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Lines are color coded and numbered. Monitors show where the train is between stops so you know how long to the next one. All stops on a line are numbered. Announcements are made in Korean and in English. You can buy tickets at the machines...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank swimgreycat
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The metro are clean and safe. At the rush hour the trains are very full. Especially Line 2 (green line)

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank stephans82
Reviewed 2 days ago

We are a retired couple from Australia. We had 6 days in Seoul Our accommodation was a short walk from Seoul Station. It was a short walk through the Station to the Subway. When buying tickets for our first trip we greatly appreciated help offered...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank E8170NErichardn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don't hesitate to use Seoul Metro! Signs in English. Super easy and economical. Clean stations and trains, restrooms available at almost every station were clean and stocked. Great experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Janet S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The idea way to travel around Seoul. Use various apps to assist as it can be a little confusing in the beginning. Google Map isn’t supported in Seoul so we had to resort to other apps to help us. Such an incredibly clean metro system....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PatriciaSun
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy to manoeuvre around,You can buy Metro tickets at the stations or in a 7/11. Charge them with money when you buy them, most journeys cost about 1,250 Won which isn’t more than £1, children are charged less. Just swipe them as you go in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MouseyCrox
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The metro is easy to use and the map is easy to read . However there are a lot of stairs and its tooo tiring to go up and down without escalators

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank fatimah-moxutang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First the system covers extensive area. Signage & instructions are very clear in four languages ie Korean, Chinese, English & Japanese. Even the in carriage announcement are in four languages. Second, it is a very reasonable price and I would say that it is very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DCKO2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome metro. 9 different lines criss-crossing the city. There is nothing you can't get to by using the metro. Purchasing a single use ticket is easy - there is an English option adlnd you can simply select your destination. Fares are cheap, and you pay...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank H3565SVscottw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got T money cards from a convenience store (you can use them for purchases at convenience stores and to pay taxis in addition to using them for mass transit). Download a Seoul subway map app on your phone!

Date of experience: July 2019
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April 12, 2019|
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Response from 699mercedesv | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go to Gangneung, but I know you can take either bus or train to get there. Use trip planning thru rome2rio.
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June 14, 2018|
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Response from William T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, also you csn choose a tourist csrd that may be bring some bennefits such as discounts at shopping malls and others
May 22, 2018|
Response from StellaH658 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely. You can use the T-money card to spend at convenient store too.