357 km
Departure station:
Kwangju, Buk-gu, Jungheung-dong, 611, Gwangju, South Korea
1003-1 Songjeong-dong, Gwangju, South Korea
Arrival station:
405 Hangang-daero, Bongnaedong 2(i)-ga, Yongsan-gu, , Seoul, South Korea
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Bullet train
1 hrs 48 min

If you're planning on traveling from Gwangju to Seoul, you should know that a bullet train run by KTX is the most convenient option to take off. Unlike airports, train stations provide a comfortable location within the city line. Another undeniable advantage of this railway journey is speed: the train takes you from Gwangju-Songjeong Station in Gwangju to Seoul Central Station in about 2 hours, making it is the fastest way to move between the towns. With an online booking & expert advice platform Rail Ninja, you can check the Gwangju to Seoul train schedule, offering about 10 daily departures, and book your train tickets in a few clicks.


Where can I board KTX trains in Seoul?

In Seoul, KTX high-speed trains depart from four stations: Seoul Station, Yongsan Station, Cheongnyangni Station, and Yoeungdongpo Station.

How fast is the KTX train in Korea?

With the maximum travel speed of 305 kph (190 mph), KTX express trains provide the quickest rail service in entire South Korea.

How do I get from Gwangju to Seoul?

To get from Gwangju to Seoul by rail, you need to get onboard the chosen train at the Gwangju-Songjeong station, which can be easily reached via public transport. There is no need to change trains on your way to the capital, so in 2 hours, you arrive right at the Seoul Central Station.

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Shortest travel time:
1 hrs 48 min
Longest travel time:
3 hrs 12 min

Gwangju to Seoul Train Review & Rating

Great ride, will happily do it again.

Hilda F. about traveling from Gwangju to Seoul