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City Tour

The best way to see popular tourist destinations within a limited time frame is to use the City Tour Bus, which stops at major spots throughout the city. The Seoul City Tour Bus is designed as an effective transit solution that allows its patrons to hop from destination to destination.

The Seoul City Tour Bus is a great mode of transportation whether you’re visiting as a foreigner or as a native. It was designed to be an effective transit solution, allowing its patrons the ease to hop from one destination to another. One ticket will grant you access to all its routes throughout the day. Simply get off at your chosen attraction, tour the area, and catch the next bus according to the bus schedule to continue your trip.

Traditional Culture Course


Gangnam City Tour

Gangnam City Tour

Downtown Palace Course

Downtown Palace Course

Seoul Panorama Course

Seoul Panorama Course

Night View Bus(Single-decker)


Night View Course (Double-decker)



  • Multi-language voice guidance system :The headphones installed in every seat allow tourists to receive the city’s tourist spot guidance service in four languages – Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese.
  • LCD monitor:Each seat is fitted with an LCD monitor that displays destination information before each stop.
  • Interpreter:One interpreter is available on each bus.(A least one of the following languages is provided: Japanese, English, Chinese.)
  • Leaflets:Leaflets containing information on available courses on the City Tour Bus (Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese )

Departure Point and Operating Hours

Departure Point and Operating Hours

CategoryTraditional Market CourseGangnam City TourCity Course
Downtown Palace CourseSeoul Panorama CourseNight View Bus (Single-decker)Night View Course (Double-decker)
Departing FromWest side of Dongdaemun Design PlazaGangnam Tourism Information Center In front of Dongwha Duty Free Shop, Gwanghwamun (Gwanghwamun Station, Subway Line 5, Exit 6)
Time9:30-18:30 (October -March, 9:30:17:10)10:00 ~ 20:009:00-21:00 (Last bus at 19:00)09:00-17:0019:30 (July- September, 20:00)19:30 (July- September, 20:00)
Interval35 min.Approx. 1 hour30 min.1hourOnce a dayOnce a day
HolidaysOpen 365 daysOpen 365 days Mondays

  • ※ Open as usual in case Monday is a Public Holiday
  • ※ Open as usual during summer holidays/vacations (fourth week of July to August 15)

Price and Inquiries

CategoryTraditional Market CourseGangnam City TourCity Course
Downtown Palace CourseSeoul Panorama CourseNight View Bus (Single-decker)Night View Course (Double-decker)
Adult15,000 won*12,000 KRW (1 day) 18,000 KRW (2 days)*12,000 won
Teenager or Younger10,000 won3-18 years of age: 10,000 KRW 48 months-12 years of age: 6,000 KRW (1 day) 13-18 years of age: 15,000 KRW 48 months-12 years of age: 10,000 KRW (2 days)10,000 won
Ticket OfficeAt each bus station in front of Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul Station or Gwanghwamun Sejong Center for the Performing Arts Gangnam Tourism Information CenterTicket office near Gwanghwamun Koreana Hotel

*Also, celebrating the opening of the transfer between the Gangnam and Gangbuk routes, transfer tickets are discounted up to 75% until the end of June. Purchasing tickets separately for an adult for the panorama route (KRW 15,000) and the ring route (KRW 12,000) costs KRW 27,000 total, but one transfer ticket only costs KRW 18,000.


※ Panorama Route (15,000 won) + Gangnam Ring Route (3,000 won, 75% discount)

※ Gangnam Ring Route (12,000 won) + Panorama Route (6,000 won, 60% discount)


In the case of using only the ring route, the ticket costs 5,000 won, 7,000 won discounted from the normal fare of 12,000 won.


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