Daejeon to Busan High-Speed Train

Enjoy a comfort ride between two of South Korea's most stunning cities with the Daejeon to Busan train. Get up close to some of the best natural scenery South Korea has to offer, as well as explore some of the amazing sights along the way. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your journey to Busan on a high-speed train. So come on, book a train ticket from Daejeon to Busan on the best train available. Enjoy the journey of a lifetime today!

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Departures per day

62 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

1 hours 23 minutes

Train station


258 km

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Daejeon to Busan Train Schedule

Daejeon to Busan Route & Map

Be well prepared for your future travel! Take the Gyeongbu train line to depart to Busan. The KTX bullet train brings you to your destination in around 1.5 hours. We recommend booking your ticket online, so you can avoid long lines and await your travel without hassle and bustle.

The Daejeon-Busan train route provides an essential connection between Daejeon, located in the central part of South Korea, and Busan, the vibrant coastal city in the southeastern region. Covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometers (about 155 miles) through diverse landscapes and urban centers, this route offers travelers a convenient and efficient mode of transportation between these two significant destinations.

KTX Train Lines Map

  • Departing from Daejeon's major railway stations, such as Daejeon Station, travelers can board the KTX high-speed train or Mugunghwa intercity train for a journey to Busan, typically taking around 2 hours.
  • As the train travels southeastward, passengers can enjoy scenic views of South Korea's varied landscapes, including rural countryside, rolling hills, and glimpses of urban areas.
  • Upon arrival in Busan, passengers are greeted by a city known for its vibrant coastal atmosphere, including its bustling port, scenic beaches, and rich cultural heritage.
  • The Daejeon-Busan route is popular among both domestic and international travelers, offering opportunities to explore coastal landmarks, visit cultural institutions, and experience the dynamic urban life of South Korea's second-largest city.
  • Detailed railway maps provided by Korail, South Korea’s national railway operator, offer valuable information on train routes, stations, and connections, assisting travelers in planning their journey effectively.

Stations Servicing Daejeon - Busan Trains

When traveling from Daejeon to Busan​​, your train will depart from Daejeon station, 1 Jeong Dong, Dong Gu, and you'll arrive at Busan Station.

Departing from

1 Jeong Dong, Dong Gu,, Daejeon, South Korea
Jungang-daero, Choryang 3(sam)-dong, Dong-gu, Busan, South Korea

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


Main Related Routes in Korea

Busan - Daejeon Bullet Trains

Distance: 258 km /160 mi
​ Time: 1 hr 21 min

Daegu - Pyeongtaek Bullet Trains

​Distance: 217 km /135 mi
​ Time: 2 hrs 29 min

Seoul - Gwangju Bullet Trains

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

Seoul - Busan Bullet Trains

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

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