How to go myeongdong from incheon airport

I will guide you on how to get from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong, the most popular destination for tourists. I am a Korean who loves traveling, and I want to provide you with the most affordable and fastest way, without listing various, less useful options that you can easily find on the internet.

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How to Get to Myeongdong 1. Using the Incheon Airport Railroad

Starting Point: Incheon Airport Terminal 1 Station

Fare: 12,400 KRW

Duration: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Recommended for: Being the most affordable and relatively fast option

Advantages:

Cost-effective and relatively quick.

Disadvantages:

Requires one transfer, but the Seoul subway system is well-marked and easy to navigate.

How to Proceed:

From Incheon Airport Terminal 1, head to the Airport Railroad section and board the subway. If you arrive at Terminal 2, don’t worry; it’s connected to Terminal 1, so you can take the train from there as well.

Take the subway to Seoul Station.

At Seoul Station (approximately 53 minutes later), transfer to Line 4, heading towards Hoehyeon Station.

After a short 3-minute ride on Line 4, you will arrive at Myeongdong Station.

Transitioning from the Airport Railroad at Seoul Station to Line 4 might seem a bit challenging at first. Don’t worry; just follow the signs and directions provided, and you’ll find your way without much trouble.

How to Get to Myeongdong 1. Using the Incheon Airport Railroad


How to Get to Myeongdong 2. Using Incheon Airport Limousine Bus

Boarding Locations:

Incheon Airport Terminal 1: 1st floor

Incheon Airport Terminal 2: B2 floor

Fare: Adults 17,000 KRW / Children 12,000 KRW

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Recommended for: The most convenient option with no transfers, spacious seating, and ideal for those arriving in the early hours, allowing for a comfortable rest before reaching Myeongdong.

Advantages: No need for transfers, making it the most convenient option. Limousine bus seats are spacious and comfortable. Particularly suitable for early arrivals, as you can rest and arrive in Myeongdong.

Disadvantages: Takes slightly more time than the subway, and the fare is slightly higher.

Boarding Instructions:

You can board the Incheon Airport Limousine Bus at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

At Terminal 1, refer to the red sign with the number 5 (as shown below) for boarding.

At Terminal 1, refer to the red sign with the number 5 (as shown below) for boarding.


From Terminal 2, you can board the bus at positions 23 to 28 as shown below.

From Terminal 2, you can board the bus at positions 23 to 28 as shown below.



After approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes on the bus, you will arrive at Namdaemun Market Station. From there, you can either walk to Myeongdong Station using Google Maps, which is about a 15-minute walk, or take a taxi for a 5-minute ride. Your choice will depend on your accommodation’s location.

Ticket Purchase: You can purchase your ticket from the self-service machines conveniently placed at the airport. These machines are located throughout the airport, so you won’t have any trouble finding them.