Seoul to Gangneung High-Speed Train

​Taking the KTX train is your best way for a fast and affordable trip from Seoul to Gangneung. You can book tickets online or at any of the stations in either city, with seats available in Economy Class or Business Class. A typical journey takes less than two hours on one of Korail's many trains running between cities.

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Departures per day

14 departures

Time ​on the road

Longest Travel Time

1 hour 49 minutes

Train station


229 km

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Seoul to Gangneung Train Schedule

Seoul to Gangneung Route & Map

Are you looking for a route map to get from Seoul, South Korea's capital city, back to Gangneung? Here is the answer! KTX is not just your average train; it has 8 coaches and travels at speeds of up to 300km/hr. ​It can also shuttle passengers across significant distances with ease while providing full WiFi accessibility so that business professionals, in particular, might have no issue working on the go as they travel through different cities. You can book tickets online.

The Seoul-Gangneung train route connects South Korea's capital, Seoul, with the coastal city of Gangneung, located on the country's eastern coast. Covering a distance of approximately 200 kilometers (about 124 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 Seoul's major railway stations, such as Seoul Station or Yongsan Station, travelers can board the KTX high-speed train for a swift journey to Gangneung, typically taking around 2 to 2.5 hours.
  • As the train travels eastward, passengers can enjoy scenic views of South Korea's varied landscapes, including mountainous terrain, coastal vistas, and glimpses of rural life.
  • Upon arrival in Gangneung, passengers are greeted by a coastal city known for its beautiful beaches, cultural attractions, and delicious seafood.
  • The Seoul-Gangneung route is popular among both domestic and international travelers, offering opportunities for leisurely beach vacations, exploring cultural sites, and enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking and water sports.
  • 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 Seoul - Gangneung Trains

​Trains from Seoul depart from 4 different stations: Seoul Station, Yongsan Station, Cheongnyangni Station, Yoeungdongpo Station, and arrive to Busan Station (KTX).

405 Hangang-daero, Bongnaedong 2(i)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Arriving at

Gyo 2(i)-dong, Gangneung, South Korea

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


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Gwangju - Seoul Bullet Trains

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