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

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Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

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

$19 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h

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

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1 h 33 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

$18 - $20

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 ₩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 takes 54 min and costs ₩21,000 - ₩110,000.

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The distance between Daejeon and Seoul is 144 km. The road distance is 178 km.

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The train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station takes 54 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Daejeon and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 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 and arriving at Seoul Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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

Korail operates a train from Daejeon to Seoul every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $95 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daejeon to Seoul every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $95
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$91
Economy Class
$65
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Suseo SRT
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$16 - $18
First Class
$24 - $26
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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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