(OZ) and Korean
Air (KE) are the Republic of Korea’s national airlines.
Other main airlines which serve Korea (Rep) include:
Approximate flight times
is 11 hours from Seoul to London,
add 1 hour if flying to any other major European cities.
is 17 hours and 40 minutes from Seoul to New
York (including stopover in Anchorage).
is 10 hours and 30 minutes from Seoul to Los
It is 9 hours from Seoul to Sydney.
Seoul (SEL) Incheon International
The airport is situated 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of Seoul on
Include left luggage, banks/bureaux de change, chemist, duty free
shops, post office, restaurants and tourist information office.
Limousine buses, coaches and taxis operate normal routes between
the major urban district with a travel time of 90 minutes.
Ferries operate every 20 to 30 minutes daily between the airport
ferry pier and Wolmido/Yuldo on the coast of Incheon
city with a journey time of 15 to 20 minutes.
The Korea Train Express (KTX) has 2 lines to transport
people from the airport which are the Honam line,
running from Seoul to Cheonana, Iksan,
Mokpo etc, and the Gyeongbu line, running
from Seoul to Busan, Dongdaegu, Gwangmyeong
Seoul (SEL) Gimpo (GMP) Airport
is the major domestic airport, even though only a few international
flights do still depart from there (see the Travel Internal section).
Busan (PUS) (Kimhae)
The airport is located 27 kilometres (17 miles) from Busan (in the
far south) and the airport receives flights from Fukuoka,
Osaka and Tokyo.
Busan Airport facilities include car hire, currency exchange, duty
free shop, gift shop, post office, snack bar, restaurant and travel
There are bus, coach and taxi services to the town.
The airport is situated on the island of Jeju, about 4 kilometres
(2.5 miles) from the town centre.
Jeju Airport facilities include currency exchange, duty free shop,
gift shop, post office, snack bar and travel information service.
Buses and coaches are available to the town and leave every 10 to
15 minutes (6.10 am - 10.30 pm).
: W10,000. Transit passengers and infants under 2 years of age are
free of charge.
Busan in the far south and Incheon
due west of Seoul are International ports.
Passenger lines that sail to Japan are:
Ferry sail regularly to China.
lines include American Mail and American
President. American President Lines and Lykes Lines
provide weekly trips from the USA.
Groups of tourists are currently allowed to visit Korea North on
cruise ships departing from Tonghae port, in Korea
South, and sailing to Changjon port uder an agreement
reached between Korea (Dem Rep) and Korea
(Rep) tour operators. For more information, contact Korea
National Tourist Organisation.
The Republic of Korea’s only land frontier with Korea
North remains closed, even though a limited number of tourists
are presently allowed to travel to the north via certain cruise
ships (see Sea above).
The Korea-China Through-ticket and Korea-Japan
Through-ticket have discounts on travel between the countries,
including transport by train and ferry. For further details, contact