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Did you know if youre hanging out in Hongdae, Hongdae Station is not the only way you can

get to
the Hongdae area? Find out these Seoul subway shortcuts that can only come with local knowledge.
These tips will help you save some time by eliminating unnecessary transfers and also allowing you to
travel to other places to hang out in Seoul easier.
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How to get to Myeongdong: Myeongdong Station(), line 4, exit 6 or Euljiro 1-ga Station (
), line 2, exit 5
Myeongdong is a famous shopping district of Seoul and mega tourist hot spot. Sure, taking Seoul line
number 4 to Myeongdong Station and getting out at exit 6 will get you to the heart of Myeongdong, but
you can also take line number 2 and get off at Euljiro 1-ga Station. This can be better if youre going to or
coming from other popular places to hang out in Seoul (Hongdae, Gangnam, Shinchon, Coex, etc.).
Leave exit 5 of Euljiro 1-ga Station and keep walking until you see the entrance to Myeongdong on your

Hongdae Station
How to get to Hongdae: Hongdae University Station (), line 2, exit 9 or Sangsu Station (
), line 6, exit 1 or 2
Hongdae is a poppin college town with tons of restaurants, bars, clubs, cafes, shopping streets, and
anything else you can think of. Some people are totally logical and can figure out on their own that going
to Hongdae Station (line 2, exit 9) will get you to the main Hongdae area. But only do savvy Korea
travelers know that Sangsu Station (line 6, exit 1 or 2) will get you to the heart of Hongdae just as fast.
Sangsu Station is a good option if youre headed to or coming from another Seoul hang out spot,

Gangnam Station
How to get to Gangnam Station: Gangnam Station(), line 2, exit 10 & exit 11 or Sinnonhyeon
Station (), line 9, exit 5 & exit 6
Gangnam Station is huge and there are tons of places to hang out, but the majority of the hanging out is
done out of Gangnam Station, line 2, exits 10 and 11. Thats where all the restaurants and bars are. But if
youre coming from Incheon or somewhere from north west Seoul, line number 9 (exits 5 & 6) might be
the better option to getting to Gangnam. You might save a transfer, and you also might get there quicker
as theres also an express train. Itll get you to the same general restaurant and bar area.

How to get to Gyeongbokgung: Gyeongbokgung Station (), line 3, exit 5 or Gwanghwamun
Station (), line 5, exit 2
Gyeongbokgung is a historical Seoul tourist attraction that tons of people find by taking line number 3 to
Gyeongbokgung Station. Itll get you straight to the gate; it is extremely straightforward. But if you want to
kill two Seoul tourist attraction birds with one stone, you can also get off at Gwangwamun Station (line 5,
exit 2). Although the station is a few minutes farther than Gyeongbokgung, theres a few other Seoul
tourist attractions, such as Cheonggyecheon and Gwanghwamun Square, you can see before or after
your trip to Gyeongbokgung.

How to get to Insadong: Anguk Station (), line 3, exit 6 or Jonggak Station (), line 5, exit
Insadong is a Seoul sightseeing attraction because of the traditional Korean cultural experience that can
be found (i.e. Korean crafts, antiques, art, tea houses, etc.). Most places on the internet will tell you that
Insadong can be accessed via Anguk Station (line 3, exit 6). But what local Koreans know is that you can
save a transfer if youre already on line 5. You can get off at Jonggak Station for a short little walk over to
Insadong. If you are taking this alternative route to Insadong, you can also check out Jonggak, a
centuries year old bell that is set in the middle of Seouls modern office buildings.

How to get to COEX: Samseong Station (), line 2, exit 5 or Bongeungsa Station (), line
9, exit 7
The largest underground mall in the world, COEX Mall, was just recently renovated. It now includes some
of the most popular restaurants in Seoul along with popular domestic fashion brands. Along with the
renovation also came a new subway station. Originally, the only subway access was through Samseong
Station, (Line 2, Exit 5). But if you get off of Exit 7 of Bongeunsa Station (line 9), youll now also be able
to reach COEX as well. This is a great option if youre coming from northwestern Seoul as the express
train will get you there quickly. Also, you can stop by one of Seouls most beautiful temples Bongeungsa
Temple (Exit 1) before heading to COEX.
Have your own favorite Seoul subway shortcuts? Share with us in the comment section!
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There are 3 ways to come to N.fourseason~!

1. take subway :
The closest station is 'hoe-hyeon' subway station line No.4 (blue line)
It takes about 4~5 min.
You can see the map below how to come from station to N.fourseason hotel by walk.
2. take airport bus :
You should take #6001 / #6015 number of bus.
The closest bus stop is 'Namdaemun market' station from here.
It will take around 15min .
( video clip in the webcite is 'how to go to from bus stop')
Also, i attached how to come from subway station Exit,1 to N.fourseason Hotel by walk !!

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Airport Bus Guide

Bus 6015
Boarding : Block 5B and 12A at Incheon International Airport
(Operating at 20~25 minute intervals)
Getting off : Namdaemoon Market Station
- Fare : 10,000KRW (Expected necessary time : 65~70minutes)
Bus 6001
Boarding : Block 6A and 12B at Incheon International Airport
(Operating at 30 minute intervals)
Getting off : Namdaemoon Market Station
- Fare : 14,000KRW (Expected necessary time : 75~80minutes)
After coming out of Heohyeon station of Subway line 4 through Exit 1, you will make a right turn at the corner wh
ere the C&U convenience store is located, and then come up straight about 180meters.
From Gimpo Airport to N.Fourseason
- Distance : 19.50km in total / Expected necessary time : 50minutes
From Incheon International Airport to N.Fourseason
- Distance : 60.01km in total / Expected necessary time : 90minutes

4Airport Express Train

From Gimpo Airport to Seoul station
- Expected necessary time : 20minutes
From Incheon International Airport to Seoul station
- Expected necessary time : 45~55minutes
From Myeongdong Station (Seoul) to Nami Island
Nami Island is a must visit for lovers and fans of Korean Drama "Winter Sonata". This romantic island is
located more than 60km from Myeongdong. You can get there either by train or bus.
The journey from Myeongdong Station to Gapyeong Station where Nami Island is located will take about
1 hour 30 minutes. As you need to change train line 3 times for this trip, it is not advisable to sleep or take
a nap during this trip or you may miss the stations to change line.
With that said, let's get started with the journey to Nami Island:
From Myeong-dong Station, take LINE 4 train heading to the direction of Chungmuro Station to
get to Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station.
When arriving at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, change to LINE 2 and take the
train heading towards Sindang Station to get to Wangsimni Station.
When arriving at Wangsimni Station, change to JUNGANG LINE and take the train heading
towards Cheong-nyangni to get to Mangu Station.
When arriving at Mangu Station, change to KYEONGCHUN LINE and take the train heading
towards Galmae Station to get to Gapyeong Station, which is our destination.

Train Route from Myeong-dong Station to Gapyeong Station (Nami Island).

This train journey from Myeongdong to Gapyeong will cost you KRW 1950 (T-Money Card) or KRW2050
(Cash) one way.
Once you are at Gapyeong Station, you need to take a short taxi trip (costs about KRW2500-3000) to get
to the ferry wharf to Nami Island. You could also walk but it will take you 20-30 minutes and the direction
to the ferry wharf is not straight forward. Local bus is also available if you are willing to wait a bit.
Once arriving at the ferry wharf, proceed to the ticket booth to buy your "Entry Visa" to Nami Island which
costs KRW8,000, which includes ferry to and from Nami Island and, of course, entry to Nami Island.
That's it. A simple guide to get to Nami Island from Myeong-dong Station by train. Sounds
complicated at the first look but this is the flexible way to get to Nami Island from Myeong-dong. Unlike
bus trip which has only one departure and return time, you can depart and return to Myeongdong at
anytime of the day you want. However, if you prefer less hassle of changing train line, try taking a bus...