Contact

Name Position E-mail Tel
Jeong Yong Director yong@kaist.ac.kr +86-042-350-4324
Mihyunn Kim Administrative Staff meihyong@kaist.ac.kr +86-042-350-7164

Direction

From the North Daejeon IC

Estimated Time: Approximately 25 minutes

After exiting at the North Daejeon IC, turn left at the three-way intersection towards Yoosung/Daedeok Innopolis → Continue straight at the Hwaam four-way intersection → Turn right at the Doryong three-way intersection(in front of the Daedeok Science and Cultural Center) in the direction of City Hall and the Daejeon Government Complex → Turn right at the Science Park four-way intersection toward Yoosung/KAIST → Continue straight for approximately 700m from the Goosung three-way intersection → Arrive at the KAIST main gate.

From the Yoosung IC

Estimated Time: Approximately 20 minutes

After exiting at the Yoosung IC, turn right at the Yoosung IC three-way intersection → Turn right towards Choongnam National University at the World Cup Stadium four-way intersection → After going straight at the Goong-dong four-way intersection, merge right onto the road and avoid the underpass by keeping right → Make a slight left at the main entrance of the Choongnam National University five-way intersection → Pass the Yoosung District Office → Arrive at the KAIST main gate.

※ You may also use the free shuttle bus to KAIST, located across the street from Wolpyeong station E-mart Traders at the shuttle bus stand (Refer to the Shuttle Bus Guide for the shuttle bus schedule).

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From the Daejeon Government Complex Intercity Bus Terminal

Taxi: Use the taxi stand next to the bus terminal. (Estimated Time: 10 minutes)
Bus: Board Bus #604 at the Daejeon Government Complex West Gate Bus Stop → Get off across the street from KAIST East Gate at the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety bus stop. (Estimated Time: 20 minutes)

From the Yoosung Intercity Bus Terminal

Taxi: Use the taxi stand across from the bus terminal. (Estimated Time: 10 minutes)
Bus: Board Bus #121 across the street from the bus terminal at the Yoosung Intercity Bus Terminal Bus Stop → Get off at the KAIST Main Gate. (Estimated Time: 20 minutes)

From the Yoosung Kumho Express Bus Terminal

Taxi: Hail a taxi to get to the campus. (Estimated Time: 10 minutes)

From the Daejeon Train Station

 Subway (Estimated Time: approximately 40 minutes)

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Shuttle bus from the subway station (Wolpyeong Station)
– Days of Operation: Only on weekdays (excluding holidays and weekends)
Shuttle Departure Schedule from Wolpyeong (KAIST) Station to KAIST
– 08:28, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
– Boarding Location: Walk straight from Wolpyeong Station Exit #3 for 50m → Next to city bus stop.
Shuttle Departure Schedule from KAIST to Wolpyeong (KAIST) Station
– 09:40, 10:40, 11:40, 12:40, 13:40, 14:40, 15:40, 16:40, 18:00
– Boarding Location: In front of the Main Auditorium (Building E15)→Next to the Education Support Building (Building W8) in front of the Information Center → In front of the Duck Pond (near the main gate).


Bus (Estimated Time: approximately 40 minutes)
Bus #606 → Bus #104 (KAIST main gate), Bus #604 (Get off at the KAIST back gate) (Transfer) Go 300m to the right from the station square, Board bus #606 in front of Shin Ophthalmology → Get off at the Seo-gu Public Health Center and transfer.


Taxi (Estimated Time: approximately 25 minutes)
Use the taxi stand to the right of the station square.

From Seo-Daejeon Train Station

Subway (Estimated Time: approximately 40 minutes)
Board the subway at Oryong Subway Station → Get off at Wolpyeong Subway Station → Take a taxi (approximately 1.7km)
※ You may use the free shuttle bus to KAIST from Wolpyeong Station. Refer to the above shuttle bus information.


Taxi (approximately 20 minutes)
Walk past the station square and cross the street to catch a taxi.
* There are no convenient bus routes from Seo-Daejeon Station (Honam Station), so be sure to take a taxi.

 

If coming by subway from Daejeon Station

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By subway from Daejeon Station (about 30 minutes): Daejeon Station → Wolpyeong Station (KAIST Station)

A shuttle bus from Wolpyeong (KAIST) Station is available
– Days of Operation: Only on weekdays (excluding weekends and holidays)

Shuttle Departure Schedule from Wolpyeong (KAIST) Station to KAIST
– 08:28, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
– Boarding Location: Walk 50m from Wolpyeong Station Exit 3 → Next to the bus stop

Shuttle Departure Schedule from KAIST to Wolpyeong (KAIST) Station
– 09:40, 10:40, 11:40, 12:40, 13:40, 14:40, 15:40, 16:40, 18:00(Bus work)
– Boarding Location: In front of the Main Auditorium (E15) → In front of the Information Center, next to the Education Support Building (W8) → In front of the Duck Pond (near the main gate)

From Incheon International Airport to Daejeon by Bus

Destination Daejeon
Station Number First floor 9D
Station Daedeok Culture Center, Government Complex Daejeon, Dongboo Cross-Country Bus Terminal Center
First Bus 06:00
Last Bus 23:30
Intervals every 20~40 min.
Travelling Time 180~200 min.
Ticket Price KRW 23,100

(* For further information, please check this link: Incheon Airport Bus Routes)

 

From Incheon International Airport to Daejeon by Train

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– Bus routes connecting Incheon International Airport to train stations (Seoul, Yongsan)

Destination Airport Terminal bus station number Route First Bus Last Bus Service intervals Estimated time Charge (won)
Seoul, Yongsan 5B, 11B Incheon Airport   Yongsan station Seoul station To Seoul/Yongsan station 5:40 To Seoul/Yongsan station 22:40 30 minutes 50-60 minutes 15,000 KRW
To Incheon Airport from Seoul station 05:20, Yongsan station 05:30 To Incheon Airport from Seoul station 21:40, Yongsan Station 21:50
Contact: Central City – 02) 6282-0606 / Airport Express – 02) 592-4943

– From Seoul Station

Destination Distance Time Charge
Daejeon station 159.8km 49 minutes 23,700 KRW

– From Yongsan Station

Destination Distance Time Charge
Seo-Daejeon station 160.8km 49 minutes 23,400 KRW