When you out of the arrival floor, you will
see a sign for the Transportation Center, where
you can catch the AREX. Follow this sign and
go to the Incheon Int'l Airport Transportation
You can buy a ticket from a vending machine
at the Transportation Center or from the Information
to the AREX entrance
|4. Place the ticket lightly
on the ticket sensor at the AREX Gate.
On the platform, the arrival time of the next
train is displayed on an electronic bulletin board.
The interior of a commuter train is similar
to that of subways in Korea. Long benches run
along each side and face each other. Seats on
an express train are arranged in the same way
as on the KTX train.
When you get off the train at Gimpo Airport
Station, you will see purple signs on the platform
showing the way to Seoul Subway Line 5. In order
to transfer to Subway Line 5, follow the signs
and insert your ticket into the turnstile at
the exit. You need to buy a separate ticket
for the Seoul Subway.
When you enter the station, you need to keep
your ticket after having it read by a sensor
at the turnstile. When you exit the station,
you need to insert the ticket into the turnstile.
is the easiest way for traveling between Incheon International
Airport and downtown Seoul. If the traffic is good,
you can arrive in the center of Seoul from Incheon
International Airport within one hour.
Airport buses run from Incheon
Int'l Airport to many parts of Seoul. You can buy
a ticket for your destination at the ticket desk on
the arrival floor (1st floor). You can get information
on bus routes and bus stops at the Airport Information
two types of airport buses: deluxe and standard. Deluxe
buses are KAL limousines that go straight to major
hotels in Seoul. Since they only go to deluxe hotels,
these buses are faster than standard limousine buses.
They also have fewer seats and are, naturally, more
comfortable. Standard limousine buses stop at several
bus stops, so you can get closer to your final destination.
Airport limousine buses are much more comfortable
than standard city buses.
At the Airport Information Desk between Gates
3 and 4 or Gates 11 and 12 on the arrival
floor (1st floor), check the bus number (or
route) to your destination and buy a ticket
at one of the ticket booths.
|2. Check the bus stop
indicated on your ticket.
Go to the bus stop and check the bus route and
|4. When on the bus,
pay attention to the English recording indicating
the bus stops and make sure to get off at your
a Airport Taxi can
be expensive but it¡¯ll be worth if you have heavy
baggage or don¡¯t know the location of your accommodation.
The expressway toll (~ 7,100 won) will be charged
to the taxi passenger.
deluxe taxis carry up to four passengers, and the
jumbo deluxe taxi takes up to eight passengers. The
fare for a deluxe taxi is about 50% higher than for
a standard taxi, but the quality of service is much
better. In order to drive a deluxe taxi, the driver
must have at least ten years of accident-free experience
driving a standard taxi and complete special service
training. Deluxe taxis are more spacious. While standard
taxis have a late night surcharge, the deluxe taxi
does not charge one. If you are planning to take a
taxi after midnight, you might as well take a deluxe
taxi. Depending on your destination, the fare for
a standard taxi from Incheon International Airport
to downtown Seoul should be 60,000 ~100,000. The 7,100
won toll fee for the Incheon International Airport
Expressway needs to be paid by the passenger. Just
in case a driver demands an extra charge, report the
incident to the Foreigner Support Center (+82-2-731-6800~1,
English and Japanese available).Korea is very safe
country but in case, try to remember the license plate
take a taxi, exit the arrival floor (1st floor)
of the airport through Gates 4 through 8, cross
the street, and go to the taxi stands at 4C~8C.
In Korea, there are three types of taxis.