Busan to Seoul High-Speed Train

​Some people may think that it is more convenient to take a bus or fly, but trains can be just as fast and cheaper than these options. In fact, the train from Busan to Seoul takes two hours! There are several types of seats available for you on the train: Economy Class and Business Class. What could be more convenient than purchasing your ticket online before you even arrive at the airport? You can get everything ready in advance, and when it's time to go on vacation all that is left for you to do is wait!
Find your train and book train tickets with Rail.Ninja® - a global independent online reservation service agency for train tickets

Departures per day

71 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

2 hours 15 minutes

Train station


417 km

Ticket price starts from:


Busan to Seoul Train Schedule

Busan to Seoul Route & Map

Looking for Busan to Seoul train line map and route? If you are planning to move from Busan to Seoul or vice versa, take Gyeongbu train line. There are two types of high-speed trains which can ride to the destination point on this line: either KTX or SRT high-speed train. Feel free to choose the nearest train station and book your ticket.
The Busan-Seoul train route serves as a vital link connecting South Korea's second-largest city, Busan, to the capital, Seoul. Covering approximately 400 kilometers (about 250 miles) along the nation's eastern coast, this route offers travelers a convenient and efficient mode of transportation between two of the country's most significant urban centers.

Whether for business or leisure, the Busan-Seoul train route provides a convenient and comfortable way to travel between these two vibrant cities, allowing passengers to make the most of their time exploring the cultural, culinary, and historical attractions that South Korea has to offer.

KTX Train Lines Map

  • Departing from Busan's main railway station, Busan Station, or other stations in the city, the KTX high-speed train provides a swift journey to Seoul, typically taking around 2.5 to 3 hours.
  • Passengers on this route are treated to picturesque views of South Korea's varied landscapes, including coastal vistas, rural scenery, and glimpses of urban life.
  • Upon arrival in Seoul, passengers have easy access to the city's extensive public transportation network, allowing for seamless onward travel to their final destination within the capital or beyond.
  • Travelers can choose from various classes of service on the KTX trains, ranging from standard to premium, each offering amenities to enhance the journey experience.
  • To assist travelers in planning their trip, detailed railway maps are available from Korail, the national railway operator of South Korea. These maps illustrate the train routes, stations, and connections, enabling passengers to navigate the railway network with ease.

Stations Servicing Busan - Seoul Trains

Trains from Busan to Seoul depart from Busan Station (KTX), and arive to one out of 4 different stations: Seoul Station, Yongsan Station, Cheongnyangni Station, Yoeungdongpo Station.
Jungang-daero, Choryang 3(sam)-dong, Dong-gu, Busan, South Korea
405 Hangang-daero, Bongnaedong 2(i)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

*The exact departure and arrival station information will be shown on your ticket.


Main Related Routes in Korea

Seoul - Busan Bullet Trains

Distance: 417 km /259 mi
​ Time: 2 hrs 15 min

Seoul - Gyeongju Bullet Trains

Distance: 335 km /208 mi
​ Time: 1 hrs 59 min

Seoul - Daejeon Bullet Trains

Distance: 160 km /99 mi
​ Time: 50 min

Gwangju - Seoul Bullet Trains

Distance: 357 km /221 mi
​ Time: 1 hrs 45 min

Tours and Activities in Busan & Seoul

Tours to Busan & Seoul

Find the best land tours to Korea, or create a private tour to Busan & Seoul

What to do in Busan & Seoul

About KTX Trains

Find the best activities for your trip to Korea this year

Learn more about KTX High Speed trains and tickets to Seoul

Firebirdtours logo
Triptile logo
Rail.Ninja logo