Directions to Gyeongju CVB Office

Directions to Gyeongju CVB Office

Third Floor (F3), Gyeongju Hwabaek International Convention Center (HICO)
507, Bomun-ro
Gyeongju
Gyeongsangbuk-do Province
Republic of Korea

Phone: +82-54-702-1015
Fax: +82-54-702-1029
Email: hjlee@crowncity.kr
Website: http://www.crowncity.kr/cvb/en

HICO is located within Bomun Lake Resort (Bomun Tourist Complex)
It is 21 km from Singyeongju Station which is served by KTX, 11 km from Gyeongju Intercity and Express Bus Terminals
where the airport limousine bus stops, and 90 km from Gimhae International Airport. Gyeongju is divided into seven districts:
Bomun Lake Resort, Bulguksa Temple, Downtown, Namsan (Southern Mountain), East Bay, Seoak (Western Mountain),
and Northern. Of these, Bomun Lake Resort is an all-inclusive tourist district centered around Bomun Lake. It includes hotels,
condominiums, golf courses, theme parks, theaters and other entertainment facilities as well as HICO, the area’s main venue.

Main Distances

· Singyeongju Station (KTX): 21 km

· Gyeongju Station (Mugunghwa Line): 9.8 km

· Gyeongju Intercity Bus Terminal (Limousine bus from Incheon Int’l Airport): 11 km

· Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal (Limousine bus from Gimhae Int’l Airport): 11 km

· Gimhae Int’l Airport: 90 km

(1) Singyeongju Station → HICO

The city bus stop and taxi stand are located 10 meters to the right of Gate 1 outside F1 of the station. Bus No. 700 takes a direct route to HICO (approx. 21 km and 40 minutes), and the fare is KRW 1,700. A taxi ride to HICO will take 30 minutes and cost about KRW 29,000 one-way. Please note that there are no currency exchange facilities at Singyeongju Station. Please exchange your cash for Korean won at Incheon Airport. (We also recommend that you include KRW 1,000 bills which are the smallest available denomination.) There is also a Tourist Information Center next to Gate 1 on F1 of the station where visitors can ask for directions or more information.

Taxis in Gyeongju
- Most taxis in the Gyeongju area accept credit cards.
- However, some may request cash only, and it’s always useful to carry some cash (in KRW).
- The basic fare begins at KRW 2,800.
- Please note, rates may vary depending on the district or time of day.

ㆍCity Bus

Bus No. 700
Departure Arrival Departure Times Number of Trips
(One-way)
Travel Time
(One-way)
Fare
(Adult, one-way)
Singyeongju Station HICO 7:40
8:50
10:12
11:16
12:17
13:17
14:17
15:10
16:42
17:46
18:16
19:42
20:48
21:00
14 times per day 40 minutes KRW 1,700

Note 1)
We recommend arriving at the bus platform 5 minutes before departure to avoid inconvenience.
Bus schedules are subject to change by the bus operator.

Note 2)
English-language announcements will begin when Bus No. 700 enters Bomun Lake Resort (Bomun Tourist Complex).
Visitors can get off at the ‘Hwabaek Convention Center’ or ‘HICO’ stop.

(1)-1 Bus Schedule
Bus Schedule
Departure Arrival Departure Times Number of Trips
(One-way)
Travel Time
(One-way)
Fare
(Adult, one-way)
Weekdays
(Mon~Fri)
Weekends
(Sat, Sun)
HICO Singyeongju Station 9:15
10:25
11:45
12:50
13:50
14:50
15:50
16:45
18:15
19:20
19:50
21:00
22:05
22:20
8:50
10:00
11:20
12:25
13:25
14:25
15:25
16:20
17:50
18:55
19:25
20:50
21:55
22:10
14 times per day 40 minutes KRW 1,700

Note 1)
We recommend arriving at the bus platform 5 minutes before departure to avoid inconvenience.
Bus schedules are subject to change by the bus operator.

Note 2)
The bus ride from HICO to Singyeongju Station usually takes about 40 minutes. However, it is advised visitors allow for extra time during tourist season, March~October (spring, summer, fall).

Bus Stop Location: in front of HICO main entrance
1) Taxi

Fares in Gyeongju may be slightly higher than in other major cities like Seoul or Busan because a surcharge is added when travelling to certain districts. All taxis use a metered system, and there are also no separate ‘mobeum’ or deluxe taxis. The minimum fare is KRW 2,800.

Singyeongju Station → HICO: 21km, 30 minutes, approx. KRW 29,000 for one-way fare
* Fares may vary depending on the traffic.

2)Gyeongju Intercity / Express Bus Terminals → HICO

Visitors who arrive in Gyeongju via the Intercity or Express Bus Terminal can take a city bus or taxi to HICO. Please note that there are no currency exchange facilities at either terminal. Please exchange your cash for Korean won at Incheon or Gimhae Airports. (We also recommend that you include KRW 1,000 bills which are the smallest available denomination.) Visitors can ask for directions or more information at the Tourist Information Center located between the Intercity and Express Bus Terminal buildings.

① Taxi

- Fares in Gyeongju may be slightly higher than in other major cities like Seoul or Busan because a surcharge is added when travelling to certain districts.
   All taxis use a metered system, and there are also no separate ‘mobeum’ or deluxe taxis. The minimum fare is KRW 2,800.
- Travel time: 15~20 minutes (11 km)
- Fare (one-way): approx. KRW 15,000
* Fares may vary depending on the traffic.

② City Bus

- Buses: Nos. 10, 11, 16, 18, 100-1, 150-1, 700
* We do not recommend Bus No. 11 though it stops by HICO because the bus takes a much longer, indirect route.
- Travel time: 20~30 minutes (11km)
- Fare: KRW 1,300~1,700

Bus Stop Location
across the street from the front entrance of Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal and 20 meters in the direction of Gyeongju Station/HICO.

3) Gyeongju Station → HICO

Visitors can take a taxi or a city bus from Gyeongju Station to HICO. Please note that there are no currency exchange facilities at Gyeongju Station. Please exchange your cash for Korean won at Incheon or Gimhae Airport. We also recommend that you include KRW 1,000 bills which are the smallest available denomination. Visitors can ask for directions and more information at the Tourist Information Center located inside Gyeongju Station.

① Taxi

- Fares in Gyeongju may be slightly higher than in other major cities like Seoul or Busan because a surcharge is added when travelling to certain districts.
   All taxis use a metered system, and there are no separate ‘mobeum’ or deluxe taxis. The minimum fare is KRW 2,800.
- Travel time: 15 minutes (9.8 km)
- Fare: approx. KRW 13,000
* Fares may vary depending on the traffic

② City Bus

- Buses: Nos. 10, 11, 16, 18, 100-1, 150-1, 700
* We do not recommend Bus No. 11 though it stops by HICO because the bus takes a much longer, indirect route.
- Travel time: 20~30 minutes (9.8 km)
- Fares: KRW 1,300 ~1700

Bus Stop Location
- Board from the bus station in front of Gyeongju Post Office * The distance from Gyeongju Station to the Post Office is 224 m and takes about 4 minutes on foot.