Do you want to know how to get to the gwanghwamun (station)?
There are many ways you can get to gwanghwamun (station) such as public transportation (bus, subway / metro),
taxi and Blacklink limo/transfer/shuttle service.
Distance : 61.435km
Time : 1h 17min
Fare : 8.8
Distance : 58.949km
Time : 48min
Fare : 49.6
Since most public transportations (bus, subway/metro) are not available 24/7,
make sure to check the bus schedules when using late night bus. During busy hours,
it is hard to find a taxi driver and the you may have to pay for extra fare for late night use.
Despite of a bit higher price, Blacklink provides a hassle free and comfortable door-to-door transfer
service from Incheon Airport (ICN) and Gimpo Airport (GMP) to your lodging or from
your lodging to ICN and GMP.
Don't sweat outside waiting for other transportation with your luggage. Make a round trip
reservation with Blacklink as you plan for your trip. It is easy, convenient and available 24/7.
Then, the assigned Blacklink driver will greet you at the arrival and will drive you to
the gwanghwamun (station).
You can use Blacklink for not only hotel but also Gimpo Airport (GMP),
Myeongdong, Jongno-gu, guesthouse, resort, airbnb, lodging and anywhere you want to go in Korea.
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gwanghwamun (station) information
The area in front of Gwanghwamun, known as the Gwanghwamun Plaza, was opened as a public open space on 1 August 2009. It is part of the Seoul Metropolitan Government's plans for environmentally friendly renovation projects such as the Cheonggye Stream and Seoul Plaza.
In a poll of nearly 2,000 foreign visitors, conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in November 2011, stated that watching the changing of the guards at the main gate as their third favorite activity in Seoul. The royal changing of the guard ceremony is held in front of the main gate every hour from 10:00 to 15:00.
On 23 September 2012, the Seoul Metropolitan Government started on a trial basis, a 550-m designated section of Sejong-ro as pedestrian-only but permitted for cyclists. The section includes the road from the Gwanghwamun three-way intersection, along Gwanghwamun Plaza in front of the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts to the Sejong-ro intersection.