There are 10 ways to get from Gyeongju to Seoul by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan / ...

$34 - $69

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Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal

$18 - $26

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$34 - $71

Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$25 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Gyeongju to Seoul 221.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Ulsan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gyeongju Station to Hogye Station
  2. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) USN - GMP

$42 - $155

Bus to Pohang, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Pohang
  2. Fly from Pohang (KPO) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) KPO - GMP

$123 - $244

Bus to Busan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 45 min

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

$44 - $200

Bus to Daegu, fly to Seoul, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Seoul (ICN) TAE - ICN
  3. Take the bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel

$127 - $474

Bus to Daegu, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) TAE - GMP

$65 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ₩47,000 - ₩180,000 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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

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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 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Gyeongju and Seoul is 276 km. The road distance is 353.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs ₩38,000 - ₩80,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min 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, arrive at Gyeongju Station.

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The best way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs ₩38,000 - ₩85,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩28,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Gyeongju to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Gyeongju to Seoul via Dongdaegu Station in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Gyeongju to Seoul hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Pohang to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Daegu to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Daegu to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Air Pohang
Website
airpohang.kr
Flights from Pohang to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $210
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$65
Economy Class
$47
Standing
$44
Train from Gyeongju Station to Hogye Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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
Train from Gyeongju Station to Hogye Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Pohang
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Gimhae International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Pohang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Gyeongju to Pohang
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Pohang
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Airport Limousine Korea
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Four Seasons Hotel
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr

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The quickest flight from Ulsan 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 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 354 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Gyeongju to Seoul.

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Air Busan and Korean Air offer flights from Ulsan Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 1866+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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