Traveling From Seoul to Daejeon by KTX Train

Seoul Station
Daejeon Station

Traveling in South Korea is made easy and efficient by the Korean Train Express (KTX), the high-speed rail system that connects major cities.

This blog post will guide you on your journey from Seoul to Daejeon by KTX train. 🚄

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Korail, the national railroad operator in South Korea, manages the KTX.

For any queries or assistance, you can reach Korail’s customer service at 1544-7788 or 1588-7788.

The KTX from Seoul to Daejeon takes the Gyeongbu line, a major railway line that connects Seoul, Daejeon, and Busan.

Korea Train Express (KTX) Gyeongbu Line 
Seoul to Daejeon
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As of December 29, 2023, the fare for a one-way trip in Economy Class for adults is 23,700 KRW.

Please refer to the table below for more details.

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The travel time from Seoul to Daejeon by KTX is roughly 65 minutes, making it an incredibly time-efficient mode of transportation.

The first train typically departs from Seoul Station at 5:12 AM, and the last departs at 11:27 PM.

The KTX station in Seoul is located at Seoul Station, central to the city.

In Daejeon, the KTX station is located at Daejeon Station.

Trains typically run every day 71 times.

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Traveling from Seoul to Daejeon by KTX is a quick, comfortable, and convenient option.

With frequent services and efficient travel times, it’s the ideal choice for both locals and tourists alike.

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  • Yes, KTX is known for its punctuality, ensuring passengers reach their destinations on time.
  • Yes, KTX offers various discounts for seniors, students, and group travelers.
  • The customer service number for KTX is +82-1544-7788 + 7. For foreigners who may need assistance, such as travel information, they operate a +82-1330 Call Center for your reference. (Operates 24 hours)
  • The travel time is approximately 1 hour and 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Yes, KTX stations are designed to be accessible for passengers with mobility challenges.
  • Yes, You can purchase the tickets through the link below.

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