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  •  4 h 5 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 Seoul Gimpo to Pohang  •  2 h 26 min

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

$124 - $239

Fly Seoul Gimpo 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 - $151

Train to Seoul, fly to Daegu  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE

$126 - $475

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Gyeongsangbuk-do is to bus which costs ₩29,000 - ₩38,000 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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

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The distance between Seoul and Gyeongsangbuk-do is 212 km. The road distance is 364 km.

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

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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 4 h 5 min.

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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 4 h 5 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
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
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
$68
Economy Class
$49
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
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pohang Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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