There are 11 ways to get from Seoul to Pohang 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$40 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 31 min

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

$24

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul - Busan
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang

$31 - $89

Train Suseo High Speed Railway, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Asan Station
  2. Take the train from Cheonan Asan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  3. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang

$34 - $54

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$27 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Seoul to Pohang 227.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Pohang  •  2 h 27 min

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

$125 - $239

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN

$51 - $169

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Busan, bus  •  4 h 22 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

$48 - $211

Train to Seoul, fly to Daegu, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gongdeok to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Daegu (TAE) ICN - TAE
  3. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang

$125 - $469

Train to Seoul, fly to Busan, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gongdeok to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Seoul (ICN) to Busan (PUS) ICN - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal

$154 - $724

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul to Pohang every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Pohang hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Avg. Duration
55 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
Avg. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$70
Economy Class
$50
Train from Seoul Station to Dongdaegu Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $85
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$82
Economy Class
$59
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Asan Station
Avg. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Cheonan Asan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$19 - $22
First Class
$28 - $32
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Gongdeok to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Avg. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Pohang
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
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 Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Pohang Express Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Pohang
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Seoul to Pohang?

The distance between Seoul and Pohang is 273 km. The road distance is 364 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Seoul to Pohang?

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to bus which costs ₩26,300 and takes 5 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Seoul to Pohang?

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs ₩140,000.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Pohang?

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.

How long does it take to get from Seoul to Pohang?

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Seoul to Pohang, including transfers.