KTX Trains from Seoul to Pohang

​If you are looking for a fast and convenient way to get from Seoul to Pohang, then a modern and comfortable KTX train is an excellent option. The high-speed bullet trains can cover the distance between the cities in 2,5 hours and boast excellent onboard amenities, including spacious seats, bathroom facilities, and even vending machines! As you can imagine, KTX train tickets are in high demand, so it's better to order them online in advance to avoid queing at the station.

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Seoul to Pohang Route Info

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Trains daily
3
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Earliest trip
06:43
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Latest trip
14:33
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Fastest trip

2 hrs 20 min

Seoul to Pohang Route Map and Stations

KTX departs from Seoul train station:

405 Hangang-daero, Bongnaedong 2(i)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea


KTX arrives at Pohang train station:
Iin-ri, Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu, Pohang, North Gyeongsang South Korea​

KTX from Seoul to Pohang route:
the distance between the 2 cities is 386 kilometers

KTX from Seoul to Pohang departures:
there are 3 departures by Korail bullet trains
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Seoul - Pohang Timetable

​* Please note that the train timetable is subject to change. It's recommended to check the latest timetable on Rail.Ninja

All About Seoul to Pohang Route

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    HOW LONG IS THE KTX RIDE FROM SEOUL TO POHANG?

    Your trip time from Seoul to Pohang will vary according to your chosen departure. The shortest train time is around 2 hours and 16 minutes, and the longest train ride is around 2 hours and 33 minutes.
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    WHAT IS THE KTX SEOUL TO POHANG TRAIN TICKET PRICE?

    The price for your ticket will depend on your travel date (is it a weekend or a regular day), when you are buying, and your travel class. Usually, the ​Economy Class Seat price starts from ​70 USD per ticket, and from 98 USD per ticket for a 1st Class Seat.

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    SHOULD I BOOK SEOUL - POHANG TICKETS IN ADVANCE?

    ​Seoul to Pohang isn't the most popular route in Korea, it has 3 daily departures. If you decide to go by KTX trains, we suggest to secure your seats in advance. Especially, if you are planning to travel during weekends or in summer, as the high-speed KTX train tickets tend to sell faster then.

    If you want to book your tickets more than 1 month in advance, you should do that online. It allows you to book your tickets up to 1 year in advance. You can check all schedules and book your tickets on the online booking platform Rail.Ninja.
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    HOW TO BUY A KTX TRAIN TICKET FROM SEOUL TO POHANG?

    You can purchase your high-speed KTX tickets from Seoul to Pohang online, from ticket desks or ticket machines at the train station in Korea.

    The easiest and time-saving way is to purchase your tickets online.

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