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There are 4 ways to get from Daejeon to Pohang by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Pohong Station KTXSeoul-Pohang

$24 - $55

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang

$13 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Daejeon to Pohang Express Bus Terminal

$16 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Pohang 141.8 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Pohang is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Pohang is to train which costs ₩27,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Daejeon and arriving at Pohang Express Bus Terminal. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Daejeon Station station and arriving at Pohong Station station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Daejeon and Pohang is 178 km. The road distance is 226.9 km.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Pohang without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs ₩27,000 - ₩60,000.

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The train from Daejeon Station to Pohong Station takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Daejeon to Pohang bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Daejeon station.

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Daejeon to Pohang train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Daejeon Station.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Pohang is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs ₩27,000 - ₩60,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Daejeon to Pohang.
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  • Distance: 111 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Daejeon, South Korea and Pohang, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Daejeon to Pohang hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Daejeon to Pohang every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$52
Economy Class
$37
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$14 - $16
First Class
$21 - $23
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $7
Economy Class
$7 - $8
Bus operators
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Pohang Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Daejeon to Pohang bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Pohang Express Bus Terminal station.

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Daejeon to Pohang train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Pohong Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Daejeon to Pohang is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Daejeon to Pohang.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Pohang. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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