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About Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and one of the most populous cities of the world. Situated along the Han River, this city is one of the most modern cities of the world. The city is well known for organizing major sports events such as the 1988 Olympic Games, and the 2002 World Cup. 

In the Jongno district adorned with historical buildings, one can find the Palace of the House of Yi, temples, and most of the other buildings of significance. Some places to visit are Gangnam, Gyeongju, Yeouido Island, temples, Martyrs Monument in Busan, the Palace of the House of Yi, and Itaewon. Seoul features a very advanced transportation network and infrastructure with a comprehensive subway network. 

Seoul’s climate is humid and subtropical. Summers are hot, humid and rainy. Winters are cold. The ideal seasons to visit Seoul are in the spring and fall. With a population of over 24 million, this is one of the most crowded cities of the world and thus boasts numerous skyscrapers.

There are two international airports in Seoul, Incheonand Gimpo. High-speed trains and buses run from the airports to the city center.

Transportation to Seoul City Center from Airport

Gimpo International Airport

Gimpo International Airport is one of the city’s major airports. There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from the airport. You can get to the city center from Gimpo International Airport using a variety of methods including taxis, buses, rental cars, the metro, and rail.  

Taxi

Taxis in Seoul are very convenient and reliable. Taking a taxi to the city center is a great alternative since taxis in the city are highly qualified and equipped with the latest technology. Taking a taxi from Gimpo International Airport to the city center is very easy. There are a variety of taxi types that you can choose from, including standard vehicles and jumbo sized ones for those traveling in big groups. Since the airport is located only 15 km away, taking a taxi is a very quick transportation alternative. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Gimpo International Airport is by bus. Buses are accessible from both the domestic terminal and the international terminal. Buses provide affordable transportation to the city. Since the airport is in such close proximity to the city center the bus ride is considerably short. There are many different bus routes that operate from the airport, providing transportation to various parts of the city. So, remember to ask which bus you need to take to reach your destination in the city.   

Metro

Taking the metro from the airport to the city is the most popular transportation alternative because the metro can bypass traffic and is an affordable option. The metro offers easy and quick access to the city center. Metro lines 9 and 5 run from Gimpo International Airport. Both lines run to the city, stopping at various stations on the way and passing stations that connect to other major metro lines.

Rail

The AREX Airport Express commuter rail line operates from Gimpo International Airport, providing transportation to both the city center and Incheon International Airport. There are a total of 10 stops between the two airports. Passengers can transfer to the metro from the first 6 stops on the AREX line. The rail line operates both express and commuter services.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative. Renting a car is also a great option for getting around in the city during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include LOTTE, Pacific, and AJ. 

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2019

Incheon International Airport

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Incheon International Airport, which is the primary international airport serving the city of Seoul. You can get to the city center from the airport using a variety of transportation alternatives including taxis, buses, metro, train, rail, and rental cars.

Taxi

Taxis are a very convenient and reliable transportation alternative to get to the city center from Incheon International Airport. However, taxis are an expensive option. Taxis are more costly when compared to other methods of transportation. Taxis are available 24 hours a day, every day at the terminal exit. There is a flat rate applied for transportation from Incheon International Airport to various parts of the city.

Bus

City buses in Seoul are very comfortable and advanced. Taking the bus to the city center from Incheon International Airport is both convenient and affordable, especially compared to a taxi. There are many different bus routes that depart from the airport and run to the city. The bus line that you need to take will vary depending on your destination in the city.

Train

Taking the train from Incheon International Airport is a very convenient and fast transportation alternative. The Korea Train Express (KTX) high speed trains provide quick transportation to the city. Passengers can board these trains from the transport center located next to the main terminal building. The train connects the airport with Seoul and other cities including Daejeon, Daegu, Busan, Mokpo and Yeusu. These high-speed trains travel to the closest stop on the route in 2 ½ minutes and take 20 minutes to reach the furthest stop on the route.

Rail

The AREX Airport Express commuter rail line operates from Incheon International Airport, providing transportation to both the city center and Gimpo International Airport. There are a total of 10 stops between the two airports. Passengers can transfer to the metro from the first 6 stops on the AREX line. The rail line operates both express and commuter services.

Call Van

Another transportation alternative passengers can use to get to the city center from Incheon International Airport is by Call Van. You can easily get to the city center using these vans. To travel to the city by Call Van, passengers must head to the Airport Call Van Counter at the airport to arrange the service. Call Van services operate from 9 am to 8 pm and have a maximum cargo capacity of 20 kg. 

Rental Car

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Incheon International Airport is by rental car. Renting a car ensures a comfortable and reliable ride to the city and is a great option for getting around in Seoul during your trip. There are various rental car companies that you can choose from. You can also book your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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To which airport are the flights to Seoul arranged?

Seoul flights are organized to Gimpo International Airport, Incheon International Airport, Seoul Airport.

Which airlines have direct flights to Seoul from which cities?

Asiana Airlines organizes direct flights to Seoul from Tashkent. Saudi Arabian Airlines organizes direct flights to Seoul from Riyadh.

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