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Haeundae Beach & Gettng There | Busan, South Korea

Haeundae Beach 해운대해수욕장

부산광역시 해운대구 해운대해변로 264 (우동) | 264, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan

Haeundae Beach - Opening Hours

All year round.

Haeundae Beach - Admission Fees

Free

  • Haeundae Station (line 2, exit 3/5). 5 mins walk. 💡It takes around 50 mins by subway from Busan Station (line 1) with 1 line transfer.

  • Busan KTX Station (main entrance) / Busan Subway Station (line 1, exit 6). Cross to the middle of the road for the bus stop and take Bus# 1003 to Haeundae Beach. 45 mins.

  • Taxi from Busan Station, 40 mins.

How to go to Haeundae Beach
Haeundae Beach - Official Website

Haeundae Beach is the most famous beach in Busan and beloved throughout the country.

The white sand beach is about 1.5km long and 70-90m wide, contributing to the beautiful coastline of Busan. Every summer, locals and tourists alike flock to the beach for the perfect summer vacation.

Haeundae Beach
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Haeundae Beach - Haeundae LCT The Sharp
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Haeundae Beach during Daytime

During daytime, groups of seagulls catch the shrimp crackers thrown in the air by visitors, bringing delights and excitement to all around.

Haeundae Beach - Seagulls
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Haeundae Beach - Seagulls
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Haeundae Beach on Sunset & Night Time

On sunset, it is a mesmerising sight when the sea, beach and sky are painted in shades of red, orange and yellow over the horizon.

During night time, fireworks, sound of the waves, sea breezes, street lights and lovely music from the solo or duet performances nearby complete a lovely and memorable day at Haeundae Beach.

Haeundae Beach - Sunset | Busan, South Korea
Haeundae Beach - Sunset
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Haeundae Beach - Sunset
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Annual Festivals at Haeundae Beach

2 popular festivals are held annually in Haeundae:

  • Haeundae Sand Festival (Late May)

  • Haeundae Lights Festival (mid-late Nov to Late Jan)

Haeundae Sand Festival
Haeundae Sand Festival
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Haeundae Light Festival
Haeundae Light Festival
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Attractions Nearby Haeundae Beach

Attractions at Haeundae Beach

▶ Central Section of Haeundae Beach

Five mins walk from Haeundae Beach is the traditional Haeundae Market where one can purchase popular local snacks/food to enjoy on the beach; or spoilt yourself on the many dining options along the main road (Gunam-ro) next to the beach.

 

Also, you can hop in to SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium to discover the underwater world.

▶ Extreme Left of Haeundae Beach

Walk on the left of Haeundae Beach towards the 3 tall buildings, Haeundae LCT The Sharp. Check out BUSAN X the SKY Observatory located on 98-100th floors of the tallest building in Busan.

 

At BUSAN X the SKY, you can find the highest Starbucks in the World or dine at Sky 99 Grill & Pasta Restaurant on the 99th Floor.

Located 2 mins walk from BUSAN X the SKY entrance is the popular Haeundae Blueline Park which operates both Haeundae Beach Train and Haeundae Sky Capsule along the 4.8km abandoned railway line to Cheongsapo and Songjeong.

 

Busan Green Railway (/Haeundae Green Railway) is a wooden deck walkway built alongside the railway line, ideal for those who wish to explore the beautiful coast and attractions along the way at a leisure pace.

2 mins walk from BUSAN X the SKY entrance along the coastline is the Haeundae Cruise Terminal. From the cruise terminal, you can take the sightseeing cruise, Haeundae Cruise on a day tour to Oryukdo Islets or night tour to Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

▶ Extreme Right of Haeundae Beach

For nature lovers, a walk along the easy and scenic Dongbaekseom Island Coastal Trail located on the right of Haeundae Beach is a must. Visit the Lighthouse Observatory and Nurimaru APEC House on the island.

Few minutes walk from the main entrance of Dongbaekseom Island is The Bay 101 Yacht Club where you can have the famous fish & chips or go on a 60mins Yacht Cruise Tour around Gwangandaegyo Bridge and Haundae Marine City.

▶ Short Subway Ride from Haeundae Beach

3 subway stops away from Haeundae Station (line 2) will bring you to the World's largest department store, Shinsegae Centum City.

Within the large mall, housed:

Recommended Hotels at Haeundae Beach

Recommended Hotels facing Haeundae Beach

Haeundae has a relax and yet lively atmosphere. With so many diverse attractions within walking distance and most day tours pick up from Haeundae Station (line 2), it is certainly worth staying at Haeundae Beach on your holiday to Busan.

Also, there are many accommodation options at Haeundae Beach from hostels, guesthouses and hotels that you can pick based on your budget and preferences.

 

The recommended stay location will be any ocean-facing accommodations along Haeundae Beach near to the main road (Gunam-ro) or SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium.

a) MS Hotel Haeundae

★★★ | 8.0 Review Rating

MS Hotel Haeundae
MS Hotel Haeundae
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MS Hotel Haeundae
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b) Shilla Stay Haeundae

★★★★ | 8.0 Review Rating

Shilla Stay Haeundae
Shilla Stay Haeundae
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Shilla Stay Haeundae
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c) Grand Josun Busan

★★★★ | 8.5 Review Rating

Grand Josun Busan
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Grand Josun Busan
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d) Paradise Hotel Busan

★★★★★ | 8.6 Review Rating

Paradise Hotel Busan
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Paradise Hotel Busan
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e) The Westin Chosun Busan

★★★★★ | 8.4 Review Rating

The Westin Josun Busan
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The Westin Josun Busan
The Westin Josun Busan
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Map

Map of Getting to Haeundae Beach & Nearby Attractions

Map of Getting to Haeundae Beach & Nearby Attractions | Busan, South Korea

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