There are 5 ways to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 1 min

$39 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  3 h 33 min

$14 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 50 min

$19 - $23

Bus bus Tago  •  4 h 19 min

$19 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. 161.2 miles

$30 - $50

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

Jeonbuk Express operates a bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Gyeongju Bus Terminal also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jeonju Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$19 - $21
First Class
$28 - $31
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Seodaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Seodaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jeonju and Gyeongju is 186 km. The road distance is 258 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩29,000 and takes 3 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju is to drive which takes 2 h 49 min and costs ₩33,000 - ₩49,000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jeonju and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju, including transfers.