Gangneung 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!
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Departures per day

14 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

1 hour 51 minutes

Train station


229 km

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Gangneung to Seoul Train Schedule

Gangneung to Seoul Route & Map

There are many ways to get from Gangneung in South Korea to Seoul, but the fastest and most convenient way is by the KTX train. And if you're looking for a KTX train map and route of the trip from Gangneung to Seoul, then you will find all the necessary information here. You can also book tickets online.

The Gangneung-Seoul train route offers a vital connection between Gangneung, a coastal city on South Korea's eastern coast, and the bustling capital, Seoul. Spanning approximately 200 kilometers (about 124 miles) through diverse landscapes and urban centers, this route provides travelers with a convenient and efficient mode of transportation between these two significant destinations.

KTX Train Lines Map

  • Departing from Gangneung's main railway station, travelers can board the KTX high-speed train for a swift journey to Seoul, typically taking around 2 to 2.5 hours.
  • As the train travels westward, passengers can enjoy scenic views of South Korea's varied landscapes, including coastal scenery, mountainous terrain, and glimpses of rural life.
  • Upon arrival in Seoul, passengers are greeted by a vibrant metropolis known for its rich history, cultural attractions, and modern amenities.
  • The Gangneung-Seoul route is popular among both domestic and international travelers, offering opportunities to explore cultural sites, indulge in shopping and dining experiences, and access the diverse range of 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 Gangneung - Seoul Trains

If you are planning to go from Gangneung to Seoul​, your train will depart from Gangneung, Gyo 2(i)-dong, and arrive to Yongsan Station in Seoul.

Departing from

Gyo 2(i)-dong, Gangneung, 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

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