There are 7 ways to get from Ulsan to Gwangju by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulsan to Dongdaegu
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
  3. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station

$49 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus Ko Bus  •  5 h

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

$22 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 20 min

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

$26

Train  •  8 h 19 min

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

$23 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Gwangju 189.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Gwangju  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Gwangju (KWJ) USN - KWJ

$113 - $395

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Yosu (RSU) USN - RSU
  2. Take the bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju

$154 - $508

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

You can take a bus from Ulsan to Gwangju via Dongdaegu in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ulsan to Gwangju via Bujeon Station and Gwangju Songjeong Station in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Bujeon Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$23
Standing
$20
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$19 - $21
First Class
$28 - $31
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$22 - $24
First Class
$32 - $34
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Taehwagang Station to Bujeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$3 - $4
Economy Class
$3 - $4
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 Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Taehwa Airport Limousine
Website
taehwaairport.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal to Gimhae International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae Int'l Airport to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Kumho Bus Lines
Website
usquare.co.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ulsan and Gwangju is 222 km. The road distance is 303 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩28,378 and takes 5 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Gwangju is to drive which takes 3 h 14 min and costs ₩39,000 - ₩60,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Ulsan to Gwangju. However, there are services departing from Ulsan and arriving at Gwangju via Dongdaegu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Ulsan to Gwangju, including transfers.