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

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Line 5001 bus, train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 5001 bus from City Hall to Ulsan Station 5001
  2. Take the train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station KTX Seoul / ...

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Train  •  1h 13m

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

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 20m

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

$7

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Ulsan to Busan 40 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  48m

  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 ₩3,400 - ₩4,300 and takes 1h 13m.

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

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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 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taehwagang Station station and arriving at Bujeon Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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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 line 5001 bus and train which takes 1h 10m and costs ₩8,500 - ₩14,000.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Ulsan to Busan, including transfers.

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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 1h 13m and costs ₩3,400 - ₩4,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩7,900 and takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Ulsan to Busan.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

Korail Mugunghwa operates a train from Ulsan to Busan hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 13m. Alternatively, Taehwa Airport Limousine operates a bus from Ulsan to Busan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Ulsan Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
etk.srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$5 - $7
First Class
$8 - $10
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Taehwagang Station to Bujeon Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$3 - $4
Bus operators
bus
Bus from City Hall to Ulsan Station
Ave. Duration
35m
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Ulsan to Busan
Ave. Duration
48m
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 Bujeon Station.

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

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There are 532+ hotels available in Busan. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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