KTX High-Speed Trains

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KTX Train Amenities

Routes Connecting Different Regions
305 km/h
1 year in advance
Coach Classes
1st and 2nd

Korean Train Routes

Modern KTX bullet trains connect Korean cities just within a few hours, and offer multiple convenient routes for Korea's citizens and visitors. These high-speed trains is a popular choice for the comfort and speed that they offer onboard as well as convenient departure and arrival stations.

The most popular route is connecting Seoul and Busan, but there are other, very important and convenient routes starting in Seoul that operate on 5 different lines: Gyeongbu, Honam, Gyeongjeon, Jeolla, and Gangneung lines.
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KTX Stations

Thanks to the remarkable efficiency of the KTX high-speed train system, traversing the length of the country from its northern reaches to the southern tip has become not just feasible, but remarkably convenient.

Originating from the bustling hub of Seoul, the KTX trains serve as vital arteries connecting the nation's major cities. Departing from four train stations within Seoul – namely Seoul Station, Yongsan Station, Cheongnyangni Station, and Yoeungdongpo Station – these sleek bullet trains whisk passengers away to their destinations with impressive speed and efficiency.

Beyond mere transportation, the KTX high-speed rail network represents a testament to South Korea's commitment to cutting-edge infrastructure and technological advancement. With its unmatched speed, reliability, and connectivity, KTX has undoubtedly transformed the way people explore and experience the diverse landscapes and cultures of South Korea.
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Korean Trains Classes

Experience the comfort and convenience aboard South Korea's renowned KTX and KTX-Sancheon high-speed trains, operated by Korail. With two distinct car class options – Economy Class Seats (2nd class) and 1st Class Seats – passengers can tailor their journey to suit their preferences and budget.

Upon boarding, your ticket will clearly designate whether your seat is forward-facing or backward-facing, allowing you to select the optimal seating arrangement for your comfort. While both classes offer a range of amenities to enhance your journey, including spacious seating, Wi-Fi access, and onboard dining options, First Class passengers enjoy additional perks and privileges. From priority boarding and extra legroom to complimentary meals and dedicated service, the First Class experience sets the standard for luxury travel.

Before embarking on your KTX adventure, consider exploring Rail Ninja Reviews for insights and firsthand accounts from fellow travelers. These reviews provide valuable information and tips to help you make informed decisions and ensure a memorable journey aboard South Korea's premier high-speed rail network. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, KTX and KTX-Sancheon promise an unparalleled blend of speed, comfort, and service, setting the stage for an unforgettable travel experience.

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