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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to KAIST by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station KTXSeoul-Pohang
  2. Take the subway from Daejeon Station to Wolpyeong Station Daejeon 1

$21 - $23

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Train, subway via Seoul Station  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the subway from Daejeon Station to Wolpyeong Station Daejeon 1

$10 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Yuseong

$16

Subway, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from City Hall Station to Gangbyeon Station 2-Green
  2. Take the bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Daejeon Goverment Complex

$12

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul to KAIST 101.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to KAIST 101.8 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to KAIST is to subway and bus which costs ₩13,100 - ₩13,400 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to KAIST is to taxi which costs ₩140,000 - ₩180,000 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to KAIST. However, there are services departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Daejeon Daily via Yuseong Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Seoul and KAIST is 137 km. The road distance is 162.9 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to KAIST without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 52 min and costs ₩23,000 - ₩26,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Seoul to KAIST, including transfers.

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Seoul to KAIST bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to KAIST bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Yuseong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to KAIST is 163 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Seoul to KAIST.

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There are 55+ hotels available in KAIST. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to KAIST every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Korail
Daejeon Metropolitan Rapid Transit
Website
djet.co.kr
Subway from Daejeon Station to Wolpyeong Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
djet.co.kr
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$7 - $22
Economy Class
$9 - $26
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Yuseong
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Daejeon Goverment Complex
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul to KAIST
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr
Kakao taxi
Website
kakao.com

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