Daegu to Seoul High-Speed Train

​The KTX trains are a wonderful way to get between Daegu and Seoul. It's the fastest option you can find, often cheaper than taking an airplane or bus, and it is also offers economy class seats for those who are on a budget as well as business class seats that will give you more legroom if needed. The ride takes only 1 h 34 m, so there won't be any needless delays in your trip. You can buy your KTX tickets online, or at the train station.

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Departures per day

133 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

1 hour 34 minutes

Train station


310 km

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Daegu to Seoul Train Schedule

Daegu to Seoul Route & Map

If you need to go from Daegu to Seoul, your best option is the KTX. Known as one of South Korea's most reliable trains, it will get you there in just 1 hour and 34 minutes! With 133 departures per day at a frequency of every 30-90 minutes on weekdays and weekends, finding an available seat shouldn't be too difficult for travelers who want time savings when traveling between these two popular cities. Here you can check the route and map.

The Daegu-Seoul train route is a vital transportation artery connecting Daegu, a major city in South Korea's southeast, with the bustling capital, Seoul. Covering a distance of approximately 300 kilometers (about 186 miles), this route offers travelers a convenient and efficient means of traversing between these two significant urban hubs.
Whether for work or leisure, the Daegu-Seoul train route provides passengers with a convenient and enjoyable way to travel between these two vibrant cities, allowing them to experience the best of South Korea's culture, cuisine, and attractions.

KTX Train Lines Map

  • Departing from Daegu's main railway station, travelers can board the KTX high-speed train, which provides a swift journey to Seoul in approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • As the train travels northwestward, passengers are treated to panoramic views of South Korea's diverse landscapes, including rural countryside, rolling hills, and occasional glimpses of urban development.
  • Upon arrival in Seoul, passengers have easy access to the city's extensive public transportation network, enabling them to reach their final destination within the capital or continue their journey to other parts of the country.
  • The Daegu-Seoul route is popular among commuters, tourists, and business travelers alike, offering convenience, comfort, and reliability.
  • Travelers can plan their journey effectively using detailed railway maps provided by Korail, South Korea's national railway operator, which outline train routes, stations, and connections.

Stations Servicing Daegu - Seoul Trains

If you are planning to move from Daegu to Seoul, your train will depart from Daegu, 550 Dongdaegu-ro, Sinam 4(sa)-dong, Dong-gu, and arrive at Yongsan Station in Seoul.

Departing from

302-155 Chilseong 2(i)-ga, Buk-gu, Daegu, 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.


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