There are 10 ways to get from Seoul to Ulsan by train, bus, car or plane

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

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Ulsan hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seoul to Ulsan via Dongdaegu Station and Gyeongju Station in around 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
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 Busan
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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 Dongdaegu Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $85
Schedules at
letskorail.com
First Class
$82
Economy Class
$59
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gyeongju Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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 Ulsan
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ulsan
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Ulsan
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Taehwa Airport Limousine
Website
taehwaairport.co.kr
Bus from Gimhae International Airport to Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Seoul to Ulsan?

The distance between Seoul and Ulsan is 307 km. The road distance is 399 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to bus which costs ₩29,400 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to fly which takes 2 h 23 min and costs ₩75,000.

Is there a direct train between Seoul and Ulsan?

No, there is no direct train from Seoul to Ulsan. However, there are services departing from Seoul Station and arriving at Taehwagang Station via Dongdaegu Station and Gyeongju Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Seoul and Ulsan?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Ulsan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Seoul to Ulsan, including transfers.