Arrival and departure

Seoul is served by two international airports (Incheon and Gimpo). Most international flights arrive at Incheon International Airport (ICN), 52km west of Seoul. There are several options for travelling from the aiport to downtown Seoul and the Grand Hilton Hotel.

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Incheon International Airport (ICN)

Incheon International Airport, located approximately one hour from Seoul, is one of Asia’s newest transportation hubs. The award-winning airport houses over 64 airline offices and manages over 450 inbound and outbound international and domestic flights every day. It is one of the most technologically advanced airports in the world.

Incheon International Airport → downtown Seoul

Express trains (KRW8000, 43 minutes) run every 30 minutes to Seoul; there are also commuter trains (KRW3850, 53 minutes). Buses (KRW10,000) and taxis (around KRW65,000) take an hour or more, depending on traffic. Read more here.

Incheon International Airport → Grand Hilton Hotel

By limousine bus

  • Purchase limousine bus tickets, and get information at the Bus Ticketing Office: Exit 4, 9 (Indoors); Exit 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13 and 9C (Outdoors)
  • Passengers can purchase or recharge transportation cards at convenience stores located in the passenger terminal locations
Bus StopBus No.First DepartureLast DepartureTravel TimeIntervalFare
5B,12A600506:3523:0060 min.30~40min.KRW 15,000

Bus Stops at Incheon Airpor20160920_154628.jpg

Image 1: Bus Stops at Incheon Airport

Image 2: Bus stop at Grand Hilton

Time schedule 
(Airport → Grand Hilton Hotel)
06:35
13:11
19:20
07:14
13:52
20:00
08:06
14:30
20:45
08:55
15:15
21:32
09:45
15:57
22:15
10:33
16:43
23:00
11:07
17:30
11:52
18:13
12:33
18:43

* Grand Hilton Hotel is the 8th bus stop. Limousine bus will stop across from the hotel. It's a 5-minute walk from the bus stop to the hotel.

By Railway (AREX)

Taking an Airport Railroad Express (AREX) train from Incheon Airport directly to Seoul Station and then a taxi from to the Grand Hilton is an option.

Passengers can purchase train tickets from:

  • the  Airport Railroad Information Center (Booth 45) on 1F of Incheon Int’l Airport
  • AREX Travel Center on B1F of Incheon Int’l Airport
  • Auto Ticket Machine
  • Online Purchase : KORAIL Website(let’s KORAIL), KORAIL mobile app(KORAIL Talk)
Boarding locationFirst departureLast departureTravel timeIntervalFare
B1 floor of Transport Center05:2021:2543 min35 minKRW 8,000

Time schedule (Incheon Airport → Seoul Station)

05:2006:0006:3007:2008:0208:3509:2009:5410:32
10:5611:3011:5612:3013:0113:3214:0014:3415:00
15:2616:0716:4117:1517:5918:4719:1519:5420:16
21:0021:45

*For more information, on AREX, please see: arex.or.kr/main.do

Taxi (from Seoul Station)

  • There is a large taxi stand right outside Seoul Station.
  • There may be a line-up to catch a taxi.
  • Note: outside of Seoul Station, there is the Hilton Millennium. This is not the Grand Hilton Hotel.
From/toEstimated travel timeFare

Seoul Station to Grand Hilton

34 minutesApprox. KRW 10,400

Taxi (from Incheon Airport)

* Taxi stands are located on the arrival level (1F) of the passenger terminal between platform 4D and 7C.

From/toEstimated travel 
time
Estimated fare (KRW)
Standard 
Taxi
Platform 
No.
Deluxe 
Taxi
Platform 
No.
Incheon Airport →
Grand Hilton Seoul
60 min.KRW 50,0006CKRW 90,0008C

* The estimated fare is based on no traffic congestion, so the actual rates may vary. The toll fee (KRW 7,100) is the passenger’s responsibility.

* For detailed taxi information, please click here.

Grand Hilton → Hotel Incheon International Airport 

By limousine bus

  • Use your Mice card - there is no need to purchase  tickets, simply make sure you have a minimum of KRW 15,000 on your Mice card, and tap it on the bus to pay the fare.
  • There is a hotel van available between the 6005 limousine bus stop and hotel from 6:25 to 23:25 everyday (departs from the Hotel’s main door).
Bus stop numberBus numberFirst departure (from Hilton)Last departureTravel timeIntervalFare
13778600504:5221:0760 min30-40 minKRW 15,000

6005 bus stop time schedule

04:5205:2206:0206:4407:2708:0708:5209:3710:22
11:0711:5212:3713:1713:5714:3715:1715:5716:37
17:2218:0718:5219:3720:2221:07

Time schedule (Grand Hilton Hotel main entrance→6005 Bus Stop)

06:3407:1708:0008:4209:2710:1210:5711:4212:27
13:0713:4714:2715:0715:4716:2717:1217:5718:42
19:2720:1220:57

Railway (AREX)

Taxis can conveniently be caught right outside of the Hotel’s main doors, and bring you directly to Seoul Station.

From/toEstimated travel timeFare

Grand Hilton to Seoul Station

20 minutesApprox. KRW 6,800

AREX

Tickets can be purchased from Seoul Station at

  • The Information centre
  • Auto Machine Ticket
Boarding Location: Express Train Information Center in 2nd basement of Seoul Station
First departureLast departureTravel timeIntervalFare
06:0022:0043 min35 minKRW 8,000

Time schedule (Seoul Station - Incheon Airport)

06:0006:2607:0007:3408:1609:0009:3810:2711:06
11:3511:5812:2812:5713:3714:0514:2815:1115:30
16:0216:3517:2017:4518:2019:0119:4320:2620:50
21:2122:00
*For more information, on AREX, please see: arex.or.kr/main.do

By taxi

From/toEstimated travel timeFare

Grand Hilton to Incheon Airport

50 minutesApprox. KRW 50,000

* The estimated fare is based on no traffic congestion, so the actual rates may vary. * For detailed taxi information, please click here.


Gimpo International Airport

Gimpo International Airport is located 30 minutes from the centre of Seoul, in the northwestern part of the city. Gimpo was Korea’s primary international airport before Incheon International Airport was completed in 2001. It is the second largest airport in Korea.

Gimpo International Airport → Grand Hilton Hotel

By taxi

Estimated fare
From/toEstimated travel timeStandard taxiPlatform number
Gimpo Airport to Grand Hilton30 minKRW 30,000Number 1

* The estimated fare is based on no traffic congestion, so the actual rates may vary. * For detailed taxi information, please click here.

Grand Hilton Hotel → Gimpo International Airport

By taxi

Estimated fare
From/toEstimated travel timeStandard taxiPlatform number
Grand Hilton to Gimpo Airport30 minKRW 30,000Number 1

* The estimated fare is based on no traffic congestion, so the actual rates may vary.