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

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju

$13 - $19

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Train  •  4 h 12 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

Train, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station Mugunghwa Pohang / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Jeonju

$17 - $25

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 - ₩22,000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju is to drive which costs ₩35,000 - ₩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 three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 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 12 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 20 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩22,000.

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The bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Gyeongju to Jeonju bus services, operated by Gyeongju Bus Terminal, 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 20 min and costs ₩15,000 - ₩22,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩40,000 - ₩50,000 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Gyeongju to Jeonju.
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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

Gyeongju Bus Terminal operates a bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gyeongju to Jeonju via Dongdaegu Station and Osong Station in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
Train from Osong Station to Jeonju Station
Ave. Duration
46 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 - $20
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$18 - $20
First Class
$27 - $29
Bus operators
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Gyeongju to Jeonju bus services, operated by Gyeongju Bus Terminal, arrive at Jeonju station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gyeongju to Jeonju is 258 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Gyeongju to Jeonju.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Jeonju. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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