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

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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Seoul to Gyeongju via Dongdaegu Station in around 3 hours 41 minutes. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Gyeongju hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 3 hours 50 minutes.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
55 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 Dongdaegu Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $85
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$83
Economy Class
$59
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Gongdeok to Incheon International Airport
Avg. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Gyeongju
Avg. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Gyeongju
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

How far is it from Seoul to Gyeongju?

The distance between Seoul and Gyeongju is 276 km. The road distance is 355 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju?

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju is to bus which costs ₩25,000 and takes 5 hours 1 minute.

What is the fastest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju?

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongju is to train and bus which takes 2 hours 49 minutes and costs ₩45,000.

Is there a direct train between Seoul and Gyeongju?

No, there is no direct train from Seoul to Gyeongju. However, there are services departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Gyeongju Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 hours 41 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Gyeongju?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Gyeongju. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 50 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Gyeongju?

It takes approximately 2 hours 49 minutes to get from Seoul to Gyeongju, including transfers.