How to Get to Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

Here’s Trazy’s quick transportation guide to Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics!

The Winter Olympics, the festival that brings the world together, is to be held in Korea from February 9 to 25, 2018. The Paralympics will be held from March 9 to 18, 2018.

While Pyeongchang County is the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the venues are spread in three different areas in Gangwondo – Pyeongchang, Jeongseon, Gangneung – taking around 3~4 hours from Seoul. 

Most of the ski games will take place at three major ski resorts in Pyeongchang: Yongpyong Ski Resort, Phoenix Park Ski Resort, and Alpensia Ski Resort.

Other games including Figure Skating and Speed Skating will be held at Gangneung Coaster Cluster in Gangneung City.  

If you want to visit one of these venues for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, take note of this transportation guide!

Pyeongchang /  Jeongseon


Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium

|Olympic Venue: Pyeongchang Mountain Cluster

|Game Information

  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre: Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Snowboard (Big Air)
  • Alpensia Biathlon Centre: Biathlon
  • Alpensia Cross-Country Centre: Cross-Country Skiing, Nordic Combined
  • Olympic Sliding Centre: Luge, Bobsleigh, Skeleton
  • Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre: Cross-Country Skiing, Nordic Combined
  • Yongpyong Alpine Centre: Alpine Skiing
  • Jeongseon Alpine Centre: Alpine Skiing
  • Phoenix Snow Park (P, C): Snowboard, Freestyle Skiing

|Public Transportation

  • KTX: Get off at Jinbu Station and take a shuttle bus.
From To Price Travel Time
Incheon Airport Jinbu Station TBD approx. 130 mins
Seoul / Sangbong / Cheongnyangni St. approx. 90 mins
  • BUS: Transfer to a shuttle bus at the bus terminal in Pyeongchang.
From To Price Travel Time
Dong Seoul Bus St.

Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal

Jangpyeong Bus Terminal

Jinbu Bus Terminal

Hoenggye Intercity Bus Public Terminal

approx. 11,000 KRW approx. 120 mins

|Trazy Private Van: Pick-up and drop off at your preferred location!

From To Travel Time
Incheon Airport Your destination in Pyeongchang 3.5~4.5 hrs
Seoul 2.5~3.5 hrs

To book private transportation for Pyeongchang / Jeongseon

Gangneung


Kwandong Hockey Centre

|Olympic Venue: Gangneung Coastal Cluster

|Game Information

  • Gangneung Hockey Centre: Ice Hockey
  • Gangneung Oval: Speed Skating
  • Gangneung Ice Arena: Figure Skating, Short Track Speed Skating
  • Gangneung Curling Centre: Curling
  • Kwandong Hockey Centre: Ice Hockey

|Public Transportation

  • KTX: Get off at Gangneung Station and take a shuttle bus.
From To Price Travel Time
Incheon Airport Gangneung Station TBD approx. 150 mins
Seoul / Sangbong / Cheongnyangni St. approx. 100 mins
  • BUS:
From To Price Travel Time
Dong Seoul Bus St. Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminal approx. 14,000 KRW approx. 150 mins

|Trazy Private Van: Pick-up and drop off at your preferred location!

From To Travel Time
Incheon Airport Your destination in Gangeung approx. 4 hrs
Seoul approx. 3.5 hrs

To book private transportation for Gangneung

Things to do in Gangwondo Province


Seoraksan National Park in Winter

Located in the northeast of Korea, Gangwondo Province has steep mountain valleys next to the deep blue East Sea of Korea. Seoraksan National Park boasts its unique rock formation that brings a jaw-dropping moment to visitors, and the cities of Gangneung and Sokcho pride their one-of-a-kind culture and food.

Here are Trazy’s top picks for what to do in the Gangwondo area.

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PyeongChang 2018

2 comments

  1. Hi, can I book transportation (maybe a van) from Seoul to our accommodation in Pyeongchang for a family of 6? Is this possible?

    1. Hello Dyasanti! You can book the transfer service from Seoul to your accommodation in Pyeongchang from this link: https://goo.gl/zfmkAM On this page, please find the ski resort that is closest to your accommodation and book the transfer service. For our transfer service, we do offer a big van for up to 10 pax (up to 10 pieces of luggage). Please check out the link if you want to book or get more details. 🙂

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