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Transportation Information

Seoul is serviced by two airports – the Incheon International Airport (approximately 68km to COEX) and Gimpo International Airport (approximately 35km to COEX). Please arrange your own transfers from the airport to your hotel and return. Some general information is provided below as reference.

From Incheon Airport

The Incheon International Airport connects approximately 180 cities in about 60 nations all over the world and accommodates around 410,000 times of flight operations a year. It is located approximately one hour away from downtown Seoul. For detailed information on the airport facilities and transportation, please refer to its website at http://www.airport.kr/pa/en/a/index.jsp.

• Limousine Bus

Type Bus No. Operating Hours Traveling Time 
(Minute)
Interval
(Minute)
Fare
Incheon → Seoul Seoul → Incheon
CALT 6103 05:30 ~ 22:30 05:20 ~ 22:00 65 10 ~ 15 KRW 16,000
(US$15)
KAL 6704 04:58 ~ 22:32 05:00 ~ 18:28 60 30 KRW 16,000
(US$ 15)
Seoul-bus 6006 05:30 ~ 23:00 04:00 ~ 21:00 60 10 ~ 20 KRW 10,000
(US$ 9)

• Tran-Airport Railroad (AREX) & Subway

Route Operating Hours Traveling Time
(Minute)
Interval
(Minute)
Getting to AREX Fare
Inchion Int’l Airport(AREX)  Seoul Station→ Transfer at Hongik Univ. (Line 2) → Samsung Station (Coex) 05:24 ~ 23:12 100 12 B1F KRW 4,150
(US$ 4)
* AREX is an Airport Railway Express which is links Incheon International Airport with Hongik Univ. station. Get off at Hogik Univ. station and transfer to subway Line.2 to get to Samsung Station (Coex).


• Taxi

Airport Traveling Time(Minute) Estimated Fare
Standard Luxury
Incheon Airport 50 KRW 60,000 (US$ 54) KRW 80,000 (US$ 72)
*International Taxi: International taxi drivers are able to speak English or Japanese. Travel between Incheon International Airport and Seoul is based on the flat fare system by section. This includes highway tolls.These taxis operate on a 100% reservations basis. Non-Korean speakers can make enquiries and reservations for international taxis by calling an exclusive call center (82-1644-2255).

From Gimpo Airport

Gimpo International Airport was named by Presidential Order in 1958 and its full-scale upgrade into an international airport was completed in 1971. Gimpo International Airport has been the gateway to Seoul, Republic of Korea and nowadays it is giving new pleasure to airport travelers of enjoying the complex space, called 'Sky City' which is a place of culture, leisure and shopping. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.airport.co.kr/gimpoeng/index.do.


• Limousine Bus

Bus No. Operating Hours Traveling Time 
(Minute)
Interval
(Minute)
Fare
Gimpo → Seoul Seoul → Gimpo
6104 07:35 ~ 22:30 05:30 ~ 20:00 45 30 KRW 7,500
(US$7)

• Train - Airport Railroad (AREX) & Subway

Route Operating Hours Traveling Time
(Minute)
Interval
(Minute)
Getting to AREX Fare
Gimpo Int’l Airport (AREX) → Transfer at Hongik Univ. (Line 2) → Samsung Station (Coex) 005:43 ~ 23:47 65 12 B1F KRW 1,650
(US$ 1.5)

• Taxi

Airport Traveling Time(Minute) Estimated Fare
Standard Luxury
Gimpo Airport 40 KRW 40,000 (US$ 36) KRW 60,000 (US$ 54)
*International Taxi: International taxi drivers are able to speak English or Japanese. Travel between Gimpo International Airport and Seoul is based on the taximeter fare or charter rate. These taxis operate on a 100% reservations basis. Non-Korean speakers can make enquiries and reservations for international taxis by calling an exclusive call center (82-1644-2255).

City Airport Terminal

If you use CALT service, you can check-in with your airline on the first floor of City Airport, and have your seat assigned, and Baggage Check-in, fast and conveniently in advance.