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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Jeonju Station to Osong Station
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
  3. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$36 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Jeonju to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju

$17 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus bus Tago  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju

$19

Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Jeonju Station to Osong Station
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Jeonju to Gyeongju 161.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩21,500 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju is to drive which costs ₩35,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jeonju and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jeonju station to Gyeongju station. However, there are services departing from Jeonju Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Osong Station and Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Jeonju and Gyeongju is 186 km. The road distance is 257.9 km.

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The best way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 57 min and costs ₩40,000 - ₩55,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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Jeonju to Gyeongju bus services, operated by bus Tago, depart from Jeonju station.

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

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The best way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ₩21,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩39,000 - ₩55,000 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju.
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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

bus Tago operates a bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jeonju to Gyeongju via Osong Station and Dongdaegu Station in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Jeonju Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$18 - $20
First Class
$27 - $29
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $6
Economy Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Late-Night Economy
$5
Economy Express
$5
Bus from Jeonju to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jeonju to Gyeongju is 258 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Jeonju to Gyeongju.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Gyeongju. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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