Seoul to Busan Train

KTX trains connect this multifaceted country like a web, making it easy to explore its diverse corners. The train ride from Seoul to Busan is like no other. As a result, it is one of the most popular routes for travelers due to its short travel time of only 2 hours and 15 minutes.​
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417 kilometers

Travel time

Travel time

2 hours 24 minutes

Trains per day

Daily Departures


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Seoul to Busan Train Schedule

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


Seoul to Busan Railway Route Map

You can get around South Korea by taking the train from Seoul to Busan in a fast, modern way. The short travel time of 2 hours and 15 minutes makes this route one of the most popular routes among travelers. This journey across this multifaceted country will make you feel like you are on a quest for the best hidden gems!

Along the way, enjoy the comfort and convenience of state-of-the-art train amenities, including high-speed internet, reclining seats, and onboard dining options. Large windows offer panoramic views of the diverse South Korean landscape, from urban skylines to rural vistas. Frequent departures throughout the day mean you can easily fit this train trip into your travel schedule, making it a hassle-free way to explore from coast to coast.

Train from Seoul to Busan: 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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