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How to get to Daegu?

Daegu Int’l Airport directly connects to International hub airports in 24 cities Vladivostok, Sapporo, Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Okinawa, Saga, Oita, Shenyang, Beijing, Shanghai, Weihai, Hongkong, Macao, Sanya, Taipei, Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Bangkok, Cebu, Guam, Kotakinabalu. (as of April, 2019)

Incheon Airport is showing growth every year as a global hub airport through AIR TRAFFIC STATISTICS which 85 airlines of the world connect to 191 cities in 61 countries. In particular, the close-knit aviation network that connects small and medium-sized cities in China and Japan consolidates the status of Incheon Airport as a hub airport of Northeast Asia.

[Notice] South Korean airlines have stopped most of their flights to Europe and the U.S. in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
For more newly updated airline route, please check the airline website.

How to get to EXCO?

Route 01. International Hub Airport → Daegu Int’l Airport
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Daegu Int’l Airport directly connects to International hub airports in 24 cities Vladivostok, Sapporo, Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Okinawa, Saga, Oita, Shenyang, Beijing, Shanghai, Weihai, Hongkong, Macao, Sanya, Taipei, Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Bangkok, Cebu, Guam, Kotakinabalu. (as of April, 2019)
When you plan to arrive directly to Daegu Int’l Airport, check out international hub airport transit.

Route 02. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   Daegu Int’l Airport
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Direct Flight Schedule (only 2 times per a day)

Route Departure Time Arrival Time Travel Duration
Incheon Int’l Airport → Daegu Int’l Airport 07:35 AM 08:35 AM 1 hour
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   →   GwangMyeong Station   →   Dongdaegu Station
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Airport Limousine Bus
Route The First Bus The Last Bus Travel Duration
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 2 →
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 1 → GwangMyeong Station
06:10 22:20 (T1) 1hr
(T2) 1hr 20min
  • 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 and you are required to purchase onsite.

    KTX Airport Limousine (6770)

    Incheon Airport
    Terminal 2
    6:10 6:40 7:00 7:20 7:50 8:20 8:50 9:10 9:30 9:50
    10:20 10:50 11:20 11:50 12:10 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 14:30
    15:00 15:20 15:40 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 18:50
    19:10 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:20 21:40 22:20
    Incheon Airport
    Terminal 1
    6:28 6:58 7:18 7:38 8:08 8:38 9:08 9:28 9:48 10:08
    10:38 11:08 11:38 12:08 12:28 12:48 13:18 13:48 14:18 14:48
    15:18 15:38 15:58 16:18 16:48 17:18 17:48 18:18 18:48 19:08
    19:28 19:48 20:18 20:48 21:18 21:38 22:08 22:38
Where to get on

Terminal 1 1F 8A

Terminal 2 B1F 45

KORAIL KTX (Korea Train Express) Schedule
Route The First Train The Last Train Travel Duration
GwangMyeong Station → Dongdaegu Station 05:20 AM 23:10 PM 1hr 30min
  • You can check train schedules and purchase tickets on-line up to 1 month in advance.
Route 04. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   Seoul Station   →   Dongdaegu Station
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AREX (Airport Railroad Express) Schedule
Route The First Train The Last Train Travel Duration
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal2 →
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal1 →
Seoul Station
05:15 22:40 1hr (T1)
1hr 10min(T2)
  • 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
Seoul Station → Dongdaegu Station 05:05 AM 23:00 PM 1hr 50min Seoul Station
Route 05. Incheon Int’l Airport   →   Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal
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Airport Limousine Bus
Route The First Bus The Last Bus Travel Duration
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 2 →
Incheon Int’l Airport Terminal 1 → Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal
06:20 23:30 4hr 30min
  • 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 Apr., 2019)

    Bus Schedule
    Terminal 1
    6:30 7:00 7:40 9:00 9:40 10:20 11:40 12:20
    13:00 14:20 15:40 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:30
    20:00 20:40 22:00 22:40 23:30
    Bus Schedule
    Terminal 2
    6:10 6:40 7:20 8:40 9:20 10:00 11:20 12:00
    12:40 14:00 15:20 16:40 17:10 17:40 18:10 19:10
    19:40 20:20 21:40 22:20 23:10
  • 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
Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal → EXCO Approx. 15min.

* 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 06. Busan Int’l Airport (Gimhae International Airport)   →   Airport Limousine Bus
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Airport Limousine Bus Schedule
Route The First Bus The Last Bus Travel Duration Boarding Location
Busan Int’l Airport
(Gimhae International Airport) →
Dongdaegu Express Bus Terminal
07:10 22:30 1hr 10min International Terminal 1st Floor Bus Stop 1-1

Daegu Public Transportation

Taxi(Recommended)
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Taxis are relatively cheap in Korea, with basic fare beginning at 3,300 won (approx. $3). Taxis are widely available and travel to most destinations within the city should be under 25,000 won (approx. $25). Call taxi service is available by calling (053-766-7777 / 053-623-4888).

Bus
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Subway
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Since the opening of Line 1 in 1997, Line 2 in 2005 and Line 3 in 2015, the DTRO has become a public transportation system that serves 500,000 Daegu citizens.
Putting safety above all, all DTRO employees are making unsparing efforts in infrastructure inspection and maintenance to create the safest metro rail and a pleasant metro environment that will provide great service.
To create a safe metro rail, achieve a high level of customer satisfaction, build a stable financial infrastructure, and drive the growth of the local community, the DTRO will restructure its management to become Korea’s leading metro operator.

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