KTX Trains from Iksan to Seoul

South Korea is known for its highly developed railroad network, making a train one of the best options for planning a trip from the picturesque Iksan area to Seoul. The KTX bullet trains provide transportation on this route, featuring comfortable seats, ample luggage capacity, and restroom facilities to make your ride as serene as possible. KTX trains will take approximately 1 hour 20 minutes to get to Seoul, while the most lengthy trip takes around 2 hours and 11 minutes. It is possible to buy tickets to Economy/Business class at the train station, but booking tickets online is the smartest choice. As a result, you can book Iksan to Seoul tickets up to a year in advance and save time.
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Iksan to Seoul Route Info

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Iksan to Seoul Route Map and Stations

KTX departs from ​Iksan train station: Changin Dong 2 Ga, Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, Honam, South Korea

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

KTX from Iksan to Seoul route: the distance between 2 cities is 215 kilometers. ​

KTX from Iksan to Seoul departures: there are over 13 daily departures schedules for bullet trains operated by Korail.

Iksan to Seoul ktx map

Iksan - Seoul Timetable

All About Iksan to Seoul Route

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

    Travel time from Iksan to Seoul will vary depending on the departure and train you take. The shortest travel time with a KTX train is around 1 hour and 20 minutes, while a train ride with regular trains can take a bit less than 2 hours 11 minutes.

  • 2
    Should I book Iksan - Seoul tickets in advance?
    Taking the Iksan - Seoul train route, you should make sure to book a seat at least a few months in advance. Especially if you are planning to travel during weekends or in summer, as the high-speed KTX train tickets tend to sell fast.

    In order to book your tickets more than one month in advance, you need to book online. If you're interested in booking rail tickets for up to a year in advance, you should check out Rail Ninja. There is also information about stations and trains that serve the route, as well as all the latest schedules.

  • 3
    What is KTX Iksan 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 ​41 USD per ticket, and from 74 USD per ticket for a 1st Class Seat.

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    How to buy KTX ticket from Iksan to Seoul?
    If you are traveling from Iksan to Seoul, you can buy your ​high-speed KTX tickets online, from a ticket desk, or from a machine at the Korea train station. Online ticket purchases are the simplest and most time-saving method.

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