Seoul to Gwangju Train

A bullet train run by KTX is the best option for travelers who plan to travel from Seoul to Gwangju. In contrast to airports, train stations offer comfortable locations within city limits.

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357 kilometers

Travel time

Travel time

1 hour 48 minutes

Trains per day

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Seoul to Gwangju Train Schedule

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


Seoul to Gwangju Railway Route Map

There is no doubt that South Korea is one of the most exciting destinations in the world because of its magical aura. Taking the high-speed train from Seoul to Gwangju is not only an incredibly enjoyable way to get from point A to point B, but also to take in both stunning Gwangju and magnificent Seoul scenery. The journey offers a unique blend of urban landscapes and serene countryside views, providing travelers with a visual feast. The high-speed train service ensures a smooth and swift ride, typically taking less than three hours, allowing you to spend more time exploring and less time commuting. Onboard, passengers can enjoy comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and dining options, making the trip both relaxing and convenient.

Booking your tickets online is quick and easy, offering flexibility and peace of mind. Upon arrival, both Gwangju and Seoul train stations are strategically located and well-connected to local transportation, making it easy to access key attractions, hotels, and dining spots. Whether you're heading to the bustling markets and historic sites of Seoul or the vibrant art scene and natural beauty of Gwangju, this train journey promises to enhance your South Korean adventure.

Train from Seoul to Gwangju: 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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