Public transportation

Taxi Information

There are 2 kinds of taxis (general taxi/deluxe taxi) in Seoul and the fare is according to time and distance. No tip necessary.
All taxi drivers can speak English and some taxis provide free interpretation service or the passenger may contact (017-200-3000).
  • General Taxi
    • Fare structure is the general fee of 2,400 Won for the first 2km. Then 100 Won is added for every 144m. If the taxi is driven under 15km due to traffic, 100 Won will be added for every 35 seconds. Extra charge of 20% will be added during midnight until 4 A.M.
General Taxi
General Taxi
  • Deluxe Taxi
    • Fare structure is the general fee of 1,900 Won for the first 2km. Then 100 Won is added for every 144m. If the taxi is driven under 15km due to traffic, 100 Won will be added for every 35 seconds. Extra charge of 20% will be added during midnight until 4 A.M.
Deluxe Taxi
Deluxe Taxi
  • Call Taxi
    • When call taxi is called, the nearest call taxi through the GPS system will take you quickly and safely to the destination. Call taxi will generally arrive within 10~15 minutes after the call. Some taxi companies may charge 1,000 Won for the call. Extra charge may be added if the passenger is in a long distance. Contact service 02-441-0155, 02-793-1013
  • Arirang Taxi(AAFES Taxi)
    • The AAFES is operating a special taxi service for American soldiers, government contractors, and its families.
      The color of the taxi is black and the management rights are mostly by the U.S. military base. It generally operates for American passengers, but it operates for the general public occasionally. The fare is in dollars and it is more expensive than the general taxi.
  • Hatch taxi
    • As a creation of infrastructure and a symbol of movement, the design of Seoul taxi has the color of beautiful reddish brown since September of 2010. It has hatch patterns with Seoul handwriting (Seoul Namsan font) for application of design as a local ‘Hatch taxi’.
      Fare structure is identical as the general taxi.
    • Demonstrative operation of Seoul’s Hatch taxi
      • Period : 2009.02.16~
      • Number of taxi : 40 taxis(corporate taxi)
        ※ Compensation of problems will be done during the demonstrative operation to be applied in the practice.
Hatch taxi
Hatch taxi
the person in charge
Vehicle Management & Registration Division
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