTX ride from Busan to Daegu?

    Your trip time from Busan to Daegu will wary according to your chosen departure. The shortest train time is around 38 minutes, the longest train ride is around 54 minutes.

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    Should I book Busan - Daegu tickets in advance?
    ​Such popular routes as Busan to Daegu have multiple daily departures, and you shouldn't worry that the tickets will sell out on regular days. Nevertheless, trains are especially busy on Fridays and Sundays, national holidays such as the lunar new year and Chuseok.

    If you want to have a worry-free trip, you can book your tickets in advance. Booking online allows you to secure your tickets up to 1 year in advance. You can check all schedules and book your tickets on online booking platform Rail.Ninja.

  • 3
    What is KTX Busan to Daegu train ticket price?

    The price for your ticket will depend on your travel date (is it a weekend or a regular day), when you are buying, and your travel class. Usually, the Economy Class Seat price starts from ​25 USD per ticket, and from 31 USD per ticket for the first-class seat.

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    How to buy KTX ticket from Busan to Daegu?
    You can purchase your high-speed KTX tickets from Busan to Daegu online, from ticket desks or from ticket machines at the train station in Korea.

    The easiest and and time-saving way is to purchase your tickets online.

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