Passenger guide - Seoul Incheon airport (ICN) 

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Incheon International Airport, opened on March 29, 2001, is the most important in South Korea and one of the busiest in the world, as well as one of the most modern. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights in all continents.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, open 24 hours a day and connected through free shuttle buses every 7-10 minutes between 4:30 am and 11:50 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 62 million passengers went through it in 2017.
+82 1577 2600. Information desks on the ground floor and the third floor of both terminals, available around the clock. Tourist office next to gate 5 of Terminal 1, from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm.



The airport is located 52 km (32 miles) to the west of Seoul.

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AJ (Tel +82 327 433 300) and Lotte (Tel +82 327 438 000) operate car rental offices between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm, situated on the first floor of Terminal 1 and on level B1 of Terminal 2.

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The airport has banks (9:00 am to 4:00 pm), currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), ATMs, post offices, VIP lounges, mobile phone services, charging stations, internet kiosks and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Some of the nearby hotels, like the Grand Hyatt Incheon and the Best Western Premier, provide meeting and conference facilities.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants with typical and Western fares, fast food outlets, coffee shops, bakeries, icecream stores and bars scattered throughout the enclosure. Some of them open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free shops on the third and fourth floors of both terminals, convenience stores, cosmetics, perfumes, clothing and accessories, liquor, tobacco, gifts, electronics, music, books, press, flowers, jewellery.
Baggage- Left luggage service 24 hours a day on the third floor of Terminal 1 (Tel +82 327 435 800 / 306). Lost and found office on the west side of level B1 of Terminal 1 (Tel +82 327 413 110 / 114) and on floor 2 of Terminal 2 (Tel +82 327 418 988 / 989), from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Other Services- Photo booths, exhibitions, gardens, baby care facilities, spas, smoking areas, medical clinics, pharmacies, laundries, prayer rooms, skating rink, cinema, children's playgrounds, showers, massage and relax lounges, gyms.


Bus - Services depart from the first and third floors of the airport and run to different destinations in the areas of Incheon, East Incheon, Gyeongsang, Choong-chung, Gangwon, Jeolla, Gyeonggi and Seoul. There are also 'limousine' buses that operate during the night to Seoul, Songjeong, Yeomchang, Sinyongsan, Heukseok, Gangnam and Jamsil (Tel +82 226 649 898 / 670 386). Travel time to downtown Seoul is 70 minutes.
Airport Call Van (Tel +82 327 430 828) provides door-to-door transportation in shared minibuses from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. The company has a counter next to gate 13.

Train - The A'REX Airport Express (Tel +82 1599 7788) runs between 5:23 am and 11:57 pm from level B1 to Seoul Station, with intermediate stops in Woonseo, Youngjong, Cheongna, Geomam, Keyang, Gimpo Airport, Digital Media City, Hongdae and Gongdeok. The direct train takes 43 minutes to the city centre, while services stopping in every station take 58 min.
On the other hand, the KTX (Tel +82 1544 7788) is a high-speed train to Seoul, Daejeon, Daegu, Busan, Mokpo, Yeosu, Gwangju and Jinju.

Taxi - Ranks are found on the Arrivals level, on the first floor of the terminals. Regular, deluxe and jumbo cabs (for up to 9 passengers) are available, as well as international taxis for foreign visitors. There are fixed fares to different destinations. The trip to downtown Seoul takes about 50 minutes.

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The Incheon Airport Transit Hotel (Tel +82 327 433 000) is situated on the fourth floor of Terminal 1, while on the first floor of the transportation center you can find the Darakhyu Incheon International Airport Capsule Hotel (Tel +82 327 435 000). Other options include: Hotel Hu Incheon Airport (Tel +82 327 430 005), Grand Hyatt Incheon (Tel +82 327 451 234), Best Western Premier Incheon Airport Hotel (Tel +82 327 431 000), Paradise City (Tel +82 1833 8855), Incheon Airport Gogo House (Tel +82 324 249 975), Incheon Airport Guest House (Tel +82 327 433 060), Hilton Airtel (Tel +82 327 436 221), Numberone Residence (Tel +82 327 431 124). Most hotels in the city centre provide transfer services for their guests.


There are short- and long-term areas, in addition to 24-hour valet parking services on the west side of both terminals. More information: Tel +82 327 417 700. Rates

Short-term Parking - Connected to the main buildings through walkways on the underground and ground levels.
Long-term Parking - Outdoor spaces with complimentary shuttle services every 8-16 minutes.
Cargo Terminal Parking - Next to the cargo terminal, with 45 min. of complimentary stay.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs in advance. Inside the enclosure there are elevators, adapted restrooms, reserved parking spaces, Braille signage, escort services, an exclusive waiting room and transportation systems equipped for the transfer of people with reduced mobility. Unaccompanied minors over 5 years old will be escorted by the airport staff until boarding, and then supervised by the airline.

Latest updates: May, 05, 2018
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