Itaewon is one of the favourite destination in Seoul for tourists and foreigners because of its culture diversity, shopping, entertainment and night life. The best thing about making Itaewon your base for your visit to Seoul is that you can get to Itaewon directly via Limousine Bus 6030 from Incheon Airport. From here, you can explore the rest of Seoul through Itaewon Subway Station which is located on LINE 6 of Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Itaewon Station is also on the route of Seoul City Tour Bus Downtown Tour.
How to take Limousine Bus 6030 from Incheon Airport to Itaewon?
Upon arriving at Incheon International Airport, you can proceed to the bus ticket booth next to Gates 4 and 9 inside the arrival hall at first floor. There are also bus ticket booth located outside the passenger terminal next to Gates 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13 and 9C. Buy your bus ticket at any ticket booth for Bus 6030 to Itaewon. The price of the bus ticket is KRW15,000 per person (discount available for children). For Terminal 1 (T1), after you have bought the ticket, proceed to Bus Stop 6B or Bus Stop 13A to wait for the arrival of Limousine Bus 6030. For the new Terminal 2 (T2), you can take the bus at 1 basement floor Number 32
Do not worry if you have a lot of baggages because there are designated space on the bus and under-compartment to store them. Just remember to collect them when you arrive at your destination. The next arrival bus stop will be announced in English, Korean, Japanese and Chinese (Mandarin).
Where to alight when arriving at Itaewon from Incheon Airport
If you are taking limousine bus 6030 from Incheon Airport to Itaewon Station, you can alight at Hamilton Hotel Bus Stop at the main street of Itaewon. This bus stop is next to EXIT 4 of Itaewon Subway Station on LINE 4 of Seoul Metropolitan Subway.
|Alight bus 6030 at Hamilton Hotel bus stop which is located at Itaewon Station (Subway Station).|
|1st Avenue and Hamilton Shopping Center and Hamilton Hotel in Itaewon opposite the bus stop of bus 6030 from Incheon Airport|
The Hamilton Hotel bus stop is located right at the main shopping and sightseeing street of Itaewon. EXIT 4 of Itaewon subway station is located a few steps from this bus stop at the cross junction. The 1st Avenue and historic Hamilton Hotel and Hamilton Shopping Center in Itaewon is just across the street from this bus stop. There are also pubs, comestic shops and restaurants along this street.
Apart from Hamilton Hotel station in Itaewon, bus 6030 from Incheon Airport also stops at many places in Seoul along the way. The bus route for bus 6030 from Incheon Airport is as below:
Incheon Airport -> National Assembly -> Kensington Hotel -> Conrad Seoul IFC Hotel -> Yeouido Stock Exchange -> Sibeom Apartment -> Wonhyo-ro 3-ga (Yongmun Market) -> Yongsan Electronics Market -> Yongsan Station -> Yongsan Tax Office -> Ichon Station-> Hangang Middle School -> Capital Hotel -> Crown Hotel -> Hamilton Hotel (Itaewon Station) -> IP Boutique Hotel -> Hangangjin Station -> Hannam-dong -> Bogwang dong -> Dongbinggo Dong
Limousine Bus Schedule from Incheon Airport to Itaewon
Limousine bus 6030 from Incheon Airport will take about 1 hour 20 minutes to reach Itaewon. There is a bus departing from Incheon Airport to Itaewon every 25 to 30 minutes throughout the day. According to the bus schedule from Incheon Airport to Itaewon, the first bus to Itaewon departs from Incheon Airport at 6.30am early in the morning and the last bus departs from Incheon Airport at 11.00pm before midnight.
Limousine Bus Schedule from Itaewon to Incheon Airport
If you plan to take Limousine Bus 6030 from Itaewon to Incheon Airport, you can catch the bus at the same bus stop as your arrival bus stop at Itaewon. If you are taking early flight at Incheon Airport, you can take the first bus at Hamilton Hotel bus stop at Itaewon at 4.32am early morning. Be sure to be there at least 10 minutes earlier to avoid missing the bus because the bus is usually quite punctual and arrive according to the bus schedule. If you are taking late night flight at Incheon Airport, the last bus for bus 6030 from Itaewon to Incheon Airport is departing from Hamilton Hotel bus stop at 10.22pm. The frequency of the bus is also about every 25 to 30 minutes throughout the day.
How to go from Incheon Airport to Itaewon?
In short, taking limousine 6030 is the easiest way to get from Incheon Airport to Itaewon. The fare is affordable (15,000Won). Unlike taking airport railway, there is no need to transfer from AREX train to subway at Seoul Station. For those reasons, many tourists who have a lot of baggages and travel with young children and elderly prefer to take limousine bus 6030 from Incheon Airport to Itaewon.