Gwangju to Seoul Train

When traveling from Gwangju to Seoul, KTX's bullet trains are the most convenient way to get there. This railway journey also has an undeniable advantage in speed: it takes only 2 hours between Gwangju-Songjeong Station and Seoul Central Station.
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357 kilometers

Travel time

Travel time

1 hour 49 minutes

Trains per day

Daily Departures


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Gwangju to Seoul Train Schedule

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*The information is subject to change. Planning a rail journey in South Korea? Check current Gwangju - Seoul train timetable.


Gwangju to Seoul Railway Route Map

For travelers seeking to explore the southern area of South Korea without spending too much time, a high-speed train from Gwangju to Seoul is a great option! The picturesque landscapes and staggering city panorama make this route one of the more scenic in the country. The high-speed train service offers a fast and efficient journey, typically covering the distance in just a few hours, allowing you to maximize your time exploring both cities. Onboard amenities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and dining options, ensuring a pleasant and convenient travel experience.

Booking tickets is simple and can be done online, providing flexibility for last-minute plans or scheduled trips. As the train whisks you through the lush countryside and bustling urban centers, you'll enjoy a unique perspective of South Korea's diverse landscapes. Additionally, both Gwangju and Seoul train stations are well-connected to public transportation networks, making it easy to access local attractions and continue your adventure upon arrival.

Train from Gwangju to Seoul: What You Need to Know

Tips to Buy Train Tickets

  • Book in Advance
    ​Discount train tickets are usually released before departure. Typically, schedules are announced three months in advance since individual schedules are usually scheduled 12 weeks ahead.
  • Be Flexible​
    For cost-effective train travel, look for alternate dates and times. There may still be a better selection of tickets on offer at other dates and times, so keep an eye out.

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