Shortest travel time:
50 m
Longest travel time:
2 h 11 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$20
Avg. daily departures:
122
Earliest departure:
05:05
Latest departure:
23:30
Seoul
160 km
Daejeon

Seoul to Daejeon Train Information

The best opportunity to discover miraculous South Korea when traveling from Seoul to Daejeon is taking a KTX high-speed train. There are two coach classes to select from: 2nd Class (Standard) with seats arranged 2 by 2, and 1st class with seats arranged 2 by 1. Thanks to the extensive schedule featuring 40+ departures, the trip becomes simple: you can choose the most convenient departure time, preferred travel class and enjoy scenic landscapes for almost an hour in absolute comfort. During the ride, the train from Daejeon to Seoul covers the distance of 160 km (99 mi), providing passengers with cozy seats, vending machines, and onboard bathroom facilities. With the help of Rail Ninja, you can easily explore Seoul to Daejeon train timetable and book your tickets within a few minutes.

 

Is there a high-speed train from Seoul to Daejeon?

Yes, both cities are served by the bullet KTX trains, boasting the astotishing top speed of 305 km/h (190 mph).

How can I get from Seoul to Daejeon by train?

You can catch a direct train from Seoul to Daejeon at the Seoul Central Station. In about an hour, you will arrive at Daejeon or Seodaejeon station, depending on your travel plans.

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Seoul to Daejeon Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
50 min
2 hrs 9 min
05:05
11:43
45
Afternoon trains
55 min
2 hrs 6 min
12:00
17:35
42
Evening trains
50 min
2 hrs 11 min
18:00
20:50
24
Night trains
55 min
2 hrs 1 min
21:00
23:30
11

Trains on Seoul - Daejeon Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
KTX
Bullet train
50 min
$25
91
Express train
1 hrs 39 min
$24
10
Intercity train
1 hrs 55 min
$20
21
9.2 / 10 based on 53 reviews

Seoul to Daejeon Train Review & Rating

The trip is around 1 hour, good train, no complaints!

Kristen H. about traveling from Seoul to Daejeon