Seoul to Daegu High-Speed Train

​Taking a train is the fastest way to get from Seoul to Daegu. Why not take advantage and use this time with purpose? Check out Korail and KTX trains running multiple times daily. This trip takes only 1 hour 33 minutes! The carriers offer Economy and Business seats for you to make a choice. Also, you can buy your KTX tickets online, or at the train station.

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Departures per day

105 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

1 hour 33 minutes

Train station


310 km

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Seoul to Daegu Train Schedule

About Seoul to Daegu Route & Map

About Seoul Daegu Route & Map

With its blend of convenience, speed, and scenic beauty, the Seoul-Daegu train route offers passengers an enjoyable and memorable way to explore different regions of South Korea while experiencing the comfort and efficiency of the country's high-speed rail network.
The Seoul-Daegu train route serves as a crucial transportation link connecting South Korea's capital, Seoul, with the bustling city of Daegu, located in the country's southeast region. Spanning approximately 300 kilometers (about 186 miles) through diverse landscapes and urban centers, this route offers passengers a convenient and efficient way to travel between these two major cities.

KTX Train Lines Map

  • Departing from Seoul's major railway stations, such as Seoul Station or Yongsan Station, the KTX high-speed train offers a swift journey to Daegu, typically taking around 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • As the train travels southeastward, passengers can enjoy scenic views of South Korea's countryside, including rolling hills, farmland, and occasional glimpses of urban areas.
  • Upon arrival in Daegu, passengers are greeted by a dynamic city known for its rich cultural heritage, bustling markets, and modern amenities.
  • The Seoul-Daegu route is popular among both domestic and international travelers, whether for business, leisure, or exploring the historical and cultural attractions that Daegu has to offer.
  • To assist travelers in planning their journey, detailed railway maps are available from Korail, South Korea's national railway operator, providing information on train routes, stations, and connections.

Stations Servicing Seoul - Daegu Trains

You should know that there are two railway stations in Daegu: Daegu Station and Dongdaegu (East Daegu) Station. The difference between them is that Daegu station serves only Saemaeul and Mugunghwa trains, while from Dongdaegu you can depart further to other South Korean cities.
405 Hangang-daero, Bongnaedong 2(i)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Arriving at

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

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

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