KTX Trains Timetables

​Modern KTX bullet trains connect Korean cities just within a few hours, and offer multiple convenient routes for Korea's citizens and visitors. More than 230 daily KTX operations indicate, that they are very frequently used and became an essential means of transportation. People find these trains reliable not without a reason: KTX trains run like clockwork, they are safe, fast, and environmentally friendly.
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KTX Train Amenities

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High-Speed Trains
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230 daily departures

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Explore Korea by Train

Find the current KTX high-speed trains timetables, travel times, and prices on Rail.Ninja. Below you can find the preliminary information about the main KTX high-speed train routes. Please note that the departure and arrival times as well as the number of daily departures may vary depending on the day of the week. The "summer' and "winter" train schedule changes too.
*Please note that the route information can change due to your chosen departure date and time.

KTX Train Lines & Routes

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. Check all KTX lines.

Gyeongbu • Honam • Gyeongjeon • Jeolla • Gangneung

Most popular KTX train routes

Traveling by KTX train from Seoul to Busan is very easiest and fast, as it can take as short as 2 hours 15 minutes. This is definitely smoother than air travel, and more convenient than taking a plane.

The distance from Seoul to Daegu is 310 km, and travel time is around 1 hour and 30 minutes by ktx train, operated by Korail. It is also the quickest and most comfortable way.

The journey from Seoul to Jeonju by a ktx train takes approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. The distance between cities is 237 km. It is a very comfortable way to reach the western part of Korea.

The distance between the capital of Korea, Seoul, and Ulsan is 404 km. Train journey between the cities takes approximately 2 hours, and brings very nice experiences, as you travel in comfort and ease.

KTX high-speed train from Seoul to Daejon has more than 50 daily departures. It takes approximately 50 minutes to travel between the 2 cities. The distance is 160 km.

There are multiple daily departures for Seoul to Gwangju (and reverse route). The distance between the two cities is 357 km, and it takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes to travel.