There are 10 ways to get from Seoul to Ulsan 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, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. KTX Seoul

$41 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus TxBus  •  5 h 37 min

$27

8 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 20 min

$29 - $40

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. KTX Seoul
  2. Mugunghwa Dongdaegu

$39 - $92

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. 249.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan  •  2 h 27 min

  1. GMP - USN

$46 - $155

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Busan, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. GMP - PUS

$44 - $200

Train to Seoul, fly to Busan, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. ICN - PUS

$151 - $716

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Pohang, bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. GMP - KPO

$131 - $250

Train to Seoul, fly to Daegu, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. ICN - TAE

$125 - $472

Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to bus which costs ₩29,400 - ₩29,600 and takes 5 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs ₩50,000 - ₩170,000.

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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.

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

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 in around 4 h 28 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Pohang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Seoul to Daegu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Seoul to Busan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Busan
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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 Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$82
Economy Class
$59
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Taehwagang Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $10
Economy Class
$6 - $11
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
Bus operators
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Ulsan
Ave. 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
Ave. 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
Ave. 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Hyoja to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr

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