There are 7 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 23 min

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

$40 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 31 min

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

$23

5 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 5 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 16 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to bus which costs ₩25,900 - ₩26,100 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Pohang is to fly which takes 2 h 12 min and costs ₩120,000 - ₩250,000.

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

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The train from Seoul Station to Pohong Station takes 2 h 23 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Pohong Station. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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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 $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 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 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
4 h 5 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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