How to get from Ulsan to Seoul

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Recommended option

Fly Ulsan to Seoul Gimpo  •  1 h 35 min

  1. USN - GMP

$47 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus bus Tago  •  5 h 6 min

$27 - $28

8 alternative options

Bus to Busan, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  3 h 45 min

  1. PUS - GMP

$43 - $199

Bus to Busan, fly to Seoul, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. PUS - ICN

$150 - $716

Bus, bus to Pohang, fly to Seoul Gimpo  •  4 h 10 min

  1. KPO - GMP

$128 - $246

Bus to Daegu, fly to Seoul, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. TAE - ICN

$125 - $473

Bus, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. KTX Busan / ...

$37 - $92

Train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Mugunghwa Bujeon
  2. KTX Busan / ...

$36 - $96

Bus Ko Bus  •  4 h 20 min

$29 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. 248.7 miles

$45 - $70

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
Flights from Busan to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Pohang to Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Daegu to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.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
Flights from Busan to Seoul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
arex.or.kr
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 - $85
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Book at
trip.com
First Class
$82
Economy Class
$59
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 - $10
Economy Class
$6 - $11
Bus operators
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
Gyeongju Bus Terminal
Website
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Bus from Ulsan to Gyeongju
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gyeongju to Hyoja
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gyeongjuterminal.co.kr
Book at
bustago.or.kr
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 Ulsan to Seoul Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $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
$26
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ulsan and Seoul is 307 km. The road distance is 398 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to bus which costs ₩28,000 - ₩30,000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Ulsan to Seoul is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs ₩50,000 - ₩170,000.

No, there is no direct train from Ulsan to Seoul. 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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ulsan and arriving at Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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