Airport Railroad Launches Pre-Online Transportation Card Sales Service for Inbound Passengers
- Online pre-purchased transportation card can now be received on the Express train.
- Passengers can seamlessly transfer from the Express train to Lines 1 and 4 at Seoul Station, improving transfer convenience and shortening travel routes
Passengers using the Express train faced a lengthy and complex transfer process as they had to exit the gate at Seoul Station with their Express train ticket after disembarking and then purchase another transportation card to transfer to other subway lines.
The pre-online transportation card sales service enables passengers to purchase a transportation card through the ‘Airport Railroad Express train (Pre-Booking) Application’ before entering Korea. Passengers can conveniently pick up the pre-purchased transportation card on the Express train and seamlessly transfer from Seoul Station.
The pre-purchase of the transportation card is available from 60 days before boarding the Express train until the day before boarding through the 'Airport Railroad Express Train (Pre-Booking) Application. The cost of the transportation card is 10,000 won, including a 5,000-won charge.
The purchased transportation card will be handed directly to passengers by train staff during the journey on the Exress train to Seoul Station. Using the pre-purchased transportation card, passengers can transfer conveniently when arriving at Seoul Station and transferring to other subway lines in the metropolitan area. There is no need to exit the gate, purchase a new transportation card, or re-enter the gate.
An Airport Railroad representative stated, "To facilitate the start of Seoul tourism for inbound passengers who are first-time users of Korean public transportation, especially those connecting from Incheon Airport to Seoul Station, we have introduced pre-sale of transportation cards“
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