Banpo Bridge Crossing by Bicycling or Walking & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

Banpo Bridge Crossing by Bicycling or Walking

서울특별시 서초구 반포동 | Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Banpo Bridge - Bicycle Kiosk Rental Opening Hours

Hangang Bicycle Rental Kiosk Operating Hours:

Mar-Apr / Sep-Oct: 9:00-18:00

May-Aug: 9:00-19:00

Nov-Feb: 9:00-17:00

Note: Photo ID required for bicycle rental and collect upon return to the same kiosk.

Banpo Bridge - Bicycle Rental Fees

3,000 won for the 1st hour and 500 won every 15 mins thereafter.

How to go to Banpo Bridge

Express Bus Terminal Station (line 3/6/9):

  • Exit 8-2 [via leafy neighbourhood & reaching directly at the bicycle rental kiosk]: U-turn and walk toward the road (Sinbanpo-ro 23-gil) just behind the station's exit. Turn right and walk straight till end of the road, reaching a small park. Turn right and walk forward about 40m to enter the underpass on your left. The bicycle rental kiosk is just on the left upon exiting from the underpass. Banpo Bridge (Banpo-daegyo) is the first bridge on your left facing the Han River (Hangang). 12 mins walk from subway station and 5 mins cycle across the bridge.

  • Exit 8-1 [along the heavy traffic road to/fro Banpo Bridge, reaching directly below the bridge for the walk across]: Go straight for 250m, turn right at the first main intersection to Banpo-daro, continue straight for about 400m, cross the road to the underpass ahead to arrive below Banpo Bridge at Banpo Hangang Park to start the walk. 15-20 mins from Station to Banpo Hangang Park and another 18 mins walk across the bridge.

Banpo Bridge - Official Website

Banpo Bridge (Banpo-daegyo) is a major bridge over Han River (Hangang) that connects both Seocho (South) and Yongsan (North) districts.

 

It forms the upper deck of Jamsu Bridge below, making it the first double-deck bridge built in South Korea. Jamsu bridge lies just meters above the waterline was completed in 1976. In 1982, Banpo Bridge was built on top of Jamsu Bridge, creating a two-deck bridge.

Banpo Bridge Crossing by Bicycling or Walking & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Banpo Bridge Crossing by Bicycling or Walking & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Banpo Bridge Moonlight Rainbow Fountain | KoreaToDo

There are a 2-way bicycling track, pedestrian walking lane and 2-way road for traffic on Jamsu Bridge, the lower deck of Banpo Bridge.

 

Exiting the bridge on the left is Ichon Hangang Park where visitors can look back at the majestic two-deck Banpo Bridge crossed and the beautiful views of Han River from the other side of the river.

Banpo Bridge Crossing
press to zoom
Banpo Bridge Crossing
press to zoom
Banpo Bridge Crossing - On Jamsu Bridge
press to zoom
1/1
Banpo Bridge Crossing - View of Banpo Hangang Park
press to zoom
Banpo Bridge Crossing - Reaching with Ichon Hangang Park on the left
press to zoom
Banpo Bridge Crossing - View of Banpo Bridge from Ichon Hangang Park
press to zoom
Banpo Bridge Crossing - Ichon Hangang Park
press to zoom
1/1

For visitors bicycling across the bridge, you will need to cycle back and return your bicycle to the same bicycle rental kiosk at Banpo Hangang Park.

For visitors walking across the bridge, you can walk to the nearest subway station (Seobinggo, Gyeongeui-Joongang Line) for your next destination; or continue on the familiar bridge route back for other attractions/activities planned at Banpo Hangang Park.

Banpo Bridge Crossing
press to zoom
Banpo Bridge Crossing - Bicycle Rental Charges
press to zoom
1/1
 
Jamsu Bridge Lanes | Seoul, South Korea
Getting to Banpo Bridge & Map of Cycling / Walking Path from Banpo Hangang Park | Seoul, South Korea

KoreaToDo TOP PICKS - Tours, Activities & Discount Tickets

➥ Handpicked experiences by KoreaToDo for their uniqueness, value, popularity, price competitiveness and at times, tedious to reach by public transport.

Lotte World Aquarium Admission Ticket

Lotte World Aquarium Admission Ticket

4.6★

Korea's largest ocean tank

Seoul City Tour Bus: Night View Course (Mt. Namsan, Han River Bridges...)

Seoul City Tour Bus: Night View Course (Mt. Namsan, Han River Bridges...)

4.5★

non-stop course with photo time

Han River Sevit Island Yacht Experience (pets allowed)

Han River Sevit Island Yacht Experience (pets allowed)

4.8★

enjoy Han River to the fullest

Gwangmyeong Cave, Hwadam Forest, Ranch & Ice-Cream Making Tour

Gwangmyeong Cave, Hwadam Forest, Ranch & Ice-Cream Making Tour

4.5★

Half Day Biking Tour

Half Day Biking Tour

4.2★

Nami Island, Garden of Morning Calm & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

Nami Island, Garden of Morning Calm & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

4.7★

Seoul Night View Tour (Naksan Park, Mt. Eungbong & Yongyangbong Peak)

Seoul Night View Tour (Naksan Park, Mt. Eungbong & Yongyangbong Peak)

5.0★

3 of Seoul's best night views

​​Korea Rail Pass (KR PASS): bullet trains to Busan & other areas

​​Korea Rail Pass (KR PASS): bullet trains to Busan & other areas

4.8★

instant ticket & tourist exclusive!

 KoreaToDo recommends Klook.com, Asia leading in-destination service provider.

🍁AUTUMN PICKS🍁 Handpicked Experiences from Seoul

Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple Tour

Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple Tour

₩80,500

explore Korea’s natural beauty

Naejangsan National Park Autumn Day Tour

Naejangsan National Park Autumn Day Tour

25 Oct - 15 Nov 2022

₩63,500

one of Korea's most beautiful parks in autumn

Namhansanseong Fortress, Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Namhansanseong Fortress, Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

₩75,000

multiple fabulous attractions

Memorable Autumn Foliage Day Tour

Memorable Autumn Foliage Day Tour

21-31 Oct 2022

₩57,800

travel to 3-4 destinations

Legoland & Nami Island Day Tour

Legoland & Nami Island Day Tour

₩122,500

World's 2nd largest Legoland!

Mungyeong Saejae(Autumn) & Korea Brewery Tour

Mungyeong Saejae(Autumn) & Korea Brewery Tour

24 Oct - 10 Nov 2022

₩60,000

Korean brewery: beer/liquor/makgeolli/wine