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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station KTXSeoul-Pohang / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$26 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

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

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station KTXSeoul-Pohang / ...
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station Mugunghwa Dongdaegu

$25 - $33

Line 747 bus, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Cheongju Airport to Cheongju 747
  2. Take the bus from Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal to Gyeongju

$20

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju 144.5 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩16,000 - ₩27,000 and takes 4 h 26 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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No, there is no direct bus from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Namcheongju and arriving at Gyeongju via Cheongju and Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 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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The best way to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 3 min and costs ₩29,000 - ₩38,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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Cheongju-si to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Cheongju station.

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The best way to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju is to bus which takes 4 h 26 min and costs ₩16,000 - ₩27,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩28,000 - ₩38,000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Cheongju-si to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gyeongju station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheongju-si to Gyeongju is 231 km. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju.

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Map of how to get from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju via Cheongju and Dongdaegu in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheongju-si to Gyeongju via Cheongju Airport, Cheongju Airport Station, Osong Station, and Dongdaegu Station in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
Korail
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $6
Economy Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$5
Economy Express
$5
Bus from Cheongju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$11
Excellent Express
$15
Economy Express
$10
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
TaeYoung Limousine
Website
tygr.co.kr
Bus from Cheongju Airport to Cheongju
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
airport.co.kr
Cheongju Bus Terminal
Website
cjterminal.com
Bus from Cheongju Intercity Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
cjterminal.com
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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