How to Get to Seoul from Incheon Airport

Seoul, the vibrant capital of South Korea, is a city where tradition meets modernity, offering visitors a rich tapestry of cultural experiences, delicious cuisine, and dynamic city life. To get to Seoul from Incheon International Airport (ICN), here are a few options to kickstart your adventure!

By Incheon Limousine Bus

Incheon airport limousine bus

One of the most popular and convenient ways to travel from Incheon Airport to downtown Seoul is via the Incheon Limousine Bus. This service offers comfy seats and scenic views while traveling on the road and hassle-free transfers directly to major hotels and landmarks in Seoul.

Seats found on the limousine bus

The service provides announcements in Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese, enhancing accessibility for all visitors. Operation of a real-time location information system and advanced monitoring technology prevent traffic accidents and ensures passenger safety throughout the ride. There’s also free baggage loading service by the staffs and ample leg space within the bus for a comfortable ride

Route for bus 6001, Dongdaemun
Route for bus 6005, Seoul City Hall
Route for bus 6015, Myeongdong

The Incheon Limousine Bus operates several routes depending on your destination within Seoul. It covers major districts such as Dongdaemon, Seoul City Hall and Myeodong.

Operating hours for the respective routes, image taken from Changi recommends website

The above operating hours are subject to change due to road, traffic, and weather conditions. Click here for the full list of bus routes and timetables.

Buses operate at regular intervals throughout the day, ensuring flexibility for travellers arriving at any time. The duration of the trip will take about 60 to 90 minutes depending on traffic conditions

Location to exchange physical tickets at Incheon Airport Terminal 1, Gate 6

Tickets can be conveniently purchased online in advance here for the routes mentioned for SGD 16.20 for adults (13+) and SGD 11.33 for children (6-12). Children under 6 can travel for free when accompanied by one fare-paying passenger. Physical tickets can be exchanged at the first floor of Incheon airport Terminal 1, Gate 6 which operates from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.

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By Airport Railroad Express (AREX)

AREX represented by light blue line, image taken from Korea trains website

For the fastest way to get to Seoul’s city centre, you may want to consider taking the AREX Express Train which you can board from both terminals at Incheon Airport. With prices starting from SGD34, this service offers a 43-minute ride directly to Seoul station. Upon arrival at Seoul Station, travellers will then have easy access to Seoul’s extensive public transportation network, including subway lines, buses and taxis, enabling them to reach their destination within the city or continue their journey to other parts of the country.

By Car/Private Transfers

For those seeking personalized service or traveling in groups, you may want to opt for private transfer services that are available to book in advance with prices starting from SGD 135 for 5 pax.

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