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There are 5 ways to get from Ulsan to Seoul by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Ulsan  •  1h 36m

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

₩38,317 - ₩95,438

Cheapest option

Bus to Gimhae, fly  •  3h 36m

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

₩21,700 - ₩102,200

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Ulsan Station to Seoul Station KTX Busan

₩40,500 - ₩63,500

Bus  •  4h 10m

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

₩23,000 - ₩35,000

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Ulsan to Seoul Express bus terminal 365.9 km

₩49,000 - ₩75,000

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The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to fly which costs ₩38,000 - ₩100,000 and takes 1h 36m.

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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 4h 10m.

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The distance between Ulsan and Seoul is 307 km. The road distance is 365.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ulsan to Seoul without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs ₩40,000 - ₩65,000.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m 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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The best way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to fly which takes 1h 36m and costs ₩38,000 - ₩100,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩40,000 - ₩65,000 and takes 3h 8m, you could also bus, which costs ₩23,000 - ₩35,000 and takes 4h 10m.

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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: 307.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

Air Busan, Korean Air and Jin Air fly from Ulsan to Seoul every 4 hours. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Ulsan Station to Seoul Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩37,000 - ₩60,000 and the journey takes 2h 18m.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩23,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩120,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩16,000 - ₩85,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩28,000 - ₩130,000
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩24,000 - ₩150,000
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩24,000 - ₩95,000
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩14,000 - ₩80,000
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩18,000 - ₩110,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩12,000 - ₩70,000
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Ulsan Station to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩37,000 - ₩60,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩37,000 - ₩55,000
Economy
₩40,000 - ₩60,000
First Class
₩55,000 - ₩85,000
Bus operators
Taehwa Airport Limousine
Website
taehwaairport.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan Taehwa Bus Terminal to Gimhae Int'l Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩8,800
Schedules at
taehwaairport.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan Express Bus Terminal to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩23,000 - ₩35,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩34,700
Economy Express
₩23,300
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩30,000
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulsan to Seoul is 366 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Ulsan to Seoul.

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Korean Air, Air Busan and Jin Air offer flights from Ulsan Airport to Seoul Gimpo Airport.

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There are 3293+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩100,000 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 ₩14,000 - ₩17,000.

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