We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
First class from Busan to Seoul

Comfortable. Clean. On time. Limited staff. Easy to use. Efficient. I would use the train... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ann C
,
Nashville, Tennessee
Train to Daegeon

Train on time slightly expensive, Seating arrangement is not realy spacious. Overall the distance... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
M C
Read all 761 reviews
422
All photos (422)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seoul station”(69 reviews)
“bullet train”(12 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
18°
Oct
10°
Nov
-4°
Dec
Contact
Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Station / City Hall
Website
+82 1544-7788
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Seoul
from USD 120.00
More Info
from USD 110.00
More Info
from USD 47.05
More Info
from USD 75.00
More Info
Reviews (761)
Filter reviews
427 results
Traveller rating
259
129
26
7
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
259
129
26
7
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews seoul station bullet train high speed train comfortable ride smooth ride luggage storage free wifi on board rail pass minutes before departure great ride train service online reservation fast train ticket counter information desk south korea trains run
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 427 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Comfortable. Clean. On time. Limited staff. Easy to use. Efficient. I would use the train system again. Overall a good experience. We traveled from Busan to Seoul with no issues.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Train on time slightly expensive, Seating arrangement is not realy spacious. Overall the distance is not far so its ok.

Thank M C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I booked the KTX first class from Busan to Seoul. You go to the platform 15-20 mins before departure. Basically no security checks whatsoever. When you book online, the tickets are immediately issued and you would have to print out a physical copy and save...More

Thank striker388
Reviewed 2 days ago

I use the KTX for business trips. The trains are punctual. Once in the train, the car seats are comfortable. Would be great if they had charging stations. Otherwise, the KTX is a great comfortable ride when traveling in Korea city to city.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I travelled on KTX from Busan to Seoul. The train departed on time and I was sitting in economy class which was comfort, smooth and quite nice. However, the train made 5-6 stops before approaching to its final destination at Seoul station. Hence, it arrived...More

1  Thank Kiet Q
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took the KTX from Seoul to the Olympic village and again it was fast and efficient; it will get you anywhere you need to go in Korea.

Thank Jasev01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely the way to go - buy tickets in advance online. Pros: - FAST (300kph) modern & comfortable trip. - Recommend 1st Class - roomy seats - GREAT scenery!!! - Both stations easy to maneuver Cons: - NO WiFi - wasn’t working!! - No food...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the KTX from Seoul and Busan. Found it comfortable and it was a neat way to see South Korea. Didn't have much issue with luggage. Do recommend trying if traveling long distances.

Thank MBMatt1147
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're used to cheap train travel in many other parts of the world, the ticket prices in Korea may be a shock, but it was good value given the reliability, comfort, on-board wifi and speed to get all over the country. When we accidentally...More

Thank Alison193
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient. But the seats are a little too small for an adult. In my opinion maybe they can make the seats larger about 50%. I am an Asian still think it is too small. 非常便利。 但是唯有椅子似乎超嫌狹小。 我個人認為或許他們可以把椅子加大50%左右。 我身為一個亞洲人都嫌椅子有點小了。

Thank sam70651988
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 595 nearby hotels
Millennium Seoul Hilton
2,082 reviews
.46 km away
Hotel Manu
692 reviews
.52 km away
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Seoul Namdaemun
1,347 reviews
.79 km away
Namsan City Hotel Myeongdong
72 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 124,138 nearby restaurants
Paris Croissant Seoul Station
16 reviews
.09 km away
Paik's Coffee Seoul Station
32 reviews
.12 km away
Paris Croissant
5 reviews
.12 km away
Beans and Berries
11 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,859 nearby attractions
Seoul Metro
11,260 reviews
1.10 km away
Namdaemun Market
2,479 reviews
.94 km away
Shinsegae Dept. Store Main
287 reviews
1.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ethel81
14 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from lijo c | Reviewed this property |
You can check your reservation with email
0
Votes
Fearless19958
12 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Judey V | Reviewed this property |
Where are you planning to go?
0
Votes
yeanfang
11 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lidya1975 | Reviewed this property |
click and read properly time & date before u made train reservation online . make sure no additional charge. maybe u accidentally clicked on first class column
0
Votes