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

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Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju

$13 - $23

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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
  3. Take the train from Osong Station to Jeonju Station

$36 - $44

Bus TxBus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Seodaegu
  2. Take the bus from Seodaegu to Jeonju

$19 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Gyeongju to Jeonju 161.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩26,000 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju is to drive which costs ₩34,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gyeongju and arriving at Jeonju. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gyeongju station to Jeonju station. However, there are services departing from Gyeongju Station and arriving at Jeonju Station via Dongdaegu Station and Osong Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Gyeongju and Jeonju is 186 km. The road distance is 257.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 34 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩26,000.

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The bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju takes 3 h 34 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Gyeongju to Jeonju bus services, operated by Jeonbuk Express, depart from Gyeongju station.

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

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The best way to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju is to bus which takes 3 h 34 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩26,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩39,000 - ₩50,000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Gyeongju to Jeonju bus services, operated by Jeonbuk Express, arrive at Jeonju station.

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

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Map of how to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju.
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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

Jeonbuk Express operates a bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 34 min. Gyeongju Bus Terminal also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gyeongju to Jeonju via Dongdaegu Station and Osong Station in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $6
Economy Class
$4 - $7
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Osong Station to Jeonju Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$18 - $21
First Class
$27 - $30
Bus operators
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Seodaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seodaegu to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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