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There are 4 ways to get from Ulsan to Daejeon by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 57 min

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

$12 - $27

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Train  •  2 h 32 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 / ...

$12 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

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

$16 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Daejeon 161.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Daejeon is to train which costs ₩13,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Daejeon is to bus and train which costs ₩13,000 - ₩31,000 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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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 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ulsan station to Daejeon station. However, there are services departing from Taehwagang Station and arriving at Daejeon Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Ulsan and Daejeon is 192 km. The road distance is 258.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Daejeon without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs ₩13,000 - ₩31,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Ulsan to Daejeon, including transfers.

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Ulsan to Daejeon bus services, operated by Go Bus Korea, depart from Ulsan station.

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Ulsan to Daejeon train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Taehwagang Station.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Daejeon is to train which takes 2 h 32 min and costs ₩13,000 - ₩31,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩18,000 - ₩28,000 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Ulsan to Daejeon.
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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ulsan to Daejeon via Dongdaegu in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
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
$14 - $16
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$14 - $16
First Class
$21 - $23
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Daejeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$6 - $7
Economy Class
$7 - $8
Train from Taehwagang Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$5 - $9
Economy Class
$6 - $11
Bus operators
Go Bus Korea
Website
gobus.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
gobus.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan Express Bus Terminal to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Dongdaegu to Daejeon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr

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Ulsan to Daejeon bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Daejeon station.

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Ulsan to Daejeon train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Daejeon Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulsan to Daejeon is 258 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Ulsan to Daejeon.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Daejeon. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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