Seoul City Tour Bus
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The Seoul City Tour Bus provides organized shuttle tours to the city's most popular attractions. For the price of just a single ticket, you can spend all day hopping on and hopping off the bus* as it follows a circular route connecting Seoul's top sightseeing destinations. For first-time visitors, there is no better way to discover the city.
*Night Courses run without stops.
The company offers audio guides of Seoul in 11 different languages. At first, the audio guide was only available in Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese. Service has since expanded to include French, German, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Malaysian. The Seoul City Tour Bus company is currently working on adding more languages for the convenience of visitors and Italian, Arabic, Hindi, and Portuguese will be available in the future.
Single-use headphones are provided for each passenger upon boarding the bus. The open-air double-decker buses have rain and snow covers to keep passengers dry and warm even in inclement weather.
Seoul City Tour Buses follow a variety of routes, divided by theme.
This 22-stop course takes you past not only Seoul's historic royal palaces, but also to popular tourist destinations such as Namsan Seoul Tower, Myeong-dong, Itaewon, Namdaemun Market and the National Museum of Korea.
Get some sweeping views of Seoul from this 14-stop tour that takes you to Namsan, Cheonggyecheon Stream, the Hangang River and other scenic spots.
Spend a romantic evening cruising around the city. This course lets you enjoy Seoul's electrifying nighttime vistas, both from above (Namsan Seoul Tower) and below (along the Hangang River).
Enjoy the sights of Gangnam riding a comfortable trolley bus. This course will take you to all the major sites and attractions like Seonjeongneung Royal Tomb, COEX, Lotte World Tower, Sebitseom Island, Seorae Village, and more.
Open Top Bus
※The Seoul City Tour Bus is a transportation service popular among tourists for their upgraded buses and tour routes to Seoul's major attractions.
|Seoul City Courses|
|Downtown Palace Namsan Course||Panorama Course||Night Course||Around Gangnam Course|
|Departure||Dongwha Duty Free Shop (Subway Gwanghwamun Stn., Line 5, Exit 6)|
(last bus at 19:00)
|Frequency||Every 30 min.||Every hour||Once daily||Every hour|
※ Buses run on Mondays if it's a holiday falls on a Monday.
※ Buses run everyday during the summer peak season
(July 4th - Aug. 15th)
※ Starting April 1, 2013, transfer between the Seoul Panorama Course and the Gangnam Course will be possible.
→ For more details regarding transfer fares, click here.
|Traditional Culture Course||Modern Highlight Course
|Departure||Dongdaemun Design Plaza, western
|Gangnam Station Ticket Booth, (200 m from Gangnam Stn. exit 11)|
|10:30 ~ 17:30|
|Frequency||Every 35 min.||Every hour|
※ However, buses run on Mondays if it's a holiday.
|Tiger Bus||Seoul City Courses|
|Downtown Palace Course||Panorama Course||Night Course|
Around Gangnam City Tour Course
|Adults||18,000 won||18,000 won||15,000 won||12,000 won|
|12,000won||12,000 won||9,000 won||10,000 won|
|Ticket Booth||Next to Gwanghwamun Koreana Hotel||Gangnam Station, Exit 11|
|Sky Bus ||Traditional Culture Course||Modern Highlight Course|
|Adults||15,000 won||12,000 won|
|10,000 won||10,000 won|
|Ticket Booth||Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)||DDP|