Daejeon to Seoul High-Speed Train

​If you're looking for a fast and affordable way to get from Daejeon to Seoul, the train is your best choice. You can plan ahead of time with the Korail or KTX trains leaving 110 times per day. The trip between these two Korean cities takes 53 minutes on average, and it's super convenient too because there are Economy Class seats as well as Business Class! Train tickets can be bought online or at the station.

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Departures per day

110 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

53 minutes

Train station


160 km


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Daejeon to Seoul Train Schedule

Daejeon to Seoul Route & Map

The Seoul train line map and route is a great way to get around South Korea. The KTX trains are efficient, clean, safe, and fast-traveling which makes them the perfect option for medium distances in South Korea's urban areas or short trips outside of it. And if you're looking for the route or lines map, you can find them right here below.

The Daejeon-Seoul train route is a vital transportation link connecting Daejeon, a dynamic city in South Korea's central region, with the bustling capital, Seoul. Spanning approximately 160 kilometers (about 99 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 main railway station, travelers can board the KTX high-speed train or Mugunghwa intercity train for a journey to Seoul, typically taking around 1 to 2 hours.
  • As the train travels northward, passengers can enjoy scenic views of South Korea's varied landscapes, including rural countryside, rolling hills, and glimpses of urban areas.
  • Upon arrival in Seoul, passengers are greeted by a vibrant metropolis known for its modern skyscrapers, historic sites, and diverse cultural attractions and entertainment options.
  • The Daejeon-Seoul route is popular among both domestic and international travelers, offering opportunities to explore cultural landmarks, enjoy shopping and dining experiences, and access the numerous attractions available in the capital 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 - Seoul Trains

If you are planning to go from Daejeon to Seoul​​, your train will depart from Daejeon station, 1 Jeong Dong, Dong Gu, and arrive to Yongsan Station in Seoul.

Departing from

1 Jeong Dong, Dong Gu,, Daejeon, 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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​ Time: 50 min

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​ Time: 1 hrs 45 min

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