There are 5 ways to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$27 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus Cheongju Bus Terminal  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal to Gyeongju

$13 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station Mugunghwa / ...

$25 - $33

Bus Ko Bus  •  6 h 45 min

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

$18 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju 144.5 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩14,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju is to drive which costs ₩31,000 - ₩46,000 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Cheongju-si and Gyeongju is 178 km. The road distance is 231.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Namcheongju and arriving at Gyeongju via Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Cheongju-si, South Korea and Gyeongju, South Korea?

Cheongju Bus Terminal operates a bus from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Gyeongju Bus Terminal also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju via Cheongju Airport, Cheongju Airport Station, Osong Station, and Dongdaegu Station in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$18 - $20
First Class
$27 - $29
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $6
Economy Class
$4 - $7
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
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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