There are 5 ways to get from Daejeon to Seoul by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan / ...

$19 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus Ko Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Daejeon to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus TxBus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Yuseong to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal

$12 - $13

Taxi  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Daejeon to Seoul 111 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Seoul 111 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩13,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Seoul is to train which costs ₩21,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Daejeon and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Daejeon Station station and arriving at Seoul Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Daejeon and Seoul is 144 km. The road distance is 177.6 km.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs ₩21,000 - ₩24,000.

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The train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Daejeon to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Daejeon station.

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Map of how to get from Daejeon to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Daejeon, South Korea and Seoul, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Daejeon to Seoul hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daejeon to Seoul every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Korail
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Yuseong to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Daejeon to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Jaeil Taxi
Phone
+8242-522-4061

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