There are 11 ways to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul - Busan
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$29 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheonan to Gyeongju

$15 - $22

9 alternative options

Bus bus Tago  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheonan to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$20

Train via Asan Station  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul - Busan
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station Mugunghwa Dongdaegu

$33 - $87

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Dongdaegu Station ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station Mugunghwa Dongdaegu

$30 - $40

Bus Ko Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheongju to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$21 - $25

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Cheonan to Gyeongju 170.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Pohang  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Pohang (KPO) GMP - KPO

$139 - $276

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Busan, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Busan (PUS) GMP - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal

$58 - $228

Train to Seoul Gimpo, fly to Ulsan  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN

$55 - $177

Train, train to Seoul, fly to Daegu, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
  2. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  3. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE
  4. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$136 - $493

What companies run services between Cheonan, South Korea and Gyeongju, South Korea?

Gyeongju Bus Terminal operates a bus from Cheonan to Gyeongju 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheonan to Gyeongju via Asan Station, Cheonan Asan Station, and Dongdaegu Station in around 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$75
Economy Class
$54
Train from Cheonan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$25
Standing
$21
Train from Cheonan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$26
Standing
$22
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$11
Standing
$10
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Cheonan to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Cheonan to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cheonan to Gyeongju?

The distance between Cheonan and Gyeongju is 213 km. The road distance is 273 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju?

The cheapest way to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩16,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 3 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju?

The quickest way to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju is to train and bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs ₩31,000 - ₩90,000.

Is there a direct train between Cheonan and Gyeongju?

No, there is no direct train from Cheonan to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Cheonan Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cheonan and Gyeongju?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheonan and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju?

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Cheonan to Gyeongju, including transfers.