There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$51 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$26 - $35

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Pohang 227.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Pohang  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Pohang (KPO) GMP - KPO

$124 - $239

Fly to Ulsan, train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN
  2. Take the train from Hogye Station to Gyeongju Station

$42 - $155

Fly to Daegu  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Daegu (TAE) GMP - TAE

$64 - $209

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do is to bus which costs ₩29,000 - ₩38,000 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do is to fly which costs ₩130,000 - ₩270,000 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Pohang Express Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Gyeongsangbuk-do is 212 km. The road distance is 363.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ₩55,000 - ₩90,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do, including transfers.

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Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ₩55,000 - ₩90,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩29,000 - ₩38,000 and takes 3 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩130,000 - ₩270,000 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do.
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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea?

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Pohang every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Pohang hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Air Pohang
Website
airpohang.kr
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$67
Economy Class
$48
Train from Hogye Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hogye Station to Gyeongju Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$1 - $2
Economy Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pohang Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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