2018 Seoul Traveler's Information

Lodging

Seoul National University is far away from main downtowns (Gangnam and Gangbuk) where most business hotels are located. We recommend conference participants to stay at Hoam Faculty House (http://www.hoam.ac.kr/eng/) for easy travel during conference days.

We reserved a block of Standard Double rooms at Hoam Faculty House for conference participants. You will be asked about lodging preference during the registration survey (web link to registration). If would like to stay at Hoam Faculty House, please let us know it in the registration. Room plan and rates are available here (http://www.hoam.ac.kr/eng/rooms/standard.php) and also provided in the registration survey.

Traveler Information

We strongly encourage conference participants to plan to arrive on January 10, 2018 Wednesday. The conference will start early morning on January 11, 2018 and continue until Friday afternoon, January 12. There will be a one-day excursion to DeMilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Saturday, January 13.

From Incheon International Airport

Visitors from the US, Europe, and Australia will arrive in Incheon International Airport. The easiest way to get to Hoam Faculty House and Seoul National University is to use Airport Limousine #6017 (http://cfile21.uf.tistory.com/image/255CA0435269456E05799E). The last stop of #6017 s is Hoam Faculty House, which is located within the campus of Seoul National University. All bus stations are numbered in the airport and #6017 stops at 13A.

The bus fare is 15,000 Korean Won, which is about 14 USD. Assuming a normal traffic, it will take about 70 minutes from the airport to Hoam Faculty House.

If you plan to use a taxi, note that there are two types of taxi in the airport: Regular taxi (colorful midsize sedan) and Deluxe taxi (black large sedan). Regular taxi will cost you about 60,000 Korean Won (55 USD) and Deluxe taxi will cost you about 80,000 Korean Won (75 USD). We do not tip the taxi driver in Korea.

From Gimpo Airport

If you fly from Asia, you may land in Gimpo Airport. There is no direct bus service from Gimpo Airport to Hoam Faculty House. The closest one is Airport Limousine #6003 (http://cfile21.uf.tistory.com/image/2713A04756B70CC52E052C), which will take you to the main gate of Seoul National University. From the main gate, Hoam Faculty House is 20 minutes away on foot and 5 minutes away by car.

The bus fare is 15,000 Korean Won, which is about 14 USD. Assuming a normal traffic, it will take about 80 minutes from the airport to Hoam Faculty House.

If you plan to use a taxi, note that there are two types of taxi in the airport: Regular taxi (colorful midsize sedan) and Deluxe taxi (black large sedan). Regular taxi will cost you about 25,000 Korean Won (22 USD). We do not tip the taxi driver in Korea.

Public Transportations around Seoul National University

http://www.useoul.edu/campus/gwanak/public_transportation

Tourist Attractions in Seoul

http://english.visitseoul.net/top10

Campus Map

http://www.useoul.edu/campus/maps

Seoul National University Campus Map