>Satellite view of Seoul
Seoul is shown in a satellite view. Below you may find the locations of KIAS and Incheon International Airport. Click the marks located in the satellite map.
From Incheon Airport to KIAS
From the Airport to Koreana Hotel
Incheon International Airport
Take the KAL Limousine Bus bound for 'Seoul City Hall'. Route name is 'Seoul City Hall' and the bus stop at the airport is No. '4B' or '11A'. It will take about 80 minutes from the airport to the hotel. The bus runs every 20 minutes and the fare is 14,000 Korean won. Please click here for more information.
* Limousine Bus Route
Take the subway line No. 5 at Gimpo Airport and get off at Gwanghwamun station. It takes about 2 minutes to walk from the station (Exit No. 6).
From Koreana Hotel to KIAS
In each morning there will be a free shuttle service from Koreana hotel to KIAS. In case that you miss the shuttle, it is easy to use taxi services in Seoul. While most taxi drivers may not be fluent in English, they can connect you to a English translator by phone. Just look for a banner saying "Free Interpretation" on the side window of taxi cab. Also, you may print the KIAS campus map and this page and show them to the driver.
Invited speakers will stay at Koreana Hotel. The hotel is located in the center of Seoul and surrounded by the scenic view of Hill Namsan and Mt. Bukhansan. Many tourist attractions such as Cheonggyecheon, Deoksugung and department stores are just a few steps away.
Holiday Inn Seongbuk is about 30-minute walking distance from KIAS. Seoul is a pretty safe place to walk around throughout day and night. So, you may walk from the hotel to KIAS if you wish.
Ulji-Ro CO-OP Residence
Near Dongdaemun subway station. It will take more than 40 min from here to KIAS using public transports.
Near Korea university. It is cheap but rooms are small.
For more hotel information please visit this website.
Weather in Seoul
Please visit this website for current information on the weather in Seoul.
The unit of Korean currency is Won. Major foreign currencies, traveller's checks, and major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, banks and airports. Please visit this website for up-to-date information on the exchange rate.
Passport and Visa
Visitors with a passport and return ticket can stay in Korea for up to 15 days without a visa (with exception of a few countries). It is advised to consult the nearest Korean Consulate for details. If you need general information and assistance from KIAS, please contact us.
March 29. 2011 08:19:24