Transportation to Seoul

Transportation to Seoul

Transportation to Seoul

If arriving to Korea from abroad, Incheon International Airport will most likely be the port of arrival. Located approximately 1 hour from downtown Seoul, there are a number of convenient ways to get to the city.

 

Train (AREX)

AREX is a railway line that connects downtown Seoul with Incheon Int’l Airport and Gimpo Airport. An All Stop Train and an Express Train are available: the All Stop Train stops at every station and the Express Train runs non-stop between Incheon Int’l Airport and Seoul Station. The express train from Incheon Int’l Airport costs 14,700 won (8,000 won until the end of 2014) and takes just over 40 minutes. Express trains depart every 20-40 minutes. All Stop trains cost approximately 3,950 won and takes just under 60 minutes to get to Seoul Station.

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Bus

City Limousine Bus

City limousine buses travel to all major areas of Seoul. Tickets are 5,000~15,000 won and travel time is approximately 60-80 minutes, depending on traffic and destination. Tickets can be purchased at ticket booths located at exits just outside the passenger terminal.

 

KAL Limousine Bus

KAL limousine buses travel mainly to major hotels in downtown Seoul. Tickets are slightly more expensive than City Limousine Buses, but the seats are far more comfortable. Travel time is approximately 60-80 minutes, depending on traffic and destination.Tickets can be purchased at KAL ticket booths located at exits just outside the passenger terminal.

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Taxi

There are 4 types of taxis: regular, international, deluxe, and jumbo. International taxis are slightly more expensive than regular taxis, but drivers can speak in foreign languages. Deluxe taxis are approximately 40~50% more expensive than regular taxis, but are more luxurious vehicles. Jumbo taxis are vans that can accommodate up to 8 passengers and are the same price as deluxe taxies. Taxi stands for each type of taxi are separated and are located outside the arrival terminal.

Standard prices to downtown Seoul

An extra toll charge of 7,900 won on the Incheon Airport expressway will be added to what is displayed on the meter.

 

Destination

Estimated Time (min.)

Estimated Fare
(KRW)

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Gimpo Int’l Airport

40~50

31,000~34,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Courtyard by Marriott(Yeongdeungpo-dong)

60~70

40,000~44,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Grand Hyatt Hotel(Hannam-dong)

80~90

47,000~52,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Shilla Hotel (Jangchung-dong)

90~100

50,000~55,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Grand InterContinental Hotel(Samseong-dong)

80~90

53,000~58,500

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Marriott Hotel(Euljiro-dong)

80~90

48,000~53,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Grand Hilton Hotel(Hongeun-dong)

60~70

41,000~45,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Meyong-dong

80~90

47,000~52,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Dongdaemun Market

90~100

50,000~55,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Namdaemun Market

80~90

48,000~53,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Namsan(N Seoul Tower)

80~90

49,000~54,000

Incheon Int’l Airport↔Insa-dong

70~80

44,000~48,500

Actual travel time and fare may be different.

Estimated fares as of 2013

 

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