Visit one of the most popular destinations near Seoul, Nami Island.

Nami Island (Namiseom), officially called Naminara Republic, is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Korea for its breathtaking scenery of nature. Located in the city of Chuncheon, the island is about two hours away from Seoul – perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway. However, it can be a bit tricky for visitors to travel out of Seoul.

Don’t worry, Trazy is here to help you find the best way to go to Nami Island.

How do I go to Nami Island from Seoul?

There are three ways you can get to Nami Island from Seoul:

If you can’t decide which one to take, use this chart below to see which is suitable for you.

  • For those who want to travel at your own pace with a DIY itinerary, book Gapyeong Train & City Tour Bus tickets with discounted entrance tickets to Nami Island, Petite France, Italian Village, Garden of Morning Calm, and Gapyeong Rail Bike. The $10 Promotion is available until June 23!
  • For those who want simple and easy ways to visit Nami Island, book a shuttle bus or a tour to Nami Island and book a Nami Island discount ticket!
  • For personalized day trips or custom tours, Gapyeong One Day Private Van Tour is highly recommended, where you can visit Nami Island, Petite France, Gangchon Rail Park, and the Garden of Morning Calm in a day. You will take hassle-free private transportation and have enough free time on your own.

How Do I Get Inside Nami Island?

Since Nami Island is inaccessible by land transport, the only way to get there is to take a ferry or a zip wire from Gapyeong Wharf.

1. By Ferry

Taking a ferry to Nami Island is a great way to take in the surrounding mountains and lake, and a one-way ride takes about 5 minutes.

| Price:

Seniors(70+ yrs) / Students (Middle~High School Age)₩13,000
Children (36 months~Elementary School Age) / Visitors after 6pm (Dec~Mar) / Visitors after 7pm (Apr~Nov)₩10,000
Under 36 monthsFree
The entrance fee to Nami Island is included in the fare.

| Where to Buy Tickets: The ticket office is located near the Immigration Gate.

| TIP: You can book a round-trip shuttle bus from Seoul, a discounted entrance ticket, and various Nami Island Tours offered by Trazy.

| Ferry Schedule:

  • 8:00am-9:00am* Every 30 mins
  • 9:00am-6:00pm Every 10-20 mins
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm Every 30 mins

*Schedule is subject to change depending on circumstances. Please check the schedule here.

2. By Zip-wire

Another way to get into Nami Island is by a zip-wire run by Nami Skyline Zip Wire.

The ride lasts about one minute and the riders can see the lake and island from above.

| Price: 49,900 KRW one-way, per person. (Nami Island entrance fee & one-way ferry fare that departs from Nami Island are included in the price.)

| Where to Buy Tickets: Visit the Zip Wire Tower located near the dock in Gapyeong Wharf.

| NOTE: Only on-site registration is available. The waiting line can be very long.

| Operation Hours:

  • 9.00am-7.00pm (Apr~Oct)
  • 9.00am-6.00pm (Nov~Mar)

*Opening hours are subject to change depending on circumstances.

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Nami Island Official Website

14 thoughts on “What’s the Best Way to Go to Nami Island from Seoul?

  1. Hi, I plan to stay 1 night at Nami Island, can I still book your Nami Island Shuttle Bus + Ticket package. Will I be able to take the shuttle bus back to Seoul the next day?
    Thank you.

  2. We are staying near pacific hotel myeondong. How to join group tour to nami island? How much? Thank you

    1. Hello Maricel 🙂
      Pacific Hotel is located 2 minutes away by walk from Myeongdong Station Exit 2. Please choose Myeongdong Station as your meet location upon booking!
      – Nami Island Shuttle Bus + Admission Ticket:
      – Nami Island + Petite France 1 Day Tour:
      – Nami Island + Petite France + Rail Bike 1 Day Tour:
      – Seoraksan National Park + Nami Island:
      – Nami Island + Garden of Morning Calm:

  3. We will be staying near Seoul Station and would like to book your Nami Island Shuttle Bus + Ticket package in Nov.

  4. Hello! I am planning to visit Nami Island on 31-Oct-2021 for 2 adults and 2 kids. Could you please advise good package arrangement. Thank you.

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