Trazy’s Survival Tips for Travelers to Korea: Getting around Incheon

Welcome to Incheon! The 3rd largest city in South Korea.

This latest edition of Trazy‘s Survival Tips will help you during your stay Incheon, providing valuable information as to how you can travel around. The guide will explain how to arrive to Incheon and the public transportation system of Incheon.

From the Airport to Incheon: Take the Arex train lines to Gyeyang and then take the Incheon Subway to your destination. You can also take a limousine bus out of exit 9A or 9B of the airport to Incheon for about 10,000 won.

Major cities and town to Incheon: If you’re coming to Incheon from another city, use the Express Bus website to help you plan your trip

d30302_01 d30302_04 d30302_02 d30302_03      All Credit for pictures to Visit hikorea.go.kr

The bus system is identical to that of Seoul’s. Refer to our Seoul post for more information.

For information on all the  Incheon intercity bus routes visit here ( Korean only). Another way to find out about the bus routes is to find the bus station ID number and use the Seoul Bus app and it will tell you the time of arrival and the stations it visits.

SUBWAY

Incheon has its own metro (Incheon  Line) but follows the same format as Seoul’s metro line. Click here for information regarding taking the metro . The major Incheon subway lines are: Line 1, Line 7 and the new Suin line. Line Transfer stations to the Seoul Metro system are located at stations with the  symbol.

캡처Credit to photo goes to urbanrail.net

For more information concerning the Subway system in Incheon and Seoul visit the Seoul metro site and use the interactive map to plan your trip.

TAXIS

Taxis in Incheon follow the same price structure as the taxis in Seoul. Click here to see the post on taxis in Seoul.

For a list of Taxi companies in Incheon please check this link.

Tip: If a taxi refuses to take you (its against the law to do so) please report the license plate numbertime and date of use, and the destination details (i.e. starting and ending destination) to happyride@seoul.go.kr or the Korea Tourism Organization Tourist Complaint Center (☎ 02-735-0101, 02-1330)

With all the luck. Happy Travels! 🙂

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