There are 5 ways to get from Gangneung to Gyeongju by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Gangneung to Pohang

$16 - $33

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Gangneung to Gyeongju

$14 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
  2. Take the train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station

$57 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Gangneung to Gyeongju 164.4 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
  2. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Pohang (KPO) GMP - KPO

$150 - $298

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gangneung to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩17,000 - ₩37,000 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gangneung to Gyeongju is to drive which costs ₩35,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gangneung and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Gangneung station to Gyeongju station. However, there are services departing from Gangneung Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Seoul Station and Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Gangneung and Gyeongju is 215 km. The road distance is 263.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gangneung to Gyeongju without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs ₩17,000 - ₩37,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Gangneung to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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Gangneung to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal, depart from Gangneung station.

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Map of how to get from Gangneung to Gyeongju.
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  • Distance: 134.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal operates a bus from Gangneung to Gyeongju hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gangneung to Gyeongju via Seoul Station and Dongdaegu Station in around 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air Pohang
Website
airpohang.kr
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gangneung Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
letskorail.com
1st Class
$51
Standard Class
$36
Standing
$35
Train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$66
Economy Class
$47
Standing
$45
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $6
Economy Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Pohang
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
gangneungterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gangneung to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr

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