Do you want to know how to get to the myeongdong (station)?
There are many ways you can get to myeongdong (station) such as public transportation (bus, subway / metro),
taxi and Blacklink limo/transfer/shuttle service.
Distance : 60.515km
Time : 1h 16min
Fare : 8.8
Distance : 61.401km
Time : 1h 16min
Fare : 53.0
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 myeongdong (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.
Check out Blacklink customer review posted below.
Blacklink real review
Highly recommended for both convenience, reliability and customer service communications considering none of us in our group spoken any Korean. With at least 6 cases between the four of us excluding hand luggage, a really early check-in for at least one of us and the airport at least an hour away, we decided to share a cab as we weren't sure if the airport bus/trains ran as early as 5:30am. Making the reservation online was easy and all email communications were clear. I was worried that they would not be able to find the building as we were not staying in a hotel and building works outside meant the driver wasn't able to stop directly outside. However, after sending them a couple of photos, from my phone and telling them where we would be waiting for them, were acknowledged and passed on to Mr Lee, our driver, who arrived promptly and was very helpful in getting our cases into his clean and comfy vehicle. I was impressed that we were also informed of who our driver was, along with his picture, and the vehicle and registration details.
We had a party of 5 people + luggage. The car was clean and spacious. The driver even came 30 min earlier than the time initially requested. We were very pleased with this service. Awesome service and very professional.
This is the best offer right now when it comes to taxi services for foreigners in Seoul. I managed to make reservation on Saturday 4PM for Sunday 9AM, which is less than 24h and without knowing Korean. I must mentioned that all similar services were not operating due to weekend or need some Korean in order to make a reservation. Moreover, the price was not very high comparing the service I have receive. I would like to add that I had a bit unusual reservation because I was travelling with 4 big boxes. The driver was very polite, few minutes before time and had communicative English.
I thought that the service was excellent! Well done! Thanks!
This actually was very easy to use. My friend and I are both 18 and arrived in Incheon at 11 pm so we wanted a driver to pick us up as opposed to taking a late bus/train. As soon as we exited the main terminal our driver was standing with my name on a sign. The drive was quick and there was hardly any traffic probably because of the time it was. Our driver made sure that we arrived at the right place before leaving us there.
Returning to the airport after our trip we used the AREX since it was during the day. I would definitely use black link again if we arrived at night or had a lot of luggage with us.
myeongdong (station) information
Myeongdong Festival has been hosted since 1982 to vitalize the commercial area and encourage tourism. It is usually held twice a year: from the end of March to the middle of April in spring, and the month of September in autumn. Parades, music and dance performances, fashion shows and other spectacles are part of the festivities. Many shops and stores offer product sales and discounts during this time as well.
In 2012, the area hosted the street parade of the Cheonan World Dance Festival in October.
Myeongdong is one of Seoul's main shopping districts featuring mid-to-high priced retail stores and international brand outlets, including Lacoste, Polo Ralph Lauren, Forever 21, Bulgari and Louis Vuitton, as well as Korean cosmetics brands such as Nature Republic, Missha, The Face Shop and Skin Food. It is a particularly popular area for young people and tourists as a center for fashion and sight-seeing. Several large shopping centers and department stores are in the district including Lotte Department Store, Shinsegae Department Store, Migliore, M Plaza, and Noon Square.
In August 2012, as part of Lotte Department Store's expansion programme into China, a replica of the street of Myeongdong is featured in its new store in Tianjin, with outlets of Missha, The Face Shop and Skin Food.
The floating population of Myeongdong is estimated to be around 2 million a day and in terms of floorspace rents, Myeongdong is one of the most expensive shopping districts in the world. Many hotels, restaurants, cinemas, theaters, and historical sites complete the diverse mixture of the area. In a poll of nearly 2,000 foreign visitors, conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in November 2011, stated that 13.4 percent named shopping in Myeongdong as their favorite activity in Seoul.