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

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  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Singyeongju Station KTX Seoul

$35 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus Gyeongju Bus Terminal  •  5 h 2 min

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

$18 - $27

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$25 - $35

Train via Dongdaegu Station  •  3 h 56 min

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

$36 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Gyeongju 221.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Pohang, bus  •  3 h 2 min

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

$126 - $248

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Busan, bus  •  3 h 42 min

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

$45 - $201

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan, train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$42 - $155

Train to Seoul, fly to Daegu, bus  •  3 h 58 min

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

$122 - $472

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Daegu, bus  •  3 h 22 min

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

$60 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩20,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju is to fly and bus which costs ₩140,000 - ₩280,000 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Gyeongju 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 Seoul station to Gyeongju station. However, there are services departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Gyeongju is 276 km. The road distance is 354.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs ₩42,000 - ₩85,000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Seoul to Gyeongju, including transfers.

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Seoul to Gyeongju bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Gyeongju.
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Gyeongju hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Gyeongju hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Air Pohang
Website
airpohang.kr
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Singyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$75
Economy Class
$54
Standing
$51
Train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$66
Economy Class
$47
Standing
$45
Train from Hogye Station to Gyeongju 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 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
Train from Hogye Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
26 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 Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Gyeongju 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 Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Pohang to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Pohang to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Masan Intercity Bus Terminal
Website
masantr.com
Bus from Pohang to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
masantr.com
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Pohang to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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