Get on a Ride on the Seoul – Daegu High-Speed Train Route
The easiest, as well as the most comfortable way to travel in between Seoul to Daegu, is to travel by a high-speed train. The prices are also flexible and it is also one of the fastest ways to travel between the cities. Generally, it takes a little more than one hour to travel between the stops if you are traveling by a high-speed train from Seoul to Daegu.
Korea Train Express is South Korea’s high-speed rail system, operated by Korail. Construction began on the high-speed line from Seoul to Busan in 1992. KTX services were launched on April 1, 2004. Now, the KTX is an exclusive train service all around South Korea, though the people often wish that the efficient high-speed train service extend its area of functionality to North Korea and Asia, at large.
Daegu has two main stations, namely, Dongdaegu (East Daegu) station and the other one is Daegu station. The Dongdaegu (East Daegu) station is the one which only serves high-speed KTX trains. The high-speed trains are pretty easily accessible and come around at regular intervals. The fare of these trains is not very cheap though it is considerably less than the airfares, which are the only other fast way to travel in South Korea.
The trains are pretty comfortable and relaxing. It is also family friendly and has many facilities and amenities for travelers and tourists as well as common people of South Korea. The rail route connects many significant places of South Korea and Daegu is usually one of the intermediary stops, generally on the way to Busan. The consumer review of the train is positive in about 90 percent of the cases with special emphasis on the spacious seating. Overall, this journey is recommended by a lot of people.
Daegu is surely one of the most enchanting places to travel to. It is known as the “city of Oriental Medicine”. Daegu boasts of Korea’s largest oriental medicine market and the Oriental Medicine Cultural Centre has been at the top of their game for ages. Apart from the city of Daegu has some of the most stunning and picturesque hiking spots with stunning views. From Daegu Apsan Park to Mount Apsan, the trails here are enchanting as well as peppered with amazing views.
Daegu is also the city which hosts most of the coolest festivals in Korea. Daegu hosts its annual Chicken and Beer (Chimac) Festival which has a footfall record of about a million. Daegu is one of the most popular filming spots in Korea, and it offers one of the most enchanting experiences in terms of its traditional market.
Overall Daegu seems to be a promising experience, especially since the accessibility to the city is easy by either air or rail routes. As discussed earlier, the rail routes are seemingly more appealing in regards to transportation since it is the most comfortable journey to undertake in a flexible budget.
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