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

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Daejeon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Daejeon 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 Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Suseo SRT to Daejeon Station
Avg. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$14 - $17
First Class
$21 - $24
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Daejeon
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr
Kakao taxi
Website
kakao.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Seoul to Daejeon?

The distance between Seoul and Daejeon is 144 km. The road distance is 164 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Seoul to Daejeon?

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Daejeon is to bus which costs ₩15,000 and takes 2 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Seoul to Daejeon?

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Daejeon is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs ₩19,000.

Is there a direct train between Seoul and Daejeon?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Daejeon Station. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Daejeon?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Daejeon. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Daejeon?

The train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.