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Seoul Metro

Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-9980-7290
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  • Average9%
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“ticket machines” (112 reviews)
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Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-9980-7290
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Reviewed yesterday

We were pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness, orderliness, and efficiency of the metro. The signage was easy to read and the announcements in English helped. Many Koreans speak English well and were kind and helpful. Long walks from ticket machines to the trains.

Thank ruth s
Reviewed yesterday

It was one hour on a train with free wifi. Clean and comfortable metro. They announce in English and in korean the next stop and tell you which side the doors will open. Also, they have little screen that tells you your stop in English...More

Thank omg20162016
Reviewed yesterday

Getting around Seoul can be easy as long as you are connected to the net all the time. Make sure you you download the metro subway app when you visit Seoul to help you get around. Get a T money too which you can get...More

Thank MrsGeee
Reviewed yesterday

The train network is excellent and cheap. By using a 'travel card' it is more convenient by tap and go. However, platforms are very far away from entrance, typically 5 to 10 minutes walk is required. There are many stairs too, sometimes withourt escalator. It...More

Thank Felix3105
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my first time taking a train of this calibre. I have to say it is easy to understand the routes and very efficient.

Thank Janice Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

Used Seoul Metro a lot during a one week business trip. Very easy to use for English speaking traveler. Locals are very helpful to foreign travelers.

1  Thank Renato G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had no trouble navigating our way around the system. All signs are given in the English alphabet and the colour and number zones are easy to follow. Get a pass and keep adding money to it as you go. Very good value compared to...More

Thank anneb00th
Reviewed 5 days ago

supposedly you can get the T-money refunded at the end of your stay but we never managed to do this - even the tourist information desk at Seoul station didn't have a good answer (they said we could get a refund at a convenience store,...More

Thank TimTheCurious
Reviewed 5 days ago

Parts of the metro aren't all that new and although it's all very efficient and can whizz you around to all the city corners, it's not so easy on the feet. There are a LOT of stairs in every station and escalators and elevators are...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

I guess this is in comparison to China, but we found the metro to be great, easy to navigate, clean, stress free.

Thank Rachel B
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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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12 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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12 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.