Monday, August 14, 2017

Fastest and Cheapest Ways to Get to Daegu from Seoul (discounted ticket info)

The Fastest and Cheapest Ways to Get to Daegu from Seoul



Modern yet traditional. Trendy yet retro. Urban yet foresty. These are some of the top reasons people travel to Daegu. Yet, traveling between cities can be a little confusing and sometimes you have to waste a lot of time and money on the road. Even search engines and official websites for transpiration doesn't really give you clear information unless you can read Korean. Today, I've gathered up EVERY possible ways to travel to Daegu from Seoul. If you are weighing your options between trains and express/intercity bus,  I am going to tell you ALL of train stations and bus terminals both in Seoul and Daegu which you can choose from at your convenience. If you are a type of person who needs to know all options out there and compare traveling hours, prices and arrival locations, you've found a right place! Let's get started.

CONTENT
F & Q
TRAIN
EXPRESS BUS
INTERCITY BUS


    F & Q    

  • Which station or terminal is the closest? 
There are 5 points of departures in Seoul. The most well-known point is definitely Seoul Station(railway). However, if you live in Gangnam area, you might want to consider Seoul Express Bus Terminal or Dong-Seoul Terminal instead of taking Mugungwha train at Seoul station.



  • Which is the fastest way?
Definitely, KTX(or SRT) train. This train is available at Seoul, Yongsan or Suseo station. It will arrive at Dongdaegu Station. There is at least a couple of trains each hour departing from Seoul station.


  • Which is the cheapest way?
The cheapest option is an "Economy" type express bus. A ticket starts from 17,000 won. 



    TRAIN    


1) Seoul Station   Dongdaegu  or Daegu Station
By KTX , 90 to 107min (34,500won to 43,500won)
By ITX-Saemaul/Saemaul, around 3hr 30min (31,400won)
By Muguonghwa, around 4hr (21,100won)

2) Yongsan Station  Dongdaegu  or Daegu Station
KTX, ITX-Saemeul/Saemaul and Mugungwha are available just like Seoul station. 

3)Suseo Station   Dongdaegu  or Daegu Station
SRT train available only. SRT train is a KTX-level train that takes 90min from Suseo to Daegu.

*Book a ticket
─Website: 
Click here to view
Application (English, Chinese, Japanese Available)
Click here for iPhone
Click here for Andorid 

*Other Benefits
Upon showing your ticket of the day
Daegu City Tour Bus: 20% discount
Smoothie King(Seoul  & Yongsan Station): Free size Up


    EXPRESS BUS    




There are mainly 5 express bus ternimals in Seoul. However, only Seoul (Gyeongbu Line) and Dong-seoul has bus heading to Daegu. You can also choose from 3 types of express buses: Premium, Excellent and Economy.  Among 5 Terminals in Seoul, 

1) Seoul (Gyeonbu Line)  East-daegu or West-daegu
Seoul Gyeongu Line is also known as Seoul Express Bus Terminal not Gangnam Bus Terminal which is located across the street. Make sure you find a right spot! 
17,000won – 32,700won (may vary depending on terminals)

2) Dong-Seoul   East-daegu or West-daegu
17,000won – 32,700won (may vary depending on terminals)

*Book a ticket
Website:
Click here to view
Application:
*Discount
─Early bird discount(10%): book a ticket 48 hours before the departure date. 
─Round trip discount(10%): book a round-trip tickets
─Rear seat discount(10%): 4 seat on the very back. You can book however number you want.  
This applies to excellent bus on some routes. 

*Terminal Location
East Daegu Terminal (Dongdaegu Complex Transit Center)
Dongdaegu Station
 Address149, Dongbu-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
 Address(KR)대구 동구 동부로 149(신천동)

West Intercity Bus Terminal (Seobu Bus Terminal)
 Address: 496, Wolbae-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea
 Address(KR): 대구 남구 월배로 496(대명동)



    INTERCITY BUS    



At Dong-seoul, there is also intercity bus heading to Daegu Hyeongpung Ternimal. 

1) Dong-seoul  Daegu Hyeongpung
23,300won

*Book a ticket
Website: 
Click here to view
Application:
*Discount
─Early bird discount(10%): book a ticket 48 hours before the departure date. 
─Round trip discount(10%): book a round-trip tickets
─Rear seat discount(10%): 4 seat on the very back. You can book however number you want.  

*Terminal Location
Hyeonpung (Intercity) Bus Terminal
 Address: 295, Seodaegu-ro, Seo-gu, Daegu, Korea

 Address(KR): 119, Hyeonpungjungang-ro, Hyeonpung-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea