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There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Insadong by subway, bus, taxi, shuttle or foot

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Line 1 subway  •  2 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from City Hall Station to Jonggak Station 1

₩1,200 - ₩1,350

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Publishing Company to Naminsa Madang Green Circulating Bus No. 3

₩700

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul to Insadong 1.3 km

₩4,400 - ₩5,500

Shuttle  •  3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seoul Publishing company to Jongro 2-ga Namsam Sunhwan Shuttle Bus No.04

₩700

Walk  •  15 min

  1. Walk from Seoul to Insadong 1.3 km

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Insadong is to bus which costs ₩700 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Insadong is to taxi which costs ₩4,400 - ₩5,500 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Publishing Company and arriving at Naminsa Madang. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from City Hall Station station and arriving at Jonggak Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 min.

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The distance between Seoul and Insadong is 932 meters.

The best way to get from Seoul to Insadong without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 2 min and costs ₩1,200 - ₩1,350.

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The line 1 subway from City Hall Station to Jonggak Station takes 2 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Seoul to Insadong bus services, operated by Seoul Green Circulating Bus, depart from Seoul Publishing Company station.

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Seoul to Insadong train services, operated by Seoul Metro, depart from City Hall Station.

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Seoul to Insadong bus services, operated by Seoul Green Circulating Bus, arrive at Naminsa Madang station.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Insadong.
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  • Distance: 932 meters
  • Duration: 2 min

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Insadong, South Korea?

Seoul Metro operates a vehicle from City Hall Station to Jonggak Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩1,200 - ₩1,350 and the journey takes 2 min. Alternatively, Seoul Green Circulating Bus operates a bus from Seoul Publishing Company to Naminsa Madang every 15 minutes. Tickets cost ₩700 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from City Hall Station to Jonggak Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩1,200 - ₩1,350
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
Seoul Green Circulating Bus
Bus from Seoul Publishing Company to Naminsa Madang
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩700
Schedules at
english.visitkorea.or.kr
Shuttle from Seoul Publishing company to Jongro 2-ga
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩700
Schedules at
english.visitkorea.or.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul to Insadong
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
₩4,400 - ₩5,500
Kakao taxi
Website
kakaocorp.com
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr

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Seoul to Insadong train services, operated by Seoul Metro, arrive at Jonggak Station.

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