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Seoul Metro

Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-9980-7290
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
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“t money card” (492 reviews)
“rush hour” (78 reviews)
“station names” (56 reviews)
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Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have used the metro system in various countries: Northern Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, or even Malaysia and Thailand. I have to say that it requires my best skill to survive the Seoul Metro. The complexed map is not the problem. The real problem is...More

Thank Patt P
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Reviewed today via mobile

The subway system is easy to use. Even though I cannot read Hanji, I could understand the subway stations on the bus routes to figure out the connections via Google Maps. The subways & buses have Korean & English announcements before each stop.

Thank MarJoHK
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Reviewed yesterday

It's qutie easy to take the metro in Seoul and you can easily access to anywhere by metro. My friend recommend an apps (Subway) on phone that make it much easier. You can input the depart and arrive station and it'll tell you how you...More

Thank Chezmoi2402
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I jsut used it twice but it was really on time and easy access to all lines from the main station. It was on time and easy access

Thank Jijoy V
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a New Yorker, I have HUGE subway-envy! Can the people that run this metro please move to New York City and transform our horrible transit system? Please?? This metro is easy to use and SO CLEAN!! The trains are clean, the stations are clean...More

Thank conciergeinnewyork
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time visit with minimal previous metro experience and we were able to get around. Just double check your stations and lines to make sure you get on in the right direction. Very clean.

Thank T9839XLmonicab
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Seoul's metro system is probably one of the best of its kind. There is literally no place in this metropolis that you can't reach by subway. Although sometimes you must expect to travel hours on it :)

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

clean and easy to use..there's a person who will assist behind you if you don't know how will you get the ticket going to an specific place...from airport going to the nearest underground mall shopping will take more than an hour...but it's really nice choice...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used it whilst in Seoul just like metro in Shanghai and Hong Kong. In English and easy to navigate. If you're used to any metro this one should be no problem. If you buy single ticket you have to pay a small deposit which you...More

Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to learn the alphabet in order to read signs and make travel easy, but all of the signs were translated, as were the maps. Grateful for the extra efforts they put in to make everything easily navigable.

Thank Kimberley42
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albara90
3 April 2018|
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Response from Krystal W | Reviewed this property |
You can download the app called Kakao Metro, it's really useful! it tells you the time of the trains as well. You can buy T-money card at any 7Eleven, Cu, GS25 or at a station. You can then top up at a machine in any... More
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amirk973
5 March 2018|
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Response from Nikki G | Reviewed this property |
I recommend Itaewon or Myeongdong (a lot of things to see in this area). They’re pretty much the center of all the touristy areas. I stayed at a hostel called Philstay Myeongdong. A two minute walk from the metro.
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amirk973
1 March 2018|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
I live in Seoul and have been to Hong Kong a number of times...... I would suggest 3 days in HK and 4 in Seoul. There is plenty to see in both places, but I would say slightly more time in Seoul is needed to really get a... More
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