There are 4 ways to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju by train, bus or car

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Train, line 70 bus  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Singyeongju Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Singyeongju Station to Gyeongju Station 70 / ...

₩24,263 - ₩27,312

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Train  •  2h 25m

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

₩11,067 - ₩24,756

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal

₩15,600 - ₩20,200

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Gyeongju 214.7 km

₩31,000 - ₩47,000

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The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju is to train and line 70 bus which costs ₩24,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Daejeon to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Daejeon and arriving at Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Daejeon station to Gyeongju station. However, there are services departing from Daejeon Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Daejeon and Gyeongju is 170 km. The road distance is 214.7 km.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju without a car is to train and line 70 bus which takes 1h 33m and costs ₩24,000 - ₩28,000.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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

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Daejeon to Gyeongju train services, operated by Korail, depart from Daejeon Station.

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Map of how to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju.
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  • Distance: 169.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Daejeon to Gyeongju via Dongdaegu in around 3h 5m.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Singyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩23,000 - ₩26,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩17,000 - ₩20,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Singyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩22,000 - ₩25,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩22,000 - ₩25,000
First Class
₩33,000 - ₩36,000
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩16,000 - ₩18,000
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩16,000 - ₩18,000
First Class
₩23,000 - ₩26,000
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩6,500 - ₩8,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩6,800 - ₩7,100
Economy Class
₩8,000 - ₩8,300
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩5,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩4,200 - ₩4,500
Economy Class
₩4,900 - ₩5,100
Bus operators
Gyeongju City Bus
Bus from Singyeongju Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,500
Schedules at
its.gyeongju.go.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩14,600
Economy Express
₩10,000
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩5,600
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Gyeongju is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs ₩11,000 - ₩25,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩15,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 3h 5m.

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Daejeon to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal station.

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Daejeon to Gyeongju train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Gyeongju Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Daejeon to Gyeongju is 215 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Daejeon to Gyeongju.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Gyeongju. Prices start at ₩112,500 per night.

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