Seoul Incheon Airport Informational Guide to Seoul Incheon International Airport (INC) - Non Official

Incheon Airport Train

Incheon Airport has three train options for all its passengers.

Our recommendation is to take the AREX train as it is the quickest option to Seoul and the cheapest one:

AREX

An Express Train to Seoul and a good option to get around. 

See more information in the Arex section

MAGLEV TRAIN

A high-speed magnetic levitation train and a quick way to get to Seoul city centre. 

See more information in Maglev section

Korea train express (ktx)

It is the national rail company and operates bullet train services from Incheon Airport.

Korea Train Express (KTX) is South Korea’s high-speed rail system that connects the country’s major cities, including Seoul, Busan and Mokpo, being a really good option if you need to travel to other South Korea cities.

Routes 

KTX serves five lines from Incheon Airport to other destinations. Their departing time and frequency may vary.

See the information below:

Gyeongbu Line

This line just departs from Incheon Airport to Busan.

Stops: Incheon Airport, Geomam, Seoul, Gwangmyeong, Cheonan-Asan, Osong, Daejeon, Gimcheon-Gumi, Dongdaegu, Singyeongju, Ulsan, Busan.

Schedule: 06:55 am, 09:10 am, 12:07 pm, 16:30 pm, 18:35 pm, 20:38 pm.

Gyeongjeon Line

From Incheon Airport to Jinju.

Stops: Incheon Airport, Geomam, Seoul, Cheonan-Asan, Daejeon, Dongdaegu, Miryang, Changwon Jungang, Masan, Jinju.

Schedule: 12:50 pm.

Donghae Line

From Incheon Airport to Pohang.

Stops: Incheon Airport, Geomam, Seoul, Gwangmyeong, Osong, Daejeon, Gimcheon-Gumi, Dongdaegu, Pohang.

Schedule: 12:07 pm.

Honam Line

From Incheon Airport to Mokpo.

Stops: Incheon Airport, Geomam, Seoul, Yongsan, Gwangmyeong, Cheonan-Asan, Osong, Gongju, Iksan, Jeongeup, Gwangju-Songjeong, Naju, Mokpo.

Schedule: 09:35 am, 15:45 pm.

Jeolla Line

From Yongsan to Yeosu-Expo.

Stops: Incheon Airport, Geomam, Seoul, Yongsan, Gwangmyeong, Cheonan-Asan, Gongju, Iksan, Jeonju, Namwon, Gokseong, Guryegu, Suncheon, Yeocheon, Yeosu-Expo.

Schedule: 15:45 pm.

Fares

- Standard: 12,500 won ($11)

- Standing: 10,600 won ($9.34)

- First class: 17,500 won ($15.42)

Service hours

06:55 – 20:35 daily.

Service schedule

You can check KTX timetable

Location

KTX trains stop at the Transport Centre, which is located adjacent to the terminal building.

For this service, it is used a different platform as AREX trains. 

Fares

See below the estimated fares:

- Seoul Station: 12,500 won.

- Yongsan Station: 12,800 won.

Check the fare specifically for your stop and train. 

Tickets

In order to board any of the lines mentioned above, it is compulsory to book your ticket prior your trip.