There are 6 ways to get from Seoul to Ulsan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station KTX Seoul

₩49,954 - ₩64,100

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Ulsan Express Bus Terminal

₩23,000 - ₩35,000

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Ulsan 373.1 km

₩50,000 - ₩80,000

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Ulsan (USN) GMP - USN

₩265,957 - ₩870,369

Fly Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae, bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Gimhae (PUS) GMP - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Gimhae Airport Domestic Terminal to Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal

₩33,757 - ₩107,169

Train to Incheon, fly to Gimhae, bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Gimhae (PUS) ICN - PUS
  3. Take the bus from Gimhae Airport Domestic Terminal to Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal

₩88,000 - ₩335,207

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to fly which costs ₩260,000 - ₩900,000 and takes 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Ulsan Express Bus Terminal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Seoul and Ulsan is 307 km. The road distance is 373.1 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Ulsan without a car is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs ₩50,000 - ₩65,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Seoul to Ulsan, including transfers.

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Seoul to Ulsan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Ulsan is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs ₩50,000 - ₩65,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 4h 10m, you could also fly, which costs ₩260,000 - ₩900,000 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Ulsan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Seoul to Ulsan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Ulsan Express Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Ulsan.
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  • Distance: 307.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Korail operates a train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩46,000 - ₩60,000 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Alternatively, Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Ulsan Express Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and the journey takes 4h 10m. TxBus also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩250,000 - ₩850,000
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩39,000 - ₩170,000
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩190,000 - ₩650,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩39,000 - ₩290,000
Flights from Incheon to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩100,000 - ₩1000,000
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩39,000 - ₩290,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Gimhae
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩29,000 - ₩220,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩46,000 - ₩60,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩83,700
Economy Class
₩59,800
Standing
₩50,800
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Seoul Station to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Ulsan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩23,000 - ₩35,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩34,700
Economy Express
₩23,300
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Ulsan
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩30,000
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Taehwa Airport Limousine
Website
taehwaairport.co.kr
Bus from Gimhae Airport Domestic Terminal to Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩8,800
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Ulsan is 373 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Seoul to Ulsan.

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Korean Air offers flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Ulsan Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Ulsan. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩1,900 - ₩3,400.

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