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

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

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

$7 - $65

4 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Suseo SRT SRT Busan
  2. Take the subway from Suseo Station to Euljiro 3-ga Station 3-Orange

$17 - $19

Bus  •  2 h

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

$11 - $14

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

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The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩12,000 - ₩16,000 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Seoul is to train which costs ₩8,500 - ₩75,000 and takes 1 h 6 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 every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 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 6 min and costs ₩8,500 - ₩75,000.

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The train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Daejeon to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Daejeon Station.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Seoul is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs ₩8,500 - ₩75,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩12,000 - ₩16,000 and takes 2 h.

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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

Korail operates a train from Daejeon to Seoul every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daejeon to Seoul every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$7 - $22
Economy Class
$9 - $26
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$16 - $18
First Class
$23 - $26
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 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.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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Daejeon to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Daejeon to Seoul train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Seoul Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Daejeon to Seoul is 178 km. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Daejeon to Seoul.

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There are 1791+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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