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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(032) 741 0114
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +9
LocationSeoul Incheon International Airport is located 70km (43 miles) west of Seoul.
Airport codeICN
Country dialing code82
Airport newsOngoing development work includes construction of a second terminal building, due to open in 2015, and further major expansion set for completion by 2020. A high-speed Maglev link to Seoul is also under construction.
Transfer between terminalsThe two terminals are located in a single complex and connected by the Airport Transportation Centre.
Driving directionsThe airport is connected to Seoul by the Incheon International Airport Expressway, incorporating a suspension bridge, which is the only road to the airport. An expressway toll is payable to and from both 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; fares from around WON 45,000). Taxi stands are situated at the Arrivals floor exit.
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 is around 45 minutes, and the one-way fare is WON 13,300.
Water: a ferry service runs from Incheon to Yeongjong-do, but further transport arrangements must be made to get from the airport to the pier, and then into the city.
Car parkingLong and short-term parking facilities are available at the airport. 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 floor, in the boarding gate area and in the Transportation Center. For more detailed information, including magazines and brochures, travellers can contact the External Affairs Office (tel: (032) 741 2112).
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there are bureaux de change, banks and a post office at the airport. Mobile phone hire and internet access are available.
Eating and drinking: there is a vast selection of restaurants, snack bars, cafés, bars, ice cream parlours and fast-food outlets at the airport.
Shopping: four companies operate over 40 duty-free shops at the airport. There is a supermarket in the basement area.
Luggage: there are luggage storage facilities and a lost property office (tel: (032) 741 3114); the airport’s website lists all items found at the airport.
Other facilities: there is a medical centre, chemists, laundry, children's playrooms, massage parlour and a prayer room.
Conference and business facilitiesThe airport has two business centres: Diners Club International (tel: (032) 743 6100) and the Paradise Business Centre (tel: (032) 743 3660). Both have conference rooms equipped with videoconferencing systems. There is also a business centre in the Air Garden Transit Hotel, which offers secretarial services, photocopying, fax, computer, parcel delivery and messaging services (tel: (032) 743 3000; website: www.airgardenhotel.com). Conference and meetings facilities are available at the nearby Hyatt Regency Hotel (tel: (032) 745 1234; www.hyattregencyincheon.com) and Best Western Hotel (tel: (032) 743 1000; www.airporthotel.co.kr).
Disabled facilitiesThe airport has lifts and plenty of wheelchair-accessible toilets. Car parking spaces reserved for disabled drivers are available. Wheelchairs are provided free of charge; passengers requiring assistance should inform their airline prior to travel. The help phones located around the airport can be used to request assistance.
Airport hotelsThere is one hotel at the Seoul Incheon International Airport, a transit hotel within the terminal complex. There are also several other accommodation providers in the near vicinity. The local hotels offer free shuttles to and from the airport.

Hotel Queen Incheon Airport
Hotel Queen Incheon Airprot is located a short drive from the Seoul Incheon International Airport and provides a free shuttle bus service to and from the terminals. Hotel facilities include high-speed internet and an on-site restaurant.
Jung-gu 2801-5, Incheon Airport Town Square
Incheon 400-833, South Korea
Tel: (032) 747 0070
Web: www.hotelqueen.com

Air Garden Transit Hotel
The Air Garden Transit Hotel is integrated with the passenger terminal building. It features numerous restaurants, which it shares with the terminal itself, and rooms can be taken for periods of six hours and above.
Jung-gu, Incheon International Airport 2172-1
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 743 3000
Web: www.airgardenhotel.com

Hyatt Regency Incheon
The Hyatt Regency Incheon is a short journey from the airport, with meeting facilities and leisure centre (with pool). The hotel also offers a courtesy shuttle.
Jung-gu, 2850-1 Woonseo-Dong
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 745 1234
Web: www.hyattregencyincheon.com

Best Western Premier Incheon Airport
The 306-room Best Western Premier Incheon Airport hotel is located within the terminal complex and offers a range of dining options. Other facilities include a ballroom, a free business centre, a fitness room and an indoor golf range.
Jung-Gu, 2850-4 International Business Center
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 743 1000
Web: www.airporthotel.co.kr

Hotel Incheon Airport
Hotel Incheon Airport is a short drive from the Seoul Incheon International Airport and provides a complimentary 24-hour shuttle bus service to/from the terminals. Other facilities include a Jacuzzi, indoor golf driving range and on-site dining options.
Unseo dong, Jung-Ku
2790-4 Airport Town Square
Incheon, South Korea
Tel: (032) 752 2066
Web: www.incheon-hotel.com
Full airport name(Seoul) Incheon International Airport
State or provinceSouth Korea
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