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.

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Train, bus  •  3 h 2 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

$37 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Jeonju to Gyeongju

$13 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 8 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

Bus bus Tago  •  4 h 19 min

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

$18 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Jeonju to Gyeongju 161.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩15,000 - ₩29,000 and takes 3 h 33 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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The distance between Jeonju and Gyeongju is 186 km. The road distance is 257.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jeonju and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 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 4 h 8 min.

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Jeonju to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Jeonbuk Express, arrive at Pohang station.

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Map of how to get from Jeonju to Gyeongju.
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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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 $16 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Gyeongju Bus Terminal also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Jeonju to Gyeongju via Osong Station and Dongdaegu Station in around 4 h 8 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 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Osong Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
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
$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 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $6
Economy Class
$4 - $7
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
$14
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
$16 - $23
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 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $26
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
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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