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Airport Trains To-From Seoul Station


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The Airport Railroad Express (AREX) began operating between Seoul Station and Incheon International Airport at the end of December 2010. 

There are two types of trains - a commuter train (no reservations necessary) and an express/non-stop train.

EXPRESS/NON-STOP TRAIN:
- No stops between Seoul Station and Incheon International Airpot
- Time: 43 minutes
- First train from Incheon International Airport: 5:20 AM
- Last train from Incheon International Airport, ~11:00 PM (to Seoul Station) / 11:50 PM stops DMC station
- First train from Seoul Station: around 6AM / Last train ~10:30 PM
- Runs every 30 minutes
- Cost:  W8,000

COMMUTER TRAIN: stops at 9 stations between Seoul Station (일반) and Incheon Airport (직통)
Seoul station (서울) -Lines 1 & 4 /  
Gongdeok station (공덕) Lines 5 & 6 /
Hongik University station  (홍대입구) Line 2 /
Digital Media City station  (디지털미디어시티) Line 6 / 
Gimpo International Airport station (김포공항) Lines 5 & 9 / 
Gyeyang station (계양) Line 1 / 
Geomam station (검암) line 2 / /
Cheongna International City station (청라국제도시역)
Unseo station (운서)  / Incheon International Airport Cargo Terminal (공항화물청사)  
Incheon International Airport (인천국제공항). 

Travel time about 60 minutes - trains runs every 23 minutes between Incheon Airport and Seoul Station. Times vary throughout the day. Check the current schedule for your station via the  AREX website.
First train from Incheon International Airport to Seoul Station/KTX - 5:23 AM

Last train from Incheon International Airport to Seoul Station/KTX  - around 11:00 PM
First train from Seoul Station around 6:00 AM
Last train from Seoul Station 11:20 PM
Cost: 4,150 won from Incheon Airport to Seoul Station (a little less for stations between)
See fare and schedule details on the AREX website.

TICKETS:
Tickets can be purchased from the ticket machines near the entrance to the ARX platform or from the service counters. No need for online reservations (not available in English) for either train.

Airport Terminal Service at Seoul Station
Korean Air, Asiana Airlines or Jeju Air can check in when they arrive at Seoul Station. The airline counters are located on the Basement-2 floor of Korail Airport Railroad Seoul Station.
Hours: 5:20am to 7:00pm
Check-in: 3 hours prior to flight departure (less than 3 hours, travellers can check-in at airport)
Cost: free use for those taking the Express Train to the airport / 3,000 one for commuter train travellers.


AREX website has information in English, Chinese and Japanese.

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Last Updated on 2016-04-05


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