There are 8 ways to get from Gyeongju to Seoul by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Singyeongju Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan

₩43,500 - ₩61,500

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Train via Daegu  •  3h 10m

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

₩19,086 - ₩59,924

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)

₩20,000 - ₩36,000

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Gyeongju to Seoul Express bus terminal 324 km

₩48,000 - ₩70,000

Bus to Gimhae, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
  2. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP

₩33,932 - ₩107,432

Bus to Gimhae, fly to Incheon, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
  2. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Incheon (ICN) PUS - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩88,232 - ₩345,532

Line 70 bus, train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Gyeongju Bus Terminal to Singyeongju Station
  2. Take the train from Singyeongju Station to Ulsan Station
  3. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) USN - GMP

₩211,000 - ₩715,700

Train to Daegu, fly to Incheon, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Singyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Incheon (ICN) TAE - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩128,700 - ₩355,500

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to train which costs ₩43,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 3h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gyeongju station to Seoul station. However, there are services departing from Gyeongju Station and arriving at Seoul Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Gyeongju and Seoul is 276 km. The road distance is 324 km.

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The best way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs ₩43,000 - ₩65,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Gyeongju to Seoul, including transfers.

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Gyeongju to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs ₩43,000 - ₩65,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩20,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Gyeongju to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 276.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

Korail operates a train from Singyeongju Station to Seoul Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩42,000 - ₩60,000 and the journey takes 2h 8m. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) hourly. Tickets cost ₩20,000 - ₩31,000 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Gyeongju Bus Terminal also services this route every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩39,000 - ₩170,000
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩200,000 - ₩700,000
Flights from Daegu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩650,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩40,000 - ₩290,000
Flights from Gimhae to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩1100,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩40,000 - ₩290,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩220,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Singyeongju Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩42,000 - ₩60,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩83,700
Economy Class
₩59,800
Standing
₩50,800
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩36,000 - ₩55,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩72,951
Economy Class
₩52,120
Standing
₩44,276
Train from Singyeongju Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩5,500 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Train from Singyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩7,500 - ₩9,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Gyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩4,000 - ₩5,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩4,000 - ₩4,400
Economy Class
₩4,800 - ₩5,000
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩19,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩15,500 - ₩15,700
Economy Class
₩18,200 - ₩18,500
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Singyeongju Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩3,900 - ₩4,600
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩3,900 - ₩4,600
First Class
₩5,500 - ₩7,000
Train from Singyeongju Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩6,000 - ₩7,500
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
₩6,000 - ₩7,500
First Class
₩9,000 - ₩11,000
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩20,000 - ₩31,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩30,500
Economy Express
₩20,600
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩23,000 - ₩36,000
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩9,032
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju City Bus
Bus from Gyeongju Bus Terminal to Singyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,500
Schedules at
its.gyeongju.go.kr

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The quickest flight from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Gyeongju to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gyeongju to Seoul is 324 km. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Gyeongju to Seoul.

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Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1447+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩112,500 per night.

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