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There are 3 ways to get from Seoul to Jeonju by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Jeonju Station KTX Seoul / ...

₩13,304 - ₩49,393

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Jeonju

₩13,000 - ₩21,000

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Jeonju 204.4 km

₩29,000 - ₩43,000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Jeonju is to bus which costs ₩13,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jeonju is to train which costs ₩13,000 - ₩50,000 and takes 1h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal and arriving at Jeonju. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seoul station to Jeonju station. However, there are services departing from City Hall Station and arriving at Jeonju Station via Yongsan Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Seoul and Jeonju is 195 km. The road distance is 204.4 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jeonju without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs ₩13,000 - ₩50,000.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Seoul to Jeonju, including transfers.

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Seoul to Jeonju bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, depart from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Jeonju train services, operated by Korail, depart from Yongsan Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jeonju is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs ₩13,000 - ₩50,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩13,000 - ₩21,000 and takes 2h 40m.

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  • Distance: 194.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 59m

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

Korail operates a train from Yongsan Station to Jeonju Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩30,000 - ₩48,000 and the journey takes 1h 24m. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Jeonju every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ₩13,000 - ₩21,000 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Jeonbuk Express also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Jeonju Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩30,000 - ₩48,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First class
₩66,500
Economy Class
₩47,500
Non-reserved Seat
₩40,400
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Jeonju Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₩12,000 - ₩16,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩12,800 - ₩13,000
Economy Class
₩15,000 - ₩15,300
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩13,000 - ₩21,000
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩20,100
Economy Express
₩13,800
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal(South Seoul) to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩13,000 - ₩20,000
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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Seoul to Jeonju bus services, operated by Easy Ticket, arrive at Jeonju station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Jeonju is 204 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Seoul to Jeonju.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Jeonju. Prices start at ₩107,500 per night.

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