Public transportation

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Subway Information

8 major lines of subway cross in the main areas of Seoul which spread out to the suburbs and satellite cities. All number and name of stations are marked in Korean and English, and the transfer station is marked with a sign of Korean flag.
Subway map
환승표시
transfer
강남구청역
station
Subway fee
Subway fee
Bus Type Transportation transfer card Single use transportation card of Seoul subway
Adult Within 12km(General fee) : 900 Won
12~42km : 100 Won added for every 6km
Over 42km : 100 Won added for every 12km
Traffic on the back of the card front
Youth 20% discount from adult fee
(General fee : 640 Won)
No discounts
(Fee charge of single use Transportation card for adults)
Elementary school students 50% discount from adult fee
(General fee : 400 Won)
50% discount from single use transportation card for Adults
Using method of Seoul subway
Deposit refund machine of single use Transportation card
Deposit refund machine of
single use Transportation card
Turnstile
Turnstile
Getting on the subway
Getting on the subway
  • Purchasing single use transportation card
    • Use the line search to select a station and chose the number of tickets needed. Then insert subway fee and deposit of 500 Won.
      Machine will operate and single use transportation card will be issued.
      After alight, insert the single use transportation card to receive deposit of 500 Won.
  • Passing the turnstile
    • Check the direction of the correct turnstile and place the transportation card on the reader when passing.
  • Getting on the subway
    • Please step back when the subway train is entering. Be cautious not to fall in between the platform and the subway train.
    • Please wait for the next subway train if the door is about to close.
    • Please check the destination of the subway train before getting on the subway.
  • Transfer
    • Please be sure to check the transferring station if transfer is needed for arriving at the destination.
    • Check the transferring line and transfer directions to follow the sign ‘Transfer’ for easy finding. You can transfer without passing the turnstile, therefore there is no need to purchase an additional transportation card to transfer.
  • Arriving at destination
    • When the subway stops at the destination, please check the exit and place the transportation card on the reader to pass the turnstile. Insert the single use transportation card in the deposit refund machine to receive deposit of 500 Won.
the person in charge
Vehicle Management & Registration Division
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