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

Bus, train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$22 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

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

$18 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Taehwagang Station to Dongdaegu Station Mugunghwa Bujeon
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Daejeon Station KTX Busan - Seoul

$25 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Daejeon 161.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  2 h 52 min

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

$66 - $251

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

You can take a train from Ulsan to Daejeon via Dongdaegu Station in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ulsan to Daejeon via Dongdaegu in around 3 h 51 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Seoul Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $95
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$94
Economy Class
$68
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$15 - $17
First Class
$22 - $24
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Taehwagang Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$11
Standing
$10
Bus operators
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Dongdaegu
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 Dongdaegu to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ulsan to Daejeon?

The distance between Ulsan and Daejeon is 192 km. The road distance is 258 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Daejeon is to bus which costs ₩18,000 - ₩23,000 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Daejeon is to bus and train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs ₩23,000 - ₩27,000.

Is there a direct train between Ulsan and Daejeon?

No, there is no direct train from Ulsan to Daejeon. However, there are services departing from Taehwagang Station and arriving at Daejeon Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ulsan and Daejeon?

No, there is no direct bus from Ulsan to Daejeon. However, there are services departing from Ulsan and arriving at Daejeon via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Ulsan to Daejeon, including transfers.