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Cheap flights to Busan Gimhae International Airport (PUS), Korea

Gimhae International Airport (PUS) is located in Daejeo 2-dong, Gangseo-gu, Busan, South Korea. It was first established as the Busan Suyeong Airport in August 1958, and then to Busan International Airport in September 1963. In August 1976, it was relocated to its current position and was renamed Gimhae International Airport.

With more than 10 million passengers annually, it is one of South Korea’s busiest airports. It has domestic and international terminals, and is undertaking a major expansion project to upgrade facilities and accommodate its growing passenger volume. Some of the airport’s current facilities include restaurants and cafes, banks, an airport gallery, and a bookstore.

Several transport options are available to reach Busan city centre, which is 10.6 kilometres from the airport. There are taxis, buses and trains. But to decide on the best transportation, consider your luggage and destination. You may also check through Skyscanner airport transfers to find the most suitable transportation for you.

Airlines that fly to Busan Airport

Gimhae International Airport is the main hub of Air Busan. Major airlines with Busan flights include Korean Airlines, Air China, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon, and Japan Airlines.

Some other airlines with cheap flights to Busan are AirAsia, Vietnam Airlines, Thai Airways, and Philippine Airlines.

Travelling to Busan

Best time to visit Busan

Busan has four distinct seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn. Spring (April to May) and autumn (October to November) are the best times to visit Busan. These months enjoy mild temperatures and stable weather conditions. The city also becomes colourful with the flower blooms in spring, and falling leaves in autumn. Fans of Korean films should visit in November to witness Korea’s biggest film festival, the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF). Famous Korean actors and actresses might be spotted in the event.

While spring and autumn are good seasons to visit Busan, prices of hotels and air tickets to Busan could go up since these are peak travel seasons. To have better chances of getting cheap flights to Busan, opt to travel during the summer season (June to August) instead.

What to do in Busan

Busan is a coastal city that offers an interesting range of attractions and activities for different visitors. Those who love culture should visit Beomeosa Temple on Busan’s most famous mountain, Geumjeongsan. Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is another cultural attraction situated on a seaside, making it one of the most unique temples in South Korea.

No one leaves Busan without exploring the Gamcheon Culture Village, where visitors are greeted with colourful artistic murals, cafes, and small craft stores. Observe proper decorum when exploring around as locals still live in the neighbourhood.

For a taste of the local food, head over to Jagalchi Market, a famous market for fresh seafood in Busan. Visit the Gukje market too, to enjoy various local street food like chungmu gimbap, sundae, and bibim dangmyeon.

Travel budget in Busan

Korean Won (KRW) is the official currency of Busan, South Korea. As of 30 April 2019, KRW1,000 = RM3.55. On average, meals in a restaurant cost around RM23. As for where to stay in Busan, the city offers varied options from homestays to 5-star hotels. The average price of hotels in Busan is RM200 per night.

Busan, Korea visa information for Malaysians

Malaysian passport holders do not need a visa to enter Busan, South Korea. Busan is visa-free to Malaysians for up 90 days. For extended stays, visa registration is available at the immigration office within 90 days of entry.

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Information is accurate as of 30 April 2019.

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