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Gimpo Incheon Seoul   Rest of Korea

Airport in Korean is 공항 (pronounced gonghang). You may need to configure your browser to allow Korean script to appear.Korean cities recently underwent a change in Romanized spelling: eg Cheju became Jeju. For convenience both spellings are included.
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Seoul - Incheon (ICN):
Location
49 km/31 miles W of Central Seoul.


By Taxi:
General:  
Meter Rates: Medium Taxi: Initial fare: KRW 2880 (up to 2 km). Each extra 144m KRW 120. Each 35 seconds waiting time KRW 120. Large/Luxury Taxi: Initial fare: KRW 4500 (up to 3 km). Each extra 164m KRW 200. Each 39 seconds waiting time KRW 200.
Seoul City Zone Flat fares: Zone A (Gangbuk, Gangnam, Grand Hilton Hotel, Mayfield, Lexington & Premier Seoul Garden Hotels): KRW 55 000 (medium taxi)/KRW 80 000 (large/luxury taxi). Zone B (Gangbuk, Gangnam, JW Marriott, Westin Chosun, Plaza Grand Hyastt, Millenium Hilton Hotels): KRW 65 000 (medium taxi)/KRW 95 000 (large/luxury taxi). Zone C (Gangbuk, Gangnam, Grand Intercontinental, Ritz Carlton, Park Hyatt, Imperial Palace, Sheraton Walker Hill Hotels): KRW 75 000 (medium taxi)/KRW 110 000 (large/luxury taxi).
International Taxi: Contact: Tel 1644-2255.

By Limo:
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.

By KAL Limousine Bus:
General: Korean Airlines runs the KAL Limousine Bus Tel (02) 2667 0386~9.
KAL Limousine Bus City Hall Line: Route: Airport - Seoul Plaza Hotel - Lotte Hotel - Westin Chosun Hotel - Sesomun KAL Building. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals. Cost: ~KRW 15 000.
KAL Limousine Seoul Station Line: Route: Airport - Seoul Garden Hotel - Lotte City Hotel - Ramada Hotel & Suites - Seoul Train Station - Millenium Seoul Hilton Hotel - Grand Hyatt Hotel - Sofitel Ambassador Hotel - Shilla Hotel - Yaksu Station. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals. Cost: ~KRW 15 000.
KAL Limousine Gangnam Line A: Route: Airport - Seoul Palace Hotel - Ritz Carlton Hotel  - Seoul Train Station - Novotel Ambassador Gangnam - Renaissance Hotel. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals. Cost: ~KRW 15 000.
KAL Limousine Gangnam Line B: Route: Airport - Imperial Palace Hotel - Ramada Seoul Hotel  - COEX Intercontinental Hotel - Grand Intercontinental Hotel. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals. Cost: ~KRW 15 000.
KAL Limousine Jamsil Walkerhill Line: Route: Airport - Lotte World Hotel - East Seoul Bus Terminal - Gwangnaru Station - Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals. Cost: ~KRW 15 000.
KAL Limousine Gimpo Airport Line: Route: Incheon Airport - Hyatt Regency Incheon Hotel - Gimpo Airport. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals.

By OtherBus:
General: There is a bewildering number of Airport Limousine buses that run to points all over the city including the World Trade Centre/Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT), City Hall & major hotels. The following buses run from the numbered stops outside the terminal. All buses are well sign posted in Korean and English. Note that Incheon Airport and Incheon City are some distance apart, and care should be taken when boarding a bus to ensure the correct destination. Further confusion arises as there is also a city called Icheon.
Airport Limousine Bus: To Destinations all over Seoul including Hotels
Long Distance Buses to other cities: Yongin (KRW 7800), Ansan (11000), Icheon (9400), Yeoju (11000), Deokso (7100), Maseok (7100), Anseong (10600), Jukjeon (7200), Wonju (12200), Chuncheon (13000), Euijeongbu (11000), Cheongju (12100), Daejeon (13800), Asan (11500) Taean (12800) & Jeonju (22000). Prices in KRW.
Airport Limousine Bus: Gimpo Airport (domestic) regular departures for KRW 6000.


By Train:
Airport Railroad: A train known as the Airport Railroad has a station at the airport terminal. Trains runs to Gimpo airport and to Seoul city centre and beyond. there is free wi-fi on the train.
Route: Incheon Airport - Airport Cargo Terminal - Unseo - Geoman - Gyeyang - Gimpo Airport - Digital Media City - Hongik University - Seoul Station. Timings: Trains run every 10-15 mins 0520-0000. Travel Time: Express trains run to Seoul Station in 43 minutes. To Gimpo airport ~28 mins. Cost: Stopping train to Seoul Station KRW 3700. Express non-stop train KRW 13300. To Gimpo Airport KRW 3300.


By Ferry: Ferries run from Incheon Airport to and from Incheon City. You can take either the Yul-do to Yeongjong-do or the Wolmi-do to Yeongjong-do route. They operate 0500-2130 at 15-20 minute intervals, and the adult fare is KRW 1000.
Rental Cars:
 Kumho Rent A Car
+82 2 797 8000, AVIS 862 2847 & HERTZ.
Airport to Airport: The Airport Railroad runs trains between the 2 airports. Cost: KRW 3300. Buses run to Gimpo Airport 0500-2250. Cost: KRW 6000. Frequencies and transfer times vary, but typically 40 mins. See airport website.
Notes: 
Telephone rental is available in arrivals.
Baggage Storage:
Left Luggage facilities available.

Airport Hotels: Best Western Premier Incheon Airport Hotel.
Airport Website:
 
www.airport.or.kr.
Airport Tel No:
+82 32 741 0104.
Updated Dec11 A Matheson. Last Visit Jun03.
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Seoul - Gimpo/Kimpo (GMP):
Location: 
11 Miles/17 km W of the City.
By Taxi: To the City Centre/City Air Terminal KRW 12-15000/20-45 mins.


By Limo:
Limos.com: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.

By KAL Limousine Bus:
General: KAL Limousine Bus Tel (02) 2667 0386~9. Note that Incheon Airport and Incheon City are some distance apart, and care should be taken when boarding a bus to ensure the correct destination. Further confusion arises as there is also a city called Icheon.
KAL Limousine Lotte Hotel Line: Route: Gimpo Airport - Lotte World Hotel. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals.
KAL Limousine Incheon Airport Line: Route: Gimpo Airport - Hyatt Regency Incheon Hotel - Incheon Airport. Timings: Runs at frequent intervals.

By Bus:
There is a bewildering number of Airport Limousine buses that run to points all over the city including the World Trade Centre/Korea City Air Terminal (KCAT), City Hall & major hotels. The following buses run from the numbered stops outside the domestic terminal:
Stop No. Bus No. Routeing Cost KRW
1 Incheon Deluxe City Bus 66 or 300 Geomdan-Gyesan Station-Gimpo Airport-Youngdeungpo.  Every 8-15 mins 1000-2500
1 Sejin Limousine Bus - -
1 City Bus 50 Bucheon Station-Songnae Station.  Every 10 mins 600
2 City Bus 22 Banghwadong-Mokdong-Youngdeungpo Market.  Every 5 mins 600
2 City Bus 22-1 Banghwadong-Yeomchangdong-Ewha University-Mokdong Hospital. Every 10 mins 600
2 City Bus 130 Gimpo City-Yonsei University-Shinchon Rotary.   Every 8 mins 600
2 City Bus 128 Banghwadong-Youngdeungpo Station-Seoul Station.  Every 7 mins 600
2 Deluxe City Bus 68 Banghwadong-Yonsei University-Midopa.  Every 6 mins 1300
2 Deluxe City Bus 760 Banghwadong-Express Bus Terminal-Jeilsaengmyeong Sageori.  Every 8-12 mins 1300
3 KCAT Limousine Bus To Korea City Air Terminal and World Trade Center.  Every 10-15 mins 0750-2220 2000
3 Limousine Bus Samsungdong every 10-15 mins 5000
3 Limousine Bus Nowon Station-Sophia Hotel-Banghakdong.  Every 10-20 mins 5000
3 Limousine Bus Juan-Incheon City-Olympus Hotel.  Every 30 mins 4000
3 Limousine Bus Galsan-Bupyeong.  Every 20 mins 4000
3 Limousine Bus Bupyeong-Seogam-Juan-Sunhak Station-Yeonsugu Office.   Hourly 4000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 600 Express Bus Terminal-Trade & Exhibition Center-Lotte World Hotel. Every 12-14 mins 2000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 601 Shinchon-Gwanghwamun-Dongdaemun Market.  Every 15-20 mins 2000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 603 Gurogu Office-Seoul University.  Every 20-25 mins 2000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 604 Shinjeongdong-Gabongdong-Geumcheongu Office. Every 20-25 mins 2000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 604-1 Gwangmyeong Station-Cheolsan Station-Haan Sageori.  Every 60 mins 2000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 607 Songjeong Station.  Every 10-20 mins 2000
4 Airport Limousine Bus 608 Youngdeungpo.  Every 10-25 mins 2000
5 Koreal Air Lines (KAL) Limo Bus 1 Chosun-Lotte Hotel-Koreana Hotel-City Hall.  Every 30 mins 5000
5 Koreal Air Lines (KAL) Limo Bus 2 Ambassador Hotel-The Shilla Hotel-Hyatt Tower-Hilton Hotel-Seoul Station-Holoiday Inn-Namsan.  Every 60 mins 5000
5 Koreal Air Lines (KAL) Limo Bus 3 Marriot Hotel-Renaissance Hotel-Intercontinental Hotel-Coex Intercontinental Hotel-Novotel-Ritz Carlton-Palace Hotel-Gangnam.  Every 30 mins 5000
5 Koreal Air Lines (KAL) Limo Bus 4 Lotte World Hotel-Dongseoul Terminal-Sheraton Walker Hill-Jamshil. Every 30 mins 5000
6 Airport Shuttle bus Sky City Mart and Cargo Terminal.  0630-last flight Free
7 Bus #85 Haengshin-Hwajeong-Wondang-Goyang.  Every 12 mins 1200
7 Bus #33 Neunggok-Gangchon-Ilsan.  Every 10 mins 1200
7 Long distance buses to other cities Suwon(5000), Yongin(5000), Ansan (5000), Sungnam (5000), Icheon (6600), Yeoju (8000), Deokso (4300), Maseok (4900), Anseong (7800), Jukjeon (4400), Wonju (9400), Euijeongbu (3300), Munsan (3000), Chuncheon (10500), Cheongju (9300), Daejeon (11700), Asan (8700), Taean (10000), Jeonju (17000)
8 Bus #22 Mokdong  
8 Bus #128 Seoul Station.  Every 7 mins 600
8 Bus #130 Yeonsei University.  Every 8 mins 600
9 Bus #98 Midopa  
9 Bus #760 Express Bus Terminal.  Every 8-12 mins 0459-2303 1300
10 Numerous Airport Limousine Buses Incheon Airport every few minutes 0500-2030. 6000
11 KAL Limousine Bus Incheon Airport every 5-10 mins 0500-2030. 6000

By Train:
Airport Railroad: A train known as the Airport Railroad has a station at the airport terminal. Trains runs to Gimpo airport and to Seoul city centre and beyond. there is free wi-fi on the train.
Route: Incheon Airport - Airport Cargo Terminal - Unseo - Geoman - Gyeyang - Gimpo Airport - Digital Media City - Hongik University - Seoul Station. Timings: Trains run every 10-15 mins 0520-0000. Travel Time: Express trains run to Seoul Station in 20 minutes. To Incheon airport ~28 mins. Cost: To Seoul Station KRW 1200. To Incheon Airport KRW 3300.
Subway System: The airport station on subway line 5 is located close to the Domestic Terminal. The subway is well signed and reached by underground tunnel in 10 mins. To central Seoul ~20 mins - change at Kkachisan, Singil or Yongdungpogu Office Stations. To City hall Cost KRW 800/40 mins. Trains run ~0530-0015. The subway system in Seoul is very extensive and easy to use with signs in Korean and English.

Rental Cars: AVIS, SAMBO 2666 1818, DAEHAN 2666 8042, KOREA EXPRESS, National, JejuRentCar 2664 1466 & Kumho/HERTZ 2663 8000.
Airport to Airport: The Airport Railroad runs trains between the 2 airports. Cost: KRW 3300. Buses run to Gimpo Airport 0500-2250. Cost:
KRW 6000. Frequencies and transfer times vary, but typically 40 mins. See airport website.
Notes:
This airport is now only used for domestic flights.

Baggage Storage:
Left luggage available on the 1F arrival level (East end).
Airport Tax: Departure: KRW 9000.
Airport Website:
 www.airport.or.kr.
Airport Tel No: (02) 2660 2475/6 or 2660 2483/4.
Updated Dec11 A Matheson1. Last Visit Jun03.
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