Transportation Options

Transportation Options

Getting to Seoul Gangnam (COEX) from Incheon International Airport (ICN)


  • Tickets can be purchased at the airport without having to book in advance
  • Buses 6006, 6103 and 6703 can take you to Samseong Station
  • Samseong Station is a one-minute walk from COEX
  • Approximate travel time: 80 minutes
  • Fare: KRW 17,000
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Airport Railroad (A’REX)

  • A’REX is the fastest means of transportation connecting Incheon International Airport to Seoul Station
  • Take A’REX to Seoul Station (the last station) and get on the LINE 4 subway
  • Take the LINE 4 Subway to Dongjak Station
  • Once at Dongjak Station, transfer to the LINE 9 Subway
  • Take the LINE 9 Subway to Bongeunsa Station
  • Bongeunsa Station is connected to COEX
  • Approximate travel time: 55 minutes
  • Fare: KRW 4,150
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Approximate travel time: 55 minutes

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Public Transportation Options

  • Seoul offers standard, deluxe, and jumbo taxis as well as taxis specifically for tourists
  • Tourist taxis provide a taxi driver who speaks English, Chinese or Japanese, with the option to easily make reservations.
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  • Seoul has nine subway lines which are connected to the Suin-Bundang Line, Shinbundang Line, Airport Railway, GyeonguiJungang Line, Gyeongchun Line, and Gyeonggang Line, forming a comprehensive underground transit system for the Seoul metropolitan area
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Seoul buses are divided into blue, green, yellow, red, customized, and nightrider buses.

  • Blue bus: for long distances within Seoul
  • Green bus: for transportation between blue bus stops and subway station stops.
    These buses run parallel to the subway lines
  • Yellow bus: this bus circulates in downtown Seoul
  • Red bus: inter-city express transit
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Public Transportation Fare Information


The TMoney card is a transit card that you can use on airport shuttles, public buses in the Seoul Metropolitan Area, subways, taxis, as well as in convenience stores, telephone booths, and package lockers.

Discover Seoul Pass

Discover Seoul Pass is Seoul’s first “free pass” available for 24, 48, and 72 hours. Using the pass, you can visit Seoul's tourist attractions for free and enjoy various discount benefits in areas such as transportation, shopping, and performance.