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There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Jeonju by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

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

$11 - $60

3 alternative options

Bus Easy Ticket  •  2 h 40 min

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

$21

Bus Jeonbuk Express  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju

$12 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Jeonju 132.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Jeonju is to bus which costs ₩13,000 - ₩22,000 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Jeonju is to train which costs ₩12,000 - ₩70,000 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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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 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Jeonju Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Jeonju is 195 km. The road distance is 211.8 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jeonju without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs ₩12,000 - ₩70,000.

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The train from Yongsan Station to Jeonju Station takes 1 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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, arrive at Yongsan Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Jeonju is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs ₩12,000 - ₩70,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩22,700 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Jeonju.
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  • Distance: 121.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Jeonju hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Easy Ticket operates a bus from Seoul to Jeonju every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Yongsan Station to Jeonju Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$11 - $12
Economy Class
$13 - $14
Bus operators
Easy Ticket
Website
hticket.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Central City Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
hticket.co.kr
Jeonbuk Express
Website
jbexpress.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
jbexpress.co.kr
Book at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Jeonju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.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 212 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Seoul to Jeonju.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Jeonju. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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