KTX Seoul City tour: From outside of Seoul – Busan, Daegu, Mokpo, Gwangju, etc…

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Live far away but wanna have one day of fun in Seoul City?

Do you live out of Seoul but still would like to visit and enjoy an easy-going and fun tour in Seoul City?
Would you like to spend a day in the big City but don’t have much time to plan the trip?

We got you… We offer you a Seoul City Day trip that covers everything, from your KTX fast train tickets to all the fun within Seoul City.

Short Information

Availability
Depends on departure point
Language
Korean Only
Booking due
3 days
Included
- Roundtrip KTX (Fast Train)
- Transportation within Seoul
- Seoul City Tour (in Korean)
Excluded
- Meals
- Personal expenses
- Traveler's insurance
Note
Children tickets for under 12 yrs only

Overview

Unique opportunity for Those living Far from Seoul to come and enjoy a Seoul Tour!

 

 

How does the tour work??

 

1) KTX ride to Seoul

2) Enjoy Seoul City 1 Day Tour
         Op1) The Blue House
         Op2) Itaewon

3) KTX return from Seoul

 

 

 

Op 1. The Blue House (Cheongwadae) Tour

 

 Cheongwadae & Insadong + War Memorial + Han River Cruise + Seoullo 7027

 

Visiting Seoul can be a bit hard if you live far away. This is why we prepared this tour just for you. You can conveniently choose the KTX (Fast Train) station that is closer to you and arrives at Seoul Station to start the fun with us! 

 

 

1) The Blue House (Cheongwadae)

 

Cheongwadae, also known as the Blue House, is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Korea. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parks with a traditional Korean architectural feature.

 

 The complex includes various buildings such as the Chunchugwan, which is the main building for receiving guests and holding meetings, and the Nokjiwon, which is a beautiful garden.

 

 

 

 

2) Insadong

 

Insa-dong is known as a cultural and artistic hub of the city and is a popular tourist destination. The area is known for its traditional Korean crafts, art galleries, antique shops, and street food.

 

Insa-dong is also home to numerous cafes, tea houses, and restaurants that offer a wide variety of Korean cuisine. The neighborhood is known for its preservation of traditional Korean culture, and visitors can find many examples of traditional architecture, such as Hanok houses and Buddhist temples.

 

It is also a popular spot for souvenir shopping, and visitors can find a wide variety of Korean handicrafts and souvenirs, such as pottery, traditional clothing, and folk art. The area is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Korean culture and arts.

 

 

 

3) War Memorial of Korea

 

The War Memorial of Korea, located in Seoul, is a large museum and memorial dedicated to the history and sacrifices of the armed forces of South Korea. It is the largest military museum in Korea and one of the largest in the world, covering an area of about 300,000 square meters.

 

It also has an outdoor exhibition area that includes tanks, fighter planes, and other military vehicles, as well as statues and memorials dedicated to fallen soldiers. The museum offers guided tours in multiple languages, allowing visitors to learn about the history and significance of the various exhibits.

 

Original Pictures belong to KTO (한국관광공사)

 

 

 

 

Op 2. Itaewon (Yongsan) Tour

 

Yongsan (Itaewon) & National Museum + War Memorial + Han River Cruise + Seoullo 7027

 

 

1) Itaewon (Yongsan)

 

This area is actually considered among Korea’s Top 100 Tourist Attractions. At Itaewon, you will find so many cultures encountered in only one spot. This area is the host of many embassies as well as many local shops and restaurants from all over the world.

 

Also, several locations around Itaewon were featured in the popular Netflix Drama: Itaewon’s Class which makes this whole area a Tourism Special Zone.

 

 

Original Pictures belong to KTO (한국관광공사)

 

 

2 ) War Memorial of Korea

 

The War Memorial of Korea, located in Seoul, is a large museum and memorial dedicated to the history and sacrifices of the armed forces of South Korea. It is the largest military museum in Korea and one of the largest in the world, covering an area of about 300,000 square meters.

 

It also has an outdoor exhibition area that includes tanks, fighter planes, and other military vehicles, as well as statues and memorials dedicated to fallen soldiers. The museum offers guided tours in multiple languages, allowing visitors to learn about the history and significance of the various exhibits.

 

Original Pictures belong to KTO (한국관광공사)

 

 

3) Korea’s National Museum

 

Additionally, you will be also visiting Korea’s National Museum: A space of emotions where past, present, and future coexist.

 

The National Museum of Korea is the largest museum in South Korea and houses over 220,000 cultural artifacts and relics from Korean history, including ceramics, metalwork, paintings, and calligraphy. The museum’s collections span over 5,000 years of Korean history, from prehistoric times to the modern era.

 

The museum is known for its emphasis on education and public outreach, and it offers a variety of programs and exhibits for visitors of all ages. 

 

 

 

 

Both Options Include:

 

4) Han River Sunset Cruise

 

How to better spend the sunset than on a cruise around Han River? You will get to enjoy Seoul’s sunset view from its most famous river!

 

Original Pictures belong to KTO (한국관광공사)

 

 

5) Seoul Station’s Seoullo 7017

 

Seoullo 7017 is a pedestrian walkway built on top of a former highway overpass in Seoul, South Korea. Its name comes from the combination of “Seoul” and “lo” which means “road” in Korean, and “7017” represents the years of the overpass’s construction and rebirth as a pedestrian walkway, which occurred from 1970 to 2017.

 

Seoullo 7017 stretches for about one kilometer and features over 24,000 plants from 228 species, including trees, shrubs, and flowers. The walkway also has shops, cafes, and performance spaces, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

 

SeoulloOriginal Pictures belong to KTO (한국관광공사)

 

 

AVAILABLE KTX SCHEDULE PER LOCATION:

 

From Departure Return
Busan Station
 (WED)
08:07 AM → 11:19 AM
(Busan)         (Seoul)
19:34 PM → 22:09 PM
(Seoul)          (Busan)
Busan Station
(SUN)
07:23 AM → 10:16 AM
(Busan)         (Seoul)
19:53 PM → 22:28 PM
(Seoul)          (Busan)
Dongdaegu Station
 (WED)
09:20 AM → 11:19 AM
(Daegu)         (Seoul)
19:34 PM → 21:21 PM
(Seoul)          (Daegu)
Dongdaegu Station
(SUN)
08:16 AM → 10:16 AM
(Daegu)         (Seoul)
19:53 PM → 21:39 PM
(Seoul)          (Daegu)
Ulsan Station
(SUN)
07:23 AM → 09:43 AM
(Ulsan)          (Seoul)
19:57 PM → 22:14 PM
(Seoul)          (Ulsan)
Mokpo Station
(WED/SUN)
07:03 AM → 09:46 AM
(Mokpo)         (Yongsan)
19:33 PM → 22:19 PM
(Seoul)          (Mokpo)
Gwangju Songjeong Station
(WED/SUN)
07:41 AM → 09:46 AM
(Gwangju)      (Yongsan)
19:33 PM → 21:40 PM
  (Seoul)       (Gwangju)
Yeosu Expo Station
(WED/SUN)
07:10 AM → 10:32 AM
(Yeosu)           (Seoul)
20:07 PM → 23:04 PM
(Yongsan)     (Yeosu)
Suncheon Station
(WED/SUN)
07:32 AM → 10:32 AM
(Suncheon)     (Seoul)
20:07 PM → 22:40 PM
(Yongsan)     (Suncheon)

 

 

 

KTX REFERENCE:

 

KTX Number Stops

Going to ( Seoul/Yongsan )

KTX104
(Seoul)

(WED) Busan 08:07 →  DongDaegu 9:20  →  Seoul 11:19

KTX12
(Seoul)

(SUN) Busan 07:23  →  DongDaegu 08:16  →  Seoul 10:16

KTX10
(Seoul)
(SUN) Ulsan 07:23 → Seoul 09:43 
KTX406
(Yongsan)
(WED/SUN) Mokpo 07:03 → Gwangju-Songjeong 07:41 →  Yongsan 09:46
KTX504
(Haengsin)
(WED/SUN) Yeosu Expo 07:10 → Suncheon 07:32 →  Seoul 10:32

Return from ( Seoul/Yongsan )

KTX61
(Busan)
(WED) Seoul 19:34 → Dongdaegu 21:21 →  Busan 22:09
KTX93
(Busan)
(SUN) Seoul 19:53 → Dongdaegu 21:39 →  Busan 22:28
KTX63
(Busan)
(SUN) Seoul 19:57 → Ulsan 22:14
KTX433
(Mokpo)
(WED/SUN) Seoul 19:33 → Gwangju-Songjeong 21:40 → Mokpo 22:19
KTX521
(Yeosu Expo)
(WED/SUN) Yongsan 20:07 → Suncheon 22:40 →  Yeosu Expo 23:04

 

 

Price

 

Departure Point Date Adult Child
(Under 12 yrs old)
Busan Wednesday  US$157.50  US$138.30
Sunday  US$162.30  US$123.90
Ulsan Sunday  US$157.50  US$128.70
Dongdaegu Wednesday  US$147.90  US$123.90
Sunday  US$147.90  US$128.70
Mokpo
Wednesday  US$147.90  US$133.50
Sunday  US$162.30  US$133.50
Gwangju Songjeong Wednesday  US$143.10  US$128.70
Sunday  US$152.70  US$128.70
Yeosu EXPO Wednesday

 US$138.30

 US$128.70

Sunday

 US$157.50

 US$128.70 

Suncheon Wednesday

 US$133.50 

 US$123.90  

Sunday

 US$152.70 

 US$123.90  

All options include:

  • Roundtrip KTX (Fast Train)
  • Transportation within Seoul
  • Seoul City Tour

What is NOT included:

  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
  • Traveler's insurance

** Child ticket is only for those whose 13th birthday(International age) is before their tour date. 

Itinerary

Itineraries per Option:
Op1. The Blue House (Cheongwadae)
Op2. Itaewon (Yongsan)

 

Op 1. The Blue House (Cheongwadae)

   
~11:30 AM KTX ride from chosen location
- Check the table above
11:30 AM

Meet your guide at Seoul or Yongsan Station

12:00 PM Arrive at Insadong
- Free time
- Lunch (own expenses)
- 13:20 PM Leave for Cheogwadae
13:30 PM Arrive at "The Blue House" (Cheongwadae)
-15:00 PM Leave for War Memorial
15:30 PM Arrive at Korean War Memorial Museum
- 16:20 PM Leave for Han River
17:00 PM Arrive at Han River
- Han River Sunset Cruise experience
- 17:40 PM Leave for Seoullo 7017
18:20~ PM Arrive at Seoullo 7017 
- Only those returning from Seoul Station
19:30~

KTX to chosen location
- Check the table above.

   

 

 

Op 2. Itaewon (Yongsan)

   
~11:30 AM KTX ride to Seoul
- Check the table above
11:30 AM

Meet your guide at Seoul or Yongsan Station

12:00 PM Arrive at Itaewon (Yongsan)
- 13:30 PM leave for War Memorial
14:00 PM Arrive at Korean War Memorial Museum
- 15:00 PM Leave for National Museum
15:20 PM Arrive at National Museum of Korea
- 16:20 PM Leave for Han River
17:00 PM Arrive at Han River
- Han River Sunset Cruise experience
- 17:40 PM Leave for Seoullo 7017
18:20 ~ PM Arrive at Seoullo 7017 
- Only those returning from Seoul Station
19:30~

Return by KTX
- Check the table above.

 

**NOTE**
*You can only join this tour by showing your Confirmation Voucher + KTX Tickets.
   ** We will send them within 3 days prior your booking date.
   ** Please make sure you print them or bring them in a easy-to-see formant.

*If this tour gets canceled on your booking day we will make sure to let you know within 7 days in advance.

 

Map

Click the location marker () below for the direction on the google map

Pickup/Meeting Location

Available departure points:

  • Busan Station
  • DongDaegu Station
  • Ulsan Station
  • Mokpo Station
  • Gwangju Songjeong Station
  • Yeosu EXPO Station
  • Suncheon Station

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Reminders

About the Tour:

  • A Korean speaking guide will be in charge during the whole tour.
    ** Please note that there is no any additional foreign language service available.
  • An English speaking guide would be only possible for groups of 30+ people.
  • Children tickets are for children under 12 years old only.
     ** E.G. Just children born BEFORE June 2011 are okay.
  • Train tickets and itinerary will be shared 1~2 days before your departure day.
    ** Please make sure to print your KTX tickets and itinerary.
  • If this tour gets canceled on your booking day we will make sure to let you know within 7 days in advance

What you need to bring:

  • You can only join this tour by showing your Confirmation Voucher + KTX Tickets + Official ID.
       ** We will send KTX Tickets and Voucher within 3 days prior your booking date.
       ** Please make sure you print them or bring them in a easy-to-see formant.

  • Please make sure to bring your official ID (Passport, Registration Card, etc)

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund: 4 business days (by 5 PM KST) before the selected date. 
  • No refund: After 5pm KST 4 business days before the selected date or NO show.

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