Myeongdong has emerged into one of the top tourist and shopping destinations in Seoul city center.There are two limousine buses that you can take from Incheon Airport, namely, bus 6001 and bus 6015 to get to Myeongdong. In this post, we will talk about how to take bus 6001 from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong.
Tips: If you are travelling in group of 4 to 7 people, taking taxi / airport van transfer from Incheon Airport can be as cheap as taking bus! You will also arrive at the door step of your hotel / destination in Seoul.
Where to Take Bus 6001 at Incheon Airport to get to Myeongdong?
There are two places where you can board shuttle Bus 6001 at Incheon Airport Terminal 1 to get to Myeongdong (NOTE: Bus 6001 also picks up passengers at the new Terminal 2). The first boarding point or bus stop at Incheon International Airport is at the Arrival Terminal Building 1st Floor, Bus Stop 6A or Bus Stop 12B or the new Terminal 2 (T2) 1 basement floor Number 29. The location map of the 6001 limousine bus stops at Incheon Airport Terminal 1 is shown below.
|Floor Plan of Incheon Airport T1 showing the location of Bus Stop 6A and 12B where you can board bus 6001 to Myeongdong.|
Arrival Station at Myeongdong for Bus 6001 from Incheon International Airport
Bus 6001 will arrive at Myeongdong Station in approximately 1 hour of shuttle bus journey after departed from Incheon Airport. The 6001 bus stop at Myeongdong Station is located between EXIT 3 and EXIT 4 of Myeongdong Subway Station.
|6001 Bus Stop is located between EXIT 3 and EXIT 4 of Myeongdong Station|
Bus 6001 Ticket Fare from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong
The bus ticket for bus 6001 from Incheon International Airport to Myeongdong costs KRW15,000 person. This is the same price compared to bus 6015 which also goes from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong. Other than Myeongdong Station, Bus 6001 also can bring you to other destinations in Seoul, including Hankang Bridge Northern Most Section, Namdaemun Market (Bank of Korea) and Toegye-ro 3 Hanok Village (Mark Hotel T). Additionally, bus 6001 can also bring you from Incheon Airport to Subway Stations such as Sinyongsan Station, Samgakji Station, Sookmyeong Women's University Station, Seoul Station, Myeongdong Station and Chungmuro Station (Hotel PJ). The following hotels are also one of the bus stops for bus 6001 from Incheon Airport: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel (galwoldong), Ibis Ambatel (Myeongdong), Seoul Royal Hotel (Uljiro), Best Western Gookdo Hotel (Uljiro 4-ga), Hotel Acacia (Western CO-OP Residence), Eastgate Tower Hotel (Uljiro Co-Op Residence), Toyoko-Inn Hotel or Toegye-ro 6 (Skypark Hotel Dongdaemun). To get to these bus stops, you can also take limousine shuttle bus 6001 from Incheon Airport which only costs 15,000Won.
Schedule / Timetable for Bus 6001 from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong
Limousine Bus 6001 departs from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong every 20-30 minutes. The first bus from Incheon International Airport to Myeongdong departs from the airport at 5.50am in the morning. On the other hand, the last bus will depart Incheon Airport at 10.40pm in the evening. Notice that there is no late nite bus for bus 6001 to Myeongdong. Therefore, if you flight arrive at Incheon Airport later than the last bus, you will need to export other options such as AREX train followed by Subway Train or take the taxi. Alternatively, you can also stay over night at Incheon Airport to catch the first shuttle bus to Myeongdong on the next day which departs at 5.50am.
Taking Bus 6001 from Myeongdong Station to Incheon International Airport
In order to take bus 6001 from Myeongdong Station to Incheon Airport, you need to board the bus from the Bus Stop across the road (opposite the arrival station). The bus fare is the same, which is KRW15,000. The limousine bus will take approximately 1 hour from Myeongdong to Incheon Airport. Be sure to catch an earlier shuttle bus to Incheon Airport to make sure that you have sufficient time to clear immigration and board the flight. You can also do your last round of shopping at Incheon Airport or claim your tax refund if you go to Incheon Airport earlier.
Should I take Bus 6001 or 6015 from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong, Seoul?
Actually, both bus 6001 and bus 6015 will take you from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong Station in Myeongdong (although the arrival station is opposite of each other on different site of the road). Even though bus 6001 ticket fare is the same compared to bus 6015 (KRW10,000), bus 6001 is slightly faster than bus 6015. Bus 6015 will take approximately 70-75 minutes to get from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong because Myeongdong Station is the last bus stop on its route. On the other hand, shuttle bus 6001 only takes 63-68 minutes from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong. This is because Myeongdong Station is only the 8th bus stop for limousine bus 6001 from Incheon Airport. Click here if you want to find out about bus 6015 from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong in Seoul city center.