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There are 5 ways to get from Ulsan to Busan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Taehwagang Station to Sinhaeundae Station Mugunghwa Dongdaegu / ...

$2 - $3

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Bus, train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from City Hall to Ulsan Station 5001 (Ggotbawi - Ulsan Station )
  2. Take the train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul / ...

$7 - $12

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal to Gimhae Int'l Airport

$7

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ulsan to Busan 40 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Busan 40 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Busan is to train which costs ₩2,600 - ₩3,300 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Busan is to taxi which costs ₩55,000 - ₩70,000 and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal and arriving at Gimhae Int'l Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taehwagang Station station and arriving at Sinhaeundae Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Ulsan and Busan is 53 km. The road distance is 64 km.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Busan without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs ₩2,600 - ₩3,300.

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The train from Taehwagang Station to Sinhaeundae Station takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ulsan to Busan bus services, operated by Taehwa Airport Limousine, depart from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal station.

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Ulsan to Busan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Taehwagang Station.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Busan is to train which takes 55 min and costs ₩2,600 - ₩3,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩7,900 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Ulsan, South Korea and Busan, South Korea?

Korail Mugunghwa operates a train from Ulsan to Busan hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Taehwa Airport Limousine operates a bus from Ulsan to Busan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Taehwagang Station to Sinhaeundae Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$2 - $3
Economy Class
$2 - $3
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$5 - $7
First Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
bus
Bus from City Hall to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
its.ulsan.kr
Economy
$3
Late-night
$3
Taehwa Airport Limousine
Website
taehwaairport.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal to Gimhae Int'l Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Ulsan to Busan
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Gorae Call
Phone
+82 52 260 1114
Website
ulsancallvanlong.itrocks.kr

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Ulsan to Busan bus services, operated by Taehwa Airport Limousine, arrive at Gimhae Int'l Airport station.

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Ulsan to Busan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Sinhaeundae Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulsan to Busan is 64 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Ulsan to Busan.

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