Seoul has an extensive network of public transportation and taxis. Consistently voted as one of the best in the world for its ease of use, cleanliness, and frequency of service, the Seoul subway system is one of the most efficient ways to travel around the city. Trains run non-stop from approximately 5:30 am until midnight. All subway lines are color coded and stations display signs in Korean, English, and Chinese.
|Regular (19 years old and up)||1,250won||1,350won|
|Youth (13-18 years old)||720won||1,350won|
|Child (6-12 years old)||450won||450won|
- - Airport Railroad Line and Sinbundang Line cost an additional fee
- - 10 - 40 km: 100 won for every 5 km
- - After 50 km: 100 won for every 8 km
- - Discounts are given only to those residing in Korea who use T-money
- Riding the Subway
- 1. Subway stations are clearly marked with color coded signs written in Korean and English.
- 2. You can purchase single journey tickets at ticket vending machines located within the station. A 500 won deposit is required, which you get back at your destination when returning the card. (Skip this step if you have purchased a T-money transit card).
- 3. As you go through the turnstile, scan your card over the T-money scanner.
- 4. Transferring lines take place within the station. Follow the signs (color coded) to your desired line.
- 5. After reaching your destination, scan your card over the T-money scanner at the turnstile. Insert your card at the "Deposit Refund Device" to receive your 500 won deposit.
- Subway Routes and Map
>>View interactive subway map (provides information such as the train fare, time to destination, and more).
-Click the map below to see it in further detail.