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Seoul, South Korea Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 159
Total Sleeping Rooms 32,673
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 1,700
Committable Meeting Rooms* 67
Convention Center Space 4,600,000 Sq. Mtr.
Largest Exhibit Space 360,070 Sq. Mtr.
Largest Ballroom 713,100 Sq. Mtr.
Average Hotel Room Rate KRW 254,642
Average Daily Meal Cost KRW 160,535
Average Weekly Car Rental KRW 377,552
*Maximum for a single hotel

Seoul, South Korea Airport Information

Incheon International Airport (IIA)

One of the largest and busiest airports in the world, and ranked as one of the world's best, Incheon International Airport serves as one of the main travel hubs of Northeast Asia and sits about one hour's drive outside of Seoul. Within the airport, travelers can find a sanctuary of serenity in one of the many gardens dispersed throughout Incheon. In addition to its gorgeous setting, Incheon also features a host of shopping, dining, and leisure services catering to travelers. Travelers will also want to stop at the Korean Culture Museum, a joint initiative with the National Museum of Korea. The museum features artifacts and exhibits detailing the country's 5,000-year history. Bus service is available.

Gimpo International Airport (GMP)

Prior to completion of Incheon International Airport, travelers to Seoul arrived via Gimpo International Airport, which sits about a 20-minute drive from the city. Today, Gimpo serves travelers throughout Korea, Japan, and China. The airport contains a domestic and international terminal that is home to a number of dining and shopping options. Public transportation is available.

Seoul, South Korea Public Transportation


Operated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the Seoul bus system features four primary bus lines that serve most of the city. Seoul has four different types of buses: blue, green, red, and yellow. To make it simpler for passengers to navigate bus routes, a numbering system was introduced to facilitate recognition of route outlines. The system uses cash or transportation cards. Fares vary by bus type. Regular buses are less expensive, but involve more stops and longer destination times. Express bus lines are more comfortable and cater to tourists with English-speaking drivers.


One of the largest subway systems in the world, the Seoul Metropolitan Subway system is a quick and economical way to hop around the city. This system operates 20 lines that serve Seoul, Incheon, Gyeonggi Province, and northern Chungnam Province.

Rental Cars

Rental car companies represented at Incheon International Airport include Avis and Hertz, while those at Gimpo International Airport include AJ, Lotte, and Pacific Rent-A-Car.


Visitors traveling to Seoul from Incheon International Airport should expect to pay approximately 55,000 KRW in taxi fare, while those traveling from Gimpo International Airport should expect to pay approximately 26,000 KRW in taxi fare.

Distance To...

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
Shanghai, CN 2,718 km 5+ hrs 1 hr 40 min KRW 203,554+
Daejeon, KR 174 km 1 hr 52 min n/a N/A
Tokyo, JP 1,490 km n/a 2 hr KRW 223,672+
Taipei, TW 3,861 km n/a 4 hr 30 min KRW 282,845+
Incheon, KR 46 km 34 min n/a N/A
Daegu, KR 308 km 3 hr 9 min 3 hr 10 min KRW 143,198+
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