How to get to Daegu?

The major arrival points in Korea are the Daegu International Airport (Daegu), Incheon International Airport (Seoul) and the Gimhae International Airport (Busan).

When you plan to arrive directly to Daegu Int’l Airport, check out international hub airport transit. Daegu Int’l Airport directly connects to International hub airports in 13 cities BANGKOK, CEBU, DANANG, FUKUOKA, GUAM, HONGKONG, OKINAWA, OSAKA KANSAI, SHANGHAI PUDONG, SANYA, SAPPORO, TAIPEI TAOYUAN, TOKYO NARITA (as of Feb. 2018)

For those who arrive at Incheon Airport, to take a KTX (Korea Train Express) is highly recommended.

From Gimhae International Airport, you can also take KTX as well as limousine buses heading to Daegu.

Below you will find the detailed traveling information.

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Route 01. International Hub Airport → Daegu Int’l Airport

Route 1.International Hub Airport → Daegu Int’l Airport


Daegu Int’l Airport directly connects to International hub airports in 13 cities as follows;
BANGKOK, CEBU, DANANG, FUKUOKA, GUAM, HONGKONG, OKINAWA, OSAKA KANSAI, SHANGHAI PUDONG, SANYA, SAPPORO, TAIPEI TAOYUAN, TOKYO NARITA (Updated as of Feb., 2018)
When you plan to arrive directly to Daegu Int’l Airport, check out international hub airport transit.
Website: https://www.airport.co.kr/daegueng/main.do

Route 02. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   Daegu Int’l Airport

Route 2.Incheon Int’l Airport → Daegu Int’l Airport

Direct Flight Schedule (only 2 times per a day)

Route Departure Time Arrival Time Travel Duration Fee (One-way)
Incheon Int’l Airport → Daegu Int’l Airport 07:35 AM 08:35 AM 1 hour 86,200 KRW
19:25 PM 20:20 PM

As of 18 January 2018, Korean Air flight between Incheon and Daegu is operated as a transit-exclusive domestic flight. Only transit passengers connecting from/to international flights at Incheon will be allowed to use this flight.

Transit Exclusive Domestic Flights [Terminal 2 →to Terminal 1/Concourse]

Arrival/Transfer (2nd Floor)

After arrival, move along with “Terminal 1 / Concourse” signage and pass through the automatic transfer gate. (be ready to show passport or e-ticket)

Take the IAT train (B1)

Take the Orange line IAT train and get off at the concourse.
For terminal 1, you must transfer to the Blue line IAT train at the concourse.

Transfer Security Screening

Pass through the transfer security screening on the 2nd floor.

Departure/Gate Screening

After security screening, head to the gate on the 3rd floor (departure) for your flight.

Route 03. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   Dongdaegu Station

Route 3.Incheon Int’l Airport → Dongdaegu Station

Direct KOREIL KTX (Korea Train Express) Schedule

Notice: There are temporary changes on the KTX train schedule during the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
Direct line from the Incheon Int’l Airport to Dongdaegu Station is not be operated during the Olymic periods until the end of February. Transportation information to be updated during March. Thank you for your understanding.

Route 04. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal

Route 4.Incheon Int’l Airport → Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal

Airport Limousine Bus

Route The First Bus The Last Bus Travel Duration Fee (One-way)
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 2 →
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 1 → Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal
06:20 23:30 4hr 30min 35,800 KRW
  • It takes around 20min. from Incheon Int'l Airport Terminal 2 to Terminal 1via limousine bus.
  • Airlines at Terminal 2: Korean Air, Delta Airlines, Air Fance, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Others will arrive at Terminal 1)
  • Online ticketing is unavailable for a foreigner since website (Incheon Airport → Dongdaegu : https://txbuse.t-money.co.kr/) do not receive foreigner cardholder's credit card.
    Departure time table (updated as of Feb., 2018)
    Incheon Airport
    Terminal 2
    6:20 6:40 7:20 7:40 8:00 8:20 8:40 9:00 9:20 10:00
    10:20 10:40 11:20 11:50 12:10 13:00 13:20 13:50 14:20 14:40
    15:20 16:00 16:20 16:40 17:20 18:00 18:20 18:40 19:20 20:00
    20:20 20:40 21:20 21:40 22:00 22:40 23:30
    Incheon Airport
    Terminal 1
    6:40 7:00 7:40 8:00 8:20 8:40 9:00 9:20 9:40 10:20
    10:40 11:00 11:40 12:10 12:30 13:20 13:40 14:10 14:40 15:00
    15:40 16:20 16:40 17:00 17:40 18:20 18:40 19:00 19:40 20:20
    20:40 21:00 21:40 22:00 22:20 23:00 23:50
  • Bus ticket office
    • Terminal 1: You can purchase bus tickets and get information at ticketing offices next to Exit 4 and 9 in Arrival Hall Floor 1 (indoors) or offices next to Exit 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, and 9C (outdoors).
    • Terminal 2: You can purchase bus tickets and get information at ticketing offices outdoors and indoors on Transit Center (B1).
Terminal 1 Bus stop location (1Floor No.10 )
Terminal 2 Bus stop location (Traffic center Basement 1 No. 3 )

Airlines at Terminal 2: Korean Air, Delta Airlines, Air Fance, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Taxi

Route Travel Duration Route
Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal → EXCO Approx. 15min. 6,000 KRW

* Korean Taxi drivers are not good at speaking English. Please bring the Korean message card as follows.

엑스코 로 가주세요
I want to go to EXCO (Congress venue).

Route 05. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   AREX   →   KTX

Route 5.Incheon Int’l Airport → AREX → KTX

AREX (Airport Railroad Express) Schedule

Route The First Train The Last Train Travel Duration Fee (One-way)
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal2 →
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal1 →
Seoul Station
05:15 22:40 51min Adult : KRW 9,000
Child : KRW 7,000

It takes about 8min from the Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 2 to Terminal 1.

Route map
Departure Time Schedule
Incheon Int’l Airport
Terminal 2
5:15 5:55 6:40 7:20 8:20 8:40 9:20 9:55 10:40
11:20 11:50 12:40 13:20 13:50 14:40 15:20 15:45 16:40
17:20 17:50 18:40 19:20 19:55 20:40 21:40 22:40
Incheon Int’l Airport
Terminal 1
5:23 6:03 6:48 7:28 8:28 8:48 9:28 10:03 10:48
11:28 11:58 12:48 13:28 13:58 14:48 15:28 15:53 16:48
17:28 17:58 18:48 19:28 20:03 20:48 21:48 22:48
Arrival time to
Seoul Stn.
6:07 6:46 7:31 8:11 9:11 9:31 10:11 10:46 11:31
12:11 12:41 13:31 14:11 14:41 15:31 16:11 16:36 17:31
18:11 18:41 19:31 20:11 20:47 21:31 22:31 23:31
Where to get on

Terminal 1 Transit Center (B1)

Terminal 2 Transit Center (B1)

KORAIL KTX (Korea Train Express) Schedule

Route The First Train The Last Train Travel Duration Boarding Location Fee (One-way)
Seoul Station → Dongdaegu Station 05:05 AM 23:00 PM 1hr 50min Seoul Station Adult : KRW 43,500
Child : KRW 21,700
Route 06. Busan Int’l Airport   →   Airport Limousine Bus

Route 6.Busan Int’l Airport → Airport Limousine Bus

Airport Limousine Bus Schedule

Route The First Bus The Last Bus Travel Duration Boarding Location Fee (One-way)
Busan Int’l Airport →
Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal
07:10 22:30 1hr 10min International Terminal 1st Floor Bus Stop 1-1 7,200~10,400 KRW