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Arriving in Incheon Airport

 

Incheon International Airport  - 인천국제공항

 

Most students arriving in Korea first land at Incheon International Airport, which is located about 40km to the West of Central Seoul.

 

Incheon is a modern, efficient airport providing direct links to Europe, America, Africa, Oceania and throughout Asia.

 

Transport from Incheon Airport

 

Airport pick-up service

Lexis operates a 24 hours airport pick up service from the airport directly to your accommodation or the school.

 

Bus

Many students arriving at Incheon choose to take the Airport bus to Gangnam. Airport buses are called limousine buses and are available outside the arrival areas on the first floor. Deluxe buses are express buses with wider seats costing 15,000 won to most parts of Seoul, including Gangnam. The trip takes around 60 minutes, depending on traffic.

 

Train

The Incheon International Airport Railroad airport express (or AREX) station is located in the Transport Centre and provides high-speed services to Seoul.

 

Students can choose a high-speed service stopping only at Incheon and Seoul, which takes 43 minutes to Seoul, with departures every half hour. Many of the stations along the AREX line provide connections to the Incheon Subway and Seoul Metropolitan Subway, including directly to Gangnam

 

Gimpo Airport  - 김포국제공항

 

Some students arriving from China, Taiwan or Japan may arrive at Gimpo Airport. Gimpo is located in the Western side of Seoul, about 15km from Gangam.

 

Transport from Gimpo Airport

 

Airport pick-up service

Lexis operates a 24 hours airport pick up service from the airport directly to your accommodation or the school.

 

Train

Students choosing to take the train from Gimpo can choose either the AREX airport expressor Seoul Subway Line 9.The Seoul Subway line links Gimpo directly to Gangnam, with the trip taking about 15 minutes.

 

Alternative Transport Options

 

Ferry / Hydrofoil

Various Ferry/Hydrofoil services link Japan and Korea via the port of Busan, with a travel time of less than 3 hours.This can be a fun and inexpensive way of travelling between Japan and Korea.

 

From Busan, students can take the KTX high speed train service to Seoul, with a travel time of around 2.5 hours.

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