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There are 5 ways to get from Daegu to Gyeongju by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Ko Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$4 - $7

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station Mugunghwa Dongdaegu

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Daegu Seobu Bus Terminal to Gyeongju

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Daegu to Gyeongju 45.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Daegu to Gyeongju 45.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Daegu to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩4,900 - ₩7,000 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Daegu to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩4,900 - ₩7,000 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dongdaegu and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Daegu and Gyeongju is 56 km. The road distance is 72.2 km.

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The best way to get from Daegu to Gyeongju without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs ₩4,900 - ₩7,000.

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The bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Daegu to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Dongdaegu station.

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The best way to get from Daegu to Gyeongju is to bus which takes 50 min and costs ₩4,900 - ₩7,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩4,600 - ₩9,500 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Daegu to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gyeongju station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Daegu to Gyeongju is 72 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Daegu to Gyeongju.

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  • Distance: 35 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Daegu to Gyeongju every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 50 min. Go Bus Korea also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Korail Mugunghwa operates a train from Daegu to Gyeongju hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
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
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
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Daegu Seobu Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Daegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Ullimtecall Taxi
Phone
+82 53-558-8585

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