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Seoul Metro

Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-9980-7290
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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“t money card” (443 reviews)
“metro system” (282 reviews)
“rush hour” (71 reviews)
Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-9980-7290
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took the subway multiple times during my 2 weeks stay in Seoul. It is very clean. If you travel a lot I recommend to buy a subway card , available in the mini markets in the hall, which you can reload at every station....More

Thank Dimitri J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you don't want to take cabs and pay a lot it's a great way to get around and not expensive at all! Definitly recommend!

Thank Hikmat E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can purchase a T card just about anywhere. The card is good for subway, bus, taxi, and some convenience stores. Download the app MetroidHD to help you navigate. Be sure to rent an egg in airport for wifi... completely worth the $9/ Day. Entire...More

Thank J G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is the most vast network I have seen. Even connects to some areas where you can go hiking in nearby mountains. It is clean, cooled and heated during the seasons, people are polite...

Thank Imhotep2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very busy but easy to navigate Buy a Suca card which you purchase outside station Some other travellers advised it can be brought online before leaving home Load money on then you can use on trains, vending machines and taxis Trains run very regularly and...More

Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Seoul has 10 million people living there, the government took very good care for Metro Seoul to offer best service, connections are huge, I believe over 16 lines are moving across the city , it's very clean and very good prices, with less than two...More

Thank Motaz A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's not to difficult for a foreigner to figure things out. The whole system is clean and safe. Leave your car a travel a great subway system

Thank trosefl1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We flew into Gimpo airport from Jeju and took the metro to Seoul downtown. The metro subway was very easy to use, fairly inexpensive and we visited most of the tourist attractions using the metro. There were 9 subway lines in Seoul, excluding the airport...More

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 5 days ago

The metro is the best way to get around in Seoul city fast Clean aircon in summer and heating in Winter just buy o t-Money card and load on some casch. in 7-eleven you can buy the card

Thank Tommy O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Seoul Metro is the easy to use and you can go anywhere.good option for the Traffic.But, some routes using the bus is better.If you have problem the staff will help you. I try it from Meyodong near my hotel to Iatewon and Woman university shopping...More

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
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17 February 2017|
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Response from Wooah S | Reviewed this property |
Any convenience store is ok. 7-11, CU. Ministop. And line 1~8subway station service center. And mobile t-money download (smart phone)
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13 February 2017|
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Response from Christoffer R | Reviewed this property |
There is a great app that's called "Seoul Metro Subway Map & Route". It is usable offline so it is very handy.
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13 February 2017|
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Response from LuckyTraveller17 | Reviewed this property |
If you are wanting to use the Metro you don't need a timetable. Metro trains are very frequent. I can't advise on trains to other cities in Korea. We were guests of Koreans and they arranged our train travel.