Where to Stay in Busan, Korea

Where to Stay in Busan - Haeundae Beach | KoreaToDo

Orientation of Busan

Busan can easily be divided into 3 main areas for tourists to stay.

 

The side near to Busan Station (Nambo, Gamcheon), the central Seomyeon and the slightly further Haeundae.

Where to stay in Busan - Map of Busan | KoreaToDo

2 Most Popular Places to stay in Busan

Where to stay in Busan - Seomyeon | Essential Travel Tips on South Korea

Seomyeon - Centrally located in Busan with just 6 train stops away to Busan Station on the same subway line.

 

Seomyeon is a lively and convenient location to stay with many shops and restaurants.

 

Where to stay in Busan - Haeundae | Essential Travel Tips on South Korea

Haeundae Beach - The main tourist attraction of Busan and the reason why many people visited Busan especially during summer.

 

A great place to unwind and chill out. Easy access to many great cafes, restaurants, subway station, local bus direct from Busan Station and nature walking trails.

 

3 train stops away to the World's largest shopping mall (Shinsegae Centum City) and a great Korean traditional spa (Spa Land) on the same line. 40-50 mins to Busan Station (KTX) by taxi, local bus or subway.

Our Recommendation: HAEUNDAE (beach)

If you are coming from Seoul or travelling onward to Seoul later, we would highly recommend you to stay near Haeundae Beach for a more relax experience. There are many scenic and probably less crowded places to explore base from Haeundae Beach.

Dongbaek Island - View of Haeundae Beach
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Dongbaek Island - APEC House
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Cheongsapo Daritdol Skywalk
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Orientation of HAEUNDAE (beach)

Where to stay in Busan - Map of Haeundae Beach | KoreaToDo

Where exactly to stay at HAEUNDAE (beach)?

Of course, you would want a sea view room along Haeundae Beach! So, take your picks from the many accommodation options along Haeundae Beach based on your budget. You may like to start your search from 'MS Hotel Haeundae' (directly opposite SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium) and the hotels around the area.

How to get to Busan Station (KTX) from Seoul/Incheon Airport?

KTX Train from Seoul to Busan | KoreaToDo

How to get to Haeundae Beach from Busan Station (KTX)?

  • Haeundae Station (line 2, exit 3/5). 5 mins walk. (around 50 mins by subway from Busan Station, line transfer required).

  • Take Bus #1003 from the bus stop in front of Busan Station (same side), about 50m straight from exit 10 of Busan Subway Station to Haeundae Beach. 45 mins.

  • Taxi from Busan Station, 40 mins.​

Where to stay in Busan - Busan Station | KoreaToDo

Travel Tips

If you are arriving Busan Station​ early of the day, we would recommend you to store your luggage at the station's locker and visit the nearby attractions such as Jagalchi Fish Market, BIFF Square, Busan Tower and Gamcheon Culture Village before checking in your accommodation at Haeundae Beach or Seomyeon.

Jagalchi Market
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BIFF Square
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Busan Tower
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Gamcheon Culture Village
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Shinsegae Duty Free Busan Store Voucher

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Oedo Island Day Tour

Oedo Island Day Tour

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Busan East Coast Cultural Day Tour

Busan East Coast Cultural Day Tour

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Gyeongju Cultural & Historical Tour

Gyeongju Cultural & Historical Tour

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Busan Night Tour (Western Course)

Busan Night Tour (Western Course)

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4G WiFi (Korea Airports Pick Up)

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2 Skywalks, Gamcheon Village & Temple Day Tour

2 Skywalks, Gamcheon Village & Temple Day Tour

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🌈 SEASONAL FAVOURITES 🌈 Handpicked Experiences from Busan
Busan SEA LIFE Aquarium Admission Ticket

Busan SEA LIFE Aquarium Admission Ticket

₩19,500

incl. photo shoot service

East Busan Exploration Half Day Tour

East Busan Exploration Half Day Tour

₩27,000

Oryukdo Sky Walk, Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, Jukseong Church & Gijang Market…

Museum DAH Ticket

Museum DAH Ticket

₩14,400

a day of artistic fun!

Wall Painting Village Half Day Tour

Wall Painting Village Half Day Tour

₩25,000

Songdo Beach & Skywalk & Gamcheon Village drop off

Busan Air Cruise Cable Car Ticket

Busan Air Cruise Cable Car Ticket

₩14,000

normal or crystal cabin options

Busan Sparkling Night Small Group Photography Tour

Busan Sparkling Night Small Group Photography Tour

₩38,000

Hocheon Village, Dongbaek Island & Mountain