There are 7 ways to get from Seoul to Pohang by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

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

$40 - $70

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Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 32 min

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

$23 - $24

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Bus Ko Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$26 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Pohang 227.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Pohang  •  2 h 12 min

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

$111 - $222

Fly to Busan, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Busan (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal

$47 - $211

Fly to Ulsan, train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$44 - $153

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to bus which costs ₩25,500 - ₩27,000 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to fly which costs ₩120,000 - ₩250,000 and takes 2 h 12 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Pohong Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Pohang is 273 km. The road distance is 363.7 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Pohang without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ₩46,000 - ₩75,000.

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The train from Seoul Station to Pohong Station takes 2 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seoul to Pohang bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ₩46,000 - ₩75,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩29,000 - ₩38,000 and takes 3 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩120,000 - ₩250,000 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Pohang.
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  • Distance: 170.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Pohang hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 24 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 Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
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 Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$68
Economy Class
$48
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Hogye Station to Pohong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$3 - $4
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
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Pohang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Pohang Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Pohang is 364 km. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Seoul to Pohang.

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Air Pohang and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Pohang Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Pohang. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ₩1,400 - ₩2,000.

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