Seoul Incheon Airport Guide to Seoul Incheon International Airport (INC)

Incheon Airport Terminal 1

Seoul Incheon Terminal 1 used to be the main terminal in Incheon Airport prior the opening in 2018 of Terminal 2.  

Terminal 1 counts with an automatic check-in counter available for passengers of Asiana Airlines, China Southern and Korean Air.

Levels

Incheon Airport Terminal 1 is a four-level facility distributed as follows:

Basement 1

There is a restaurant, a facility for currency exchange and access to transportation center. 

First level

Arrivals level and access to transportation.

Services: Currency exchange, dressing room, meeting point, baggage carousels, immigration desk and transfer desk. 

An hotel is located in the same level, at the transportation center. 

Second level

Airlines offices. 

Third level

Departures level, including check-in facilities and amenities and services.

Security check is in the same level.

After that, passengers will find duty free, among other services, and gates 1 to 50.

At the Concourse, also called the Satellite Terminal or Concourse A, there are located gates 101 to 132. International airlines depart and arrive from this concourse.

At the third level, the Concourse is divided into the West Wing (housing boarding gates 119 to 132) and East Wing (including gates 115 to 101).

Passengers may transfer through the parallel underground passageways by the IATs, the Intra Airport Transit, departing at level B1.

Fourth level

Find in this level the Airlines lounges plus the transfer desks.

Other available services: Currency exchange and prayer rooms, transfer hotel, among others. 

Transfer between terminals

There are a couple of means of transport to transfer between terminals in Incheon Airport:

Airport Shuttle Buses

Passengers can take the free shuttle buses between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 every 5 minutes.

Total trip time is about 15-20 minutes.

Stops

- Terminal 1: Gate 8, third level.

- Terminal 2: Between Gate 4 and 5, third floor.

Airport Railroad Express (AREX)

Airport Railroad Express (AREX) is the rail link connecting Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

The fare for transferring between terminals is KRW 600.00.

Tickets can be purchased at the AREX station of both terminals.

Services

- Restaurants and bars 
- Shops 
- Duty Free
- Currency Exchange
- ATMs
- Tax Refund 
- Internet Zone
- Information Desks
- Hotel Reservations
- Tour Information Center
- Airlines Services
- Certificate Issuing Machines
- Passport Service Center
- Photo Booth 

See more Services

lounges

China Eastern/Shanghai Airlines VIP Lounge: Concourse A. Open from 06:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, TV, drinks, newspapers and magazines, among others. 

Asiana Airlines Business Class Lounge (West): Terminal 1. Open from 06:00 am to 00:30 am. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, showers, snacks, drinks, newspapers and magazines, TV, among others. 

Jeju Air Lounge: Terminal 1. Open from 06:00 am until 10:00 pm. Services: Wi-Fi, drinks and snacks. 

Asiana Airlines Business Class Lounge (Central): Terminal 1. Open from 05:00 am to 12:30 am. Services: Premium food, showers, snacks, TV, Internet Terminals, among others. 

Sky Hub Lounge: Concourse A. Services: Showers, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks, premium food, among others. 

MATINA Lounge West (Gate 43): Terminal 1. Services: Premium food, showers, drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi, newsapers and magazines, TV, Internet Terminals, among others. 

MATINA Lounge East (Gate 11): Terminal 1. Open from 07:00 am to 04:00 pm. Services: Premium food, showers, Wi-Fi, snacks, TV, Internet Terminals, among others. 

Korean Air KAL Lounge: Terminal 1. Open from 06:30 am to 11:30 pm. Services: Snacks, showers, drinks, TV, Wi-Fi, telephones, among others. 

Sky Hub Lounge East: Terminal 1. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, drinks, snacks, flight monitors, TV, Interet Terminals. 

Sky Hub Lounge West: Terminal 1. Open from 08:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks, drinks, Wi-Fi, flight monitors, TV, Internet Terminals, premium food, among others. 

Asiana Airlines First Class Lounge (East): Terminal 1. Open from 06:00 am to 00:30 am. Services: Premium food, drinks, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks, showers, among others. 

Asiana Airlines Business Class Lounge (East): Terminal 1. Open from 07:00 am to 08:00 pm. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks, showers, among others. 

Purchase your pass to Incheon Airport Lounges