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AREX Guidelines


AREX Guidelines

AREX(Airport Railroad Express), spelled A'REX as a brand name, is a South Korean commuter rail line that links Incheon International Airport with Seoul Station via Gimpo International Airport. The section between the two airports opened on March 23, 2007, the extension to Seoul Station opened December 29, 2010

Travel from Seoul Incheon Airport (ICN) to downtown Seoul in only 43 minutes! Is more faster and cheaper than travel the bus!



Operating hours/ Intervals Express Train: Incheon Int.l Airport Station → Seoul Station 05:20 (first train) - 21:45 (last train) / interval of approx. 35 minutes

All Stop Train: Incheon Int’l Airport Station → Seoul Station 05:23 (first train) - 23:42 (last train) / interval of approx. 10 minutes


Journey Time

- Express Train ﹕43minutes

- All stop Train ﹕58minutes



Incheon Int'l Airport   Seoul Station (standard fare)

 - Express Train: Adult 8,000won Child 6,900won 

 - All stop Train: Adult 4,150won

* Above fare is based on a standard one-time use transportation card (Including 500 won refundable Deposit). Deposit can be refunded at the arrival station.


Ticketing and boarding location

 Express Train

-Seoul station: Express Train Information Center in 2nd basement of Seoul Station 

-Incheon Int’l Airport: Express Train Information Center in 1st basement of Incheon Int’l Transportation Center

All stop Train

Single Journey Ticket / Commutation ticket / Prepaid card: Automatic Ticket Machine / Customer Information Center

Prepaid card: Convenience stores in the station


Travel center

AREX Travel Center is the place to find all about Korea with convenience and enjoyment. Our tour managers (English / Japanese / Chinese available) provides one stop guidance and reservation services about train ticketing, attractions, transportation, hotels and travel in Korea.



Incheon International Airport

 - Travel Center(B1)

Service Hour: 07:00 ~ 21:30 (every day opened)  

Contacts: +82-32-743-0211~2

- Arrival Hall AREX Booth(1F)

Service Hour: 07:00 ~ 21:30 (every day opened) Contacts: +82-32-743-5788

Travel Store(B1)

Service Hour: 08:00 ~ 20:00 (every day opened) Contacts: +82-32-743-0213

Seoul Station 

- Travel Center(B2)

Service Hour: 08:00 ~ 21:00 (every day opened) Contacts: +82-2-364-0211

Hongik Univ.

 - Travel Center(B2)

Service Hour: 08:00 ~ 21:00 (every day opened) Contacts: +82-2-334-0211



Available Service﹕

Train Ticketing

- AREX Express


Tour Service

- Hotel / Performance / City Tour Bus Reservation

- Baggage Storage / Delivery

- Coat Room / Laundry Service

AREX Express + Travel Goods

- T-money Card / International Taxi

- USIM Card

- Baggage Storage / Delivery

- Coat Room Service

Tourist Attraction /Transportation Information

- Korean Tourist Attraction

- Transportation Information

- Internet Searching

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