Directions from Daejeon to Gyeongju

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 44 min

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

$20 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

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

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$18 - $25

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Gyeongju 134 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Daejeon to Gyeongju via Dongdaegu Station in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Daejeon to Gyeongju via Dongdaegu in around 3 h.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $17
First Class
$22 - $24
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Daejeon and Gyeongju is 170 km. The road distance is 214 km.

The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩17,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 3 h.

The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju is to train and bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs ₩21,000 - ₩25,000.

No, there is no direct train from Daejeon to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Daejeon Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Daejeon to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Daejeon and arriving at Gyeongju via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju, including transfers.