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AREX (Airport Express Railroad)

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Address: | Incheon International Airport Station ~ Seoul Station, Incheon, South Korea
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The fastest way to Seoul

The train is fast (only 40 minutes), cheap (~US$10) and clean. It also runs to a reasonably frequent timetable. You need a seat reservation for a specific train so you can't... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The train is fast (only 40 minutes), cheap (~US$10) and clean. It also runs to a reasonably frequent timetable. You need a seat reservation for a specific train so you can't really book a return trip (unless you know the exact time) from the airport but that's fine as it's the same price anyway. The train also has fast free... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This train is fast and clean. It will get you to the city faster than any other transport option. The only problem i encounter is the lack of storage space for luggage so we ended up holding our luggage to prevent it from sliding away.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Aside from the AREX being very efficient and fast , you will also experience how hospitable and helpful the Korean people are. I asked one AREX staff at the Seoul Stop if he knew where I could find an adaptor to use to charge my mobile phone , what he did was to offer me his Phone charger to use... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On my current visit to Seoul, I decided to stay at the Grand Hyatt Incheon close to the airport and take the AREX Airport Express downtown for Seoul Train Station close to Seoul's business district. A world-class facility, convenient, quick, clean, fast, friendly, helpful, bilingual staff. Inexpensive at KW8000. All-round superb.

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HONG KONG
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient way to get to Seoul Station and then changed to subway lines to most popular stops like Dongdaemun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've never been to Korea before you may not know that the Airport in Incheon is very far from Seoul. So, when looking for a way into the city the AREX is your best, and cheapest option. The trip is under 30 minutes and the trains are nice and comfortable. The AREX pulls directly into Seoul Station with access... More 

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Sitiawan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance to the train station was easy to locate as you can spot it after exiting the arrival hall. Get your T-money from the convenience store located near the entrance and top up your card at the machines right before the gantry. The train is wide and comfortable. The only thing that is lacking is areas to put your... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are two types of the Arex train into Seoul. One is the "all stop" train and the other is the "express" train. The all stop train stops at about 9 stops along the way into Seoul and it takes 50mins from Incheon airport to Seoul Station and cost about a little under 5000won for a one way trip. REMEMBER... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfort and fast ride. Super convenient from airport to Seoul city centre. This is the best way get from Incheon International Airport to Seoul.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Airport Railway express @A'REX is the most convenient type of transportation in Korea.It is not only cheap but fairly easy to travel with from station to station.There are two types of train,express train travelling from Incheon intr'l airport to Seoul and the other one is all stop train which makes a stop at every station between Incheon intrl' airport all... More 

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