KTX Trains from Gwangju to Seoul

If you're looking for an efficient way to get from Gwangju to Seoul, why not take a train? Famous KTX bullet trains run by Korail are the most convenient option, as they boast fast travel time, excellent onboard amenities, and two travel classes to choose from. KTX trains are among the most popular ways to travel in South Korea, so make sure to book your Gwangju to Seoul train tickets online in advance.

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Gwangju to Seoul Route Info

Trains daily
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Fastest trip

1h 49min

Gwangju to Seoul Route Map and Stations

KTX departs from Gwangju train station: 1003-1 Songjeong-dong, Gwangju, South Korea

KTX arrives at ​Seoul train station: 405 Hangang-daero, Bongnaedong 2(i)-ga, Yongsan-gu, , Seoul, South Korea

KTX from Gwangju to Seoul route: the distance between 2 cities is 357 kilometers and a high-speed KTX train is the most convenient ​

KTX from Gwangju to Seoul departures: there are 8 departures by bullet trains, operated by Korail

Gwangju to Seoul ktx map

Gwangju - Seoul Timetable

All About Gwangju - Seoul Route

  • 1
    How long is the KTX ride from Gwangju to Seoul?

    Your trip time from Gwangju to Seoul will wary according to your chosen departure. The shortest train time is around 1 hour and 48 minutes, the longest train ride is around 3 hours 12 minutes.

  • 2
    Should I book Gwangju-Seoul tickets in advance?
    ​Gwangju to Seoul isn't the most popular route in Korea, it has less than 10 daily departures. We suggest to secure your seats if you are planning to travel during weekends or in summer, as the high-speed KTX train tickets tend to sell fast.

    If you want to book your tickets more than 1 month in advance, you will need to book them online. It allows you to book your tickets up to 1 year in advance. You can check all schedules and book your tickets on online booking platform Rail.Ninja.

  • 3
    What is KTX Gwangju to Seoul train ticket price?

    The price for your ticket will depend on your travel date (is it a weekend or a regular day), when you are buying, and your travel class. Usually, the Economy Class Seat price starts from ​51 USD per ticket, and from 71 USD per ticket for a 1st Class Seat.

  • 4
    How to buy KTX train ticket from Gwangju to Seoul?
    You can purchase your high-speed KTX tickets from Gwangju to Seoul online, from ticket desks or from ticket machines at the train station in Korea.

    The easiest and and time-saving way is to purchase your tickets online.

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