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There are 5 ways to get from Daejeon to Ulsan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Ulsan

$12 - $28

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station KTX Seoul / ...
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Taehwagang Station Mugunghwa Dongdaegu

$11 - $28

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Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the bus from Dongdaegu to Ulsan

$17 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Daejeon to Ulsan 161.6 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 48 min

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

$65 - $175

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The cheapest way to get from Daejeon to Ulsan is to train which costs ₩12,000 - ₩32,000 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Daejeon to Ulsan is to train and bus which costs ₩13,000 - ₩32,000 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Daejeon to Ulsan. However, there are services departing from Daejeon and arriving at Ulsan via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Daejeon station to Ulsan station. However, there are services departing from Daejeon Station and arriving at Taehwagang Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Daejeon and Ulsan is 192 km. The road distance is 258.6 km.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Ulsan without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs ₩13,000 - ₩32,000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Daejeon to Ulsan, including transfers.

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Daejeon to Ulsan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Daejeon station.

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Daejeon to Ulsan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Daejeon Station.

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The best way to get from Daejeon to Ulsan is to bus which takes 3 h 22 min and costs ₩18,000 - ₩28,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩12,000 - ₩32,000 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Daejeon to Ulsan.
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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Daejeon to Ulsan via Dongdaegu in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Daejeon to Ulsan via Dongdaegu Station in around 3 h 32 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
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 Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$14 - $16
First Class
$21 - $23
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Daejeon Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $7
Economy Class
$7 - $8
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Taehwagang Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $9
Economy Class
$6 - $11
Bus operators
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Ulsan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Daejeon to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Ulsan Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Daejeon to Ulsan bus services, operated by Go Bus Korea, arrive at Ulsan station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Daejeon to Ulsan is 259 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Daejeon to Ulsan.

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Air Busan and Korean Air offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Ulsan Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Ulsan. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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