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

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Train via Osong Station  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ulsan Station to Osong Station KTX Busan / ...
  2. Take the train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station SRT Suseo / ...

$52 - $85

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 27 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

$19 - $51

5 alternative options

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$21 - $31

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 20 min

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

$25

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Gwangju 189.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Gwangju  •  3 h 17 min

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

$112 - $394

Fly to Yosu, bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$141 - $436

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The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Gwangju is to bus which costs ₩28,269 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Gwangju is to drive which costs ₩41,000 - ₩60,000 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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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 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ulsan and Gwangju is 222 km. The road distance is 303.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Gwangju without a car is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs ₩55,000 - ₩100,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Ulsan to Gwangju, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Gwangju is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs ₩55,000 - ₩100,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₩24,000 - ₩36,000 and takes 4 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs ₩120,000 - ₩450,000 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ulsan Airport to Gwangju Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ulsan to Gwangju.
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  • Distance: 138.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Ulsan to Gwangju via Ulsan Station, Ulsan Station, Osong Station, Gwangju Songjeong Station, and Gwangju Songjeong Station in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ulsan to Gwangju via Dongdaegu in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Cheju
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Ulsan to Gwangju via Seoul Gimpo, Cheju
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Ulsan to Yosu via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Ulsan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
letskorail.com
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Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Train from Bujeon Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Economy Class
$18
Standing
$16
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Ulsan Station to Osong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$27 - $35
First Class
$40 - $55
Train from Osong Station to Gwangju Songjeong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$21 - $23
First Class
$30 - $33
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Taehwagang Station to Bujeon Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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 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 Int'l Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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
$18
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Yeocheon to Gwangju
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulsan to Gwangju is 303 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Ulsan to Gwangju.

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Air Busan, Asiana Airlines and Korean Air offer flights from Ulsan Airport to Gwangju Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Gwangju. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Ulsan Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs ₩11,000 - ₩14,000.

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