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Incheon International Airport (ICN)

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Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Address2850 Unseo-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon City 400-700, South Korea
Telephone(02) 1577 2600.
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT Korea Standard Time: GMT/UTC +9
LocationSeoul Incheon International Airport is located 70km (43 miles) west of Seoul.
Airport codeICN
Airport newsOngoing development work includes construction of a second terminal building (due to open in 2015) and further expansion set for completion by 2020. The high-speed Maglev link to Seoul is also under construction.
Driving directionsForm central Seoul, take the Gangbyeonbuk-ro route northwards and turn off onto the eastbound Incheon International Airport Expressway – this leads directly to the airport site. An expressway toll is payable from/to Incheon and Seoul.
Car rentalCar hire is available from Avis and Kumho Rent A Car, with desks located in Arrivals.
Public transport and taxisBus: Passengers can choose between numerous limousine or regular inter-city buses. The inter-city buses stop at the major districts and hotels around Seoul. For a full listing of bus routes, visit the airport's website. Journey times and fares vary according to comfort, standard and route. There is also a network of regional buses serving other districts.
Taxi: Regular, deluxe and ‘jumbo’ taxis (for up to nine people) can be hired at the airport (journey time to central Seoul: 50 minutes; fare: from ₩45,000). Taxi stands are situated at the exit in Arrivals.
Rail: The Airport Railroad Express (tel: (032) 745 7788; www.arex.or.kr) links Incheon with Gimpo Airport and local subway services into Seoul (journey time: 45 minutes; fare: ₩8,000).
Water: A ferry service runs from Incheon to Yeongjong-do. Taxis can be used to travel from the airport to the pier in Incheon.
Car parkingLong- and short-term parking facilities are available at Seoul Incheon International Airport. The short-term car park is linked to the terminal by walkways. An airport shuttle bus runs from the long-term car park to the passenger terminal. For parking information, call (032) 741 7700.
Information and help desksInformation counters are situated on the first and third floors, in the boarding gate areas and in the Airport Transportation Centre. For more detailed information (including magazines and brochures), travellers can contact the External Affairs Office (tel: (032) 741 2112).
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There is a selection of bureaux de change and banks in the public area and additional currency exchange kiosks in the departures area.
Communications: Mobile phone hire and Wi-Fi internet access is available. A post office and an internet lounge can be found near the duty-free shopping area.
Food: Restaurants, snack bars, cafés, bars, ice cream parlours and fast-food outlets abound at Seoul Incheon International Airport. These include eateries serving both South Korean and Western cuisine.
Shopping: There is a good selection of duty-free shops at the airport selling a range of goods, including fashion accessories, electronics and perfumes. Additionally, there are convenience stores and bookshops for basic needs at various points within the terminal complex.
Luggage: Luggage storage facilities are available. The lost property office (tel: (032) 741 3114) lists all items found at the airport on the airport website.
Other facilities: Other facilities at Seoul Incheon International Airport include a medical centre, chemists, laundry, children’s playrooms and a prayer room. The airport also has a number of gardens in which to relax as well as a spa, ice skating rink and golf driving range.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are two business centres within the airport, both of which have conference rooms equipped with videoconferencing systems.Off-site, the Incheon Airport Transit Hotel (tel: (032) 743 3000; www.airgardenhotel.com) offers secretarial services, photocopying, fax, computer, parcel delivery and messaging services. Conference and meeting facilities are available at the Hyatt Regency Incheon hotel (tel: (032) 745 1234; www.hyatt.com) and Best Western Premier Incheon Airport hotel (tel: (032) 743 1000; book.bestwestern.com).
Disabled facilitiesSeoul Incheon International Airport has lifts, wheelchair-accessible toilets and telephones for assistance. Wheelchairs are provided free of charge; passengers requiring assistance should inform their airline prior to travel. Disabled drivers can make use of reserved parking spaces in the airport car parks.
Airport hotelsThere is a transit hotel at Seoul Incheon International Airport, with several full-service accommodation options in the near vicinity. Most local hotels offer free shuttles to and from the airport. Our Seoul Incheon International Airport guide includes the following hotels:

Hotel Queen Incheon Airport
A good value hotel linked to the airport by a free shuttle bus, Hotel Queen Incheon Airport features an on-site restaurant and provides high-speed internet access.
Jung-gu, 2801-5, Incheon Airport Town Square
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 747 0070.
Web: www.hotelqueen.com

Incheon Airport Transit Hotel
The Incheon Airport Transit Hotel is integrated with the passenger terminal building. It shares a range of restaurants and facilities with the terminal itself, and rooms can be taken for periods of six hours or more.
Jung-gu, Incheon International Airport 2172-1
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 743 3000.
Web: www.airgardenhotel.com

Hyatt Regency Incheon
Housing a range of meeting facilities as well as a leisure centre, stylish bar and restaurant, Hyatt Regency Incheon is, like most hotels in the area, linked to the airport by a shuttle.
Jung-gu, 2850-1 Woonseo-Dong
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 745 1234.
Web: www.hyatt.com

Best Western Premier Incheon Airport
The 306-room Best Western Premier Incheon Airport hotel is less than three minutes from the airport and offers a range of dining options. Among its more interesting facilities is a ballroom and an indoor golf range, while business and fitness services are also available. A free shuttle bus service operates to the terminals.
Jung-Gu, 2850-4 International Business Center
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 743 1000.
Web: book.bestwestern.com

Hotel Incheon Airport
Boasting a Jacuzzi, indoor golf driving range and on-site dining options, Hotel Incheon Airport is a short journey from Seoul Incheon International Airport via a complimentary 24-hour shuttle bus service.
Unseo dong, Jung-Ku, 2790-4 Airport Town Square
Incheon City, South Korea
Tel: (032) 752 2066.
Web: www.incheon-hotel.com
Full airport nameSeoul Incheon International Airport
State or provinceSouth Korea
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