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Seoul Station & getting there | Seoul, South Korea

Seoul Station 서울역

서울특별시 용산구 한강대로 405 (동자동) | 405, Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

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Seoul Station - Admission Fees

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  • Seoul Station (subway line 1/4/Gyeongui–Jungang, KTX - Korea Train Express, AREX - Airport Railroad Express Train).

Seoul Station is the gateway of Seoul and serves the highest number of passengers in South Korea.

Trains to Other Parts of Korea (KTX, ITX, AREX, Subway, etc)

It is a main train station for the high speed KTX (Korea Train Express) trains to popular cities like Jeonju, Busan  Guide from Seoul to Busan, Jeonju, Gangneung and other parts of Korea

Besides KTX, the slower ITX-Saemaeul, Saemaeul, Mugunghwa, Nuriro, ITX-Cheongchun trains also run from this station.

For visitors to Seoul, the Airport Railroad Express Train (AREX) runs between Incheon Airport and Seoul Station.

Seoul Station is also connected to three Seoul Subway Lines (line 1, 4 & Gyeongui–Jungang) for the convenience of travellers to Seoul.

Lockers at Seoul Station

Lockers of various sizes, located on both exits of Seoul Station are available for travellers' usage.

 

Basic charge ranges from ₩1,000 to ₩3,000 per locker, for the 1st 2 hours of usage. Additional charges apply after 2 hours and paid on luggage retrieval. Cash payment available.

Locker Sizes & Pricing (1st 2 hrs basic charge / 2nd - 12th hr, per hour charge / after 12th hr, per 12 hrs charge

Small: ₩1,000 / ₩200 / ₩1,000

Medium: ₩1,500 / ₩300 / ₩1,500

Large: ₩2,000 / ₩400 / ₩2,000

Extra Large: ₩3,000 / ₩500 / ₩2,500

The easy-to-use touch screen for locker usage is available in four languages, i.e. English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

💡The lockers are locked by default. Once you have selected your preferred locker number and payment made (i.e. for the first two hours of usage), the locker door will open automatically.

Food and Drinks Options inside Seoul Station

Restaurants just outside Seoul Station

How to get from Seoul Station to Myeongdong​

If you are arriving Seoul Station on AREX (train) from Incheon Airport or trains from Busan, you can follow the signs to the Seoul Subway (station).

 

At Seoul Station (subway), take the subway on Line 4 direct to Myeongdong. Myeongdong Station is the second stop after Seoul Station.

TIPS: If you are travelling with heavy luggage, please use Myeongdong Station Exit 7 or Exit 3 (across the road to Hotel Prince Seoul / Hotel Pacific Seoul) with escalator access to street level.

Seoul Station - To Myeongdong Station | KoreaToDo

Recommended Places to Visit Near Seoul Station

Besides the various shopping and dining options available at Seoul Station (KTX), there are nearby Seoullo 2017 (overhead garden sky walk) with one of the paths leading to Namdaemun Market.

Recommended Accommodation Near Seoul Station | Seoul, South Korea

Recommended Accommodation Near Seoul Station

You may consider to stay near Seoul Station for its convenience especially if you have early morning flights and plan to take AREX Train to Incheon International Airport (Terminal 1 / Terminal 2); or early morning trains (e.g. KTX/ITX) out of Seoul (e.g. to Busan).

💡If you are taking AREX Train to Incheon International Airport, there is a City Airport Terminal (Service Hours - 05:20 to 19:00) at AREX Seoul Station B2 where you can check in your flights for selective airlines (e.g. Korean Air, Asiana Airlines) on the day of departure (3 hrs before flight departure; Korean Air: 3hrs 20mins before flight departure). Refer to latest details at AREX official website.

1

Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Station

★★★★ | 8.2 Review Rating

Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Station is directly connected to Seoul Station via an underground passage (10 mins walk) or Seoul Station (subway) exit 12. The room rates of this 4* hotel are comparable to some of the higher end 3* hotels in Myeongdong, making it an attraction option to consider.

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Hotel Manu Seoul

★★★ | 8.1 Review Rating

Hotel Manu Seoul is directly connected to Seoullo 7017 Sky Garden (lift entry near Seoul Station subway exit 2 & walk in the direction of Namdaemun) or 2 mins walk from Seoul Station subway exit 7. From hotel, you can can continue the walk along Seoullo 7017 leading to Hoehyeon Station (line 4, exit 5) and Namdaemun Market (Gate 5), 3 mins.

3

Hotelette Seoul Station

★★ | 8.1 Review Rating

Hotelette Seoul Station is a non-fuss accommodation of single rooms with private bathroom for those transiting in Seoul and wish to be near Seoul Station. 1 min walk across the street from Seoul Station subway exit 10.

Seoul Station Map

Seoul Station Map | KoreaToDo

Seoul Station Map & Nearby Places

Seoul Station Map & Nearby Places | KoreaToDo
KORAIL KTX Rail Lines Map - 2018

KTX Maps

  • Gyeongbu Line to Busan

  • Gangneung Line to Pyeongchang and Gangneung

  • Jeolla Line to Jeonju

  • Gyeongjeong Line to Daejeon

  • Honam Line to Iksan

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​​Korea Rail Pass (KR PASS): KTX Bullet Trains to Busan & others (2, 3, 4 or 5 Days)

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