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

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

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

$17 - $66

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$24 - $35

Bus, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station KTXPohang-Seoul

$34 - $76

Train via Seoul Station  •  4 h 2 min

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

$34 - $76

Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  4 h 26 min

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

$18 - $26

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 56 min

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

$42 - $151

Bus to Pohang, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 4 min

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

$124 - $239

Bus to Gimhae, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 38 min

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

$42 - $201

Bus to Daegu, fly to Incheon, train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$122 - $468

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The cheapest way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gyeongju to Seoul is to train and fly which costs ₩48,000 - ₩180,000 and takes 2 h 56 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 12 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 train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs ₩18,000 - ₩75,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 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 12 min and costs ₩18,000 - ₩75,000. 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 12 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 12 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Gyeongju to Seoul hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $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 Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Daegu to Incheon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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 Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
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
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$13 - $19
Economy Class
$16 - $22
Train from Gyeongju Station to Hogye Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$1 - $2
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
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
$24 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$5
Economy Express
$5
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Busan Sasang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Pohang
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Busan Sasang Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustago.or.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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