How To Go To Jeju Island
By Flight from Seoul / Busan
It’s a budget flight like AirAsia. As of 2016, the talented actor Kim Soo Hyun is their ambassador! If you want to enjoy spring in Jeju Island, it is better for you to book the flight around middle of March. If you book early and able to get their saver rate, sometimes a return ticket can be less than 50,000 won from Seoul to Jeju!
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1-Go to Mokpo/Wando/Incheon/Busan by bus and then take a ferry from respective ports
2-Seoul to Mokpo bus
Seoul Express Bus Terminal – Mokpo Terminal (every 30~50 minutes/4 hour 20 mins trip/17,600won~28,800won)
3-Seoul to Wando bus
The journey is around 5 hours 40 minutes. Seoul dwellers can head to the Express Bus Terminal (line 3, 7, 9) to start their journey to Wando-gun (W33,000).More info on Wando.
4-Seoul to Busan bus
There are 2 types, Express buses and Inter-city buses which often have separate terminals. Express buses can be either first class (udung) or second class (chikhaeng). Express buses are non-stop except for rest stops of 10 minutes every 2 hours. Inter-city buses stop to pick up passengers.
The Seoul Express Bus Terminal (02-782-5551/2) is on Seoul City Subway Line 3, south of the Han River. It has buses departing to Jeonju, Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Ulsan, Incheon and Gwangju.
Dong-Seoul bus terminal (02-458-4852/4) on Seoul City Subway Line 2, near Kangbyon station, has buses to Jeonju, Incheon, Gwangju, Busan, Daegu and Daejeon.
1-Seoul Train Station/Yongsan Station to Mokpo Station
Saemaeul train – 4 hours 30 mins, 36,600won
KTX – 2 hours 50 min, 40,500won
2-Seoul to Busan
KTX trains connect Seoul to Busan via Daegu and Daejeon in about 175 min (₩51700). Other trains, such as Saemaeul and Mugunghwa, connect Busan with other major cities as well. They’re cheaper but slower than KTX. Head to the First Class car for a free-of-charge water vending machine.
Fare for train/subway/bus/ferry/flight might change.