Travel in Korea with KTX

Learn how to travel in Korea using KTX - The fastest, safest and most comfortable way to your destination. To those who are going to visit Korea soon, be sure to check out this article for info such as station addresses, rail ticket prices and total journey times. Have a great trip with KTX!

 

Remember the movie Train to Busan, where the main actor (Gong Yoo), his estranged daughter and other passengers trapped on a speeding train and fought with the soulless zombies all the way from Seoul to Busan? Korea Train eXpress (KTX) is the train featured in the movie. However, unlike what is shown in the movie, KTX is the fastest, safest and most comfortable transport in Korea. You can travel to various cities in Korea in just 3 hours. Cool

KTX is South Korea’s high-speed rail system operated by Korail that runs on 4 lines (Gyeongbu Line, Honam Line, Gyeongjeon Line and Jeolla Line) with the top speed of 305kph. KTX trains connect Seoul Station to Busan Station via Dongdaegu Station on the Gyeongbu Line; Jeonju Station and Yeosu Expo Station via Yongsan Station on the Jeolla Line. Both Seoul and Yongsan stations intersect with the Seoul subway system and other routes on the Korea's rail systemKTX makes it so easy to travel from one province to another in Korea. 

 

KTX Station Addresses

Main Stations  

Incheon Airport Station 

271, Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
인천광역시 중구 공항로 271 (운서동, 인천국제공항역)
 

Seoul  Station

405, Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 용산구 한강대로 405 (동자동)

Yongsan Station

55, Hangang-daero 23-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 용산구 한강대로23길 55 (한강로3가, 용산역)

Depart from Seoul Station  

Dongdaegu Station

550, Dongdaegu-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu
대구광역시 동구 동대구로 550 (신암동, 동대구역)

Singyeongju Station

80, Singyeongjuyeok-ro, Hwacheon-ri, Geoncheon-eup, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 경주시 건천읍 신경주역로 80 (건천읍, 신경주KTX역사)
 

Busan Station

206, Jungang-daero, Dong-gu, Busan
부산광역시 동구 중앙대로 206 (초량동)

Depart from Yongsan Station       

Gwangju Songjeong Station

201, Sangmu-daero, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
광주광역시 광산구 상무대로 201 (송정동)

Jeonju Station

680, Dongbu-daero, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 전주시 덕진구 동부대로 680 (우아동3가) 

Yeosu Expo Station 

2, Mangyang-ro, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do
전라남도 여수시 망양로 2 (덕충동, 여수엑스포역)

 

KTX Route Maps

 Source: info.korail.com/mbs/english/subview.jsp?id=english_050401010000

 

Main Routes Running Time and Maximum Price Per Person (Economy)

Seoul Station - Dongdaegu Station (Daegu City) 1 hr 50 mins

Adult (13 yrs old+): up to 43,500 won
Child (4 to 12 yrs old): up to 21,700 won

Seoul Station - Singyeongju Station (Gyeongsangbukdo) 2 hrs Adult (13 yrs old+): up to 49,300 won
Child (4 to 12 yrs old): up to 24,600 won
Seoul Station - Busan Station 2 hrs 50 mins Adult (13 yrs old+): up to 59,800 won
Child (4 to 12 yrs old): up to 29,900 won
Yongsan Station - Gwangjusongjeong Station (Gwangju City) 2 hrs Adult (13 yrs old+): up to 47,100 won
Child (4 to 12 yrs old): up to 23,500 won
Yongsan Station - Jeonju Station 1 hr 40 mins Adult (13 yrs old+): up to 34,600 won
Child (4 to 12 yrs old): up to 17,300 won
Yongsan Station - Yeosu Expo Station (Jeollanamdo) 3 hrs Adult (13 yrs old+): up to 47,500 won
Child (4 to 12 yrs old): up to 23,700 won

To purchase a KTX ticket, visit Korail’s website and click Rail Tickets tab.

 

 

 

KTX Discount Campaign - Discover Korea Your Way 2017

A good news to all Malaysia free and easy travelers, Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) Malaysia is now partnering with KTX in giving away a 30% OFF voucher on a one-way ticket of all KTX routes. The KTX discount coupon is distributing along with many other exciting coupon deals and free gifts in the DKYW 2017 coupon booklet. Get the booklet now and save more for your Korea trip! How to get the booklet? Visit DKYW 2017 web page.

  

 

KTX Snap, Post & Win Online Contest 

When having one good news is not enough to satisfy you, KTO is now running a Snap, Post & Win contest with KTX to encourage Malaysia travelers to travel in Korea with KTX. All Malaysia travelers who travel to Korea in 2017 will stand a chance to win 2 Korea return flight tickets from May until December 2017. 2 lucky winners will be selected every month. Laughing Now, are you feeling more satisfied? Check out how to participate in this exciting contest! Visit KTX Snap, Post & Win Contest web page. Don’t forget to share this contest with your family and friends.

 

 


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Seoul Tourism
Busan Tourism
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Gangwon-do
Gyeongsangbuk-do
Gyeongsangnam-do
Jeollabuk-do
Jeollanam-do
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