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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Ulsan  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Ulsan (USN) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) USN - GMP

$46 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulsan to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal

$26 - $27

5 alternative options

Bus to Busan, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal to Gimhae Int'l Airport
  2. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) PUS - GMP

$43 - $199

Bus, train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$36 - $90

Train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$36 - $90

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulsan Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal

$28 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Seoul 248.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩28,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to fly which costs ₩50,000 - ₩180,000 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ulsan Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ulsan station to Seoul station. However, there are services departing from Taehwagang Station and arriving at Seoul Station via Dongdaegu Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Ulsan and Seoul is 307 km. The road distance is 397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Seoul without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs ₩40,000 - ₩110,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Ulsan to Seoul, including transfers.

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Ulsan to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Ulsan Express Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs ₩50,000 - ₩180,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩39,000 - ₩110,000 and takes 3 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs ₩31,000 - ₩41,000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Ulsan Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ulsan to Seoul bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Ulsan to Seoul.
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  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Korean Air and Air Busan fly from Ulsan to Seoul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ulsan to Seoul via Dongdaegu Station in around 3 h 39 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,200
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$79
Economy Class
$57
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
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
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
$8
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr
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 Ulsan Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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