Seoul is a modern metropolis with the hi-tech metro system, skyscrapers and true architectural miracles. On the other hand, this city has a long history and magnificent temples, palaces and street markets which will take you back in time.
Dongdaemun Design Plaza is a true modern architectural gem designed by the world-famous architect Zaha Hadid. It’s the most visited place in Seoul. N Seoul Tower features the most beautiful panoramic view of the city, while the modern stream Cheonggyecheon will enchant you with its beauty. To get a glimpse of the past, visit the Gyeongbokgung Palace and Seoul City Wall.
Seoul has an efficient metro transport system which interlinks the districts in the city. There are 9 lines which serve the Seoul city and its suburbs. The other links which are part of the rapid transit system, connect Seoul with Incheon and the major cities in the Gangnam province. The metro is the widely used by the locals and in rush hours it might get crowded, so it’s best to avoid it during those hours, if possible.
Buses in Seoul are colour coded and based on that you can recognise which type of bus you need to take. For tourists, the Yellow buses are most useful as they run in downtown Seoul, connecting the major tourist, business and shopping areas. The Red ones are express buses for commuters, while the blue buses connect the suburbs to the Seoul city centre. The Green buses circulate only within one district area.
There are two types of taxis in Seoul: regular and deluxe. The regular South Korea taxi service is charged by the meter with 20% increase for late night rides. As the name suggests, the deluxe taxis in Seoul offer higher standards and unified tariff. This taxi service is mainly used by businessmen who are rushing to get from one place to another.
You can find rental companies in Seoul or book the service online. Car rental in Seoul is useful if you wish to explore the surrounding area and visit some other cities during your stay.
There are two airports serving Seoul area. Incheon International airport is the major airport in South Korea and ranked in the top 5 airports in the world. Gimpo airport was the main gateway for arriving in Seoul in the past, but today serves only domestic flights and to Haneda airport in Tokyo.
The underground train station is located at the B1 level at the airport. The Express train (AREX) will take you directly to Seoul Station and it’s a fast way to get from Incheon airport to city centre. There is another train operating on the same route, except it makes multiple stops. This All-Stop train is especially convenient to travel between Incheon and Gimpo airport.
The bus is a cheap public transport option to travel from Incheon airport to Seoul and other South Korean cities. Depending on your destination and traffic conditions, the journey can take from 45 minutes to 2 hours.
The taxi ranks are located outside the Arrivals area and you can take an airport taxi any time of the day. There are two types, standard and luxury Seoul airport taxi, with a flat rate depending on the destination.
Incheon airport gets very busy and in peak hours it can get crowded. In order to avoid queues, we suggest booking a private Seoul airport transfer with us. You can book your private airport taxi prior your arrival. After we check the availability, you will receive a confirmation voucher with the details and emergency number you can call in case there are any issues. The driver will be waiting for you at the designated meeting point and he will drive you safely to your destination.
Another advantage of booking a private Seoul airport transfer is the flexibility you have. This means you can choose a vehicle according to your needs and set the pickup time that fits your schedule. The airport taxi service is tailored to your needs. The cost for the airport transfer service is fixed and you can pay online or in cash to the driver.
The price for a private airport taxi from Incheon airport to Seoul starts from 84 USD, one way.
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