Subway, Seoul

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    The subway system is the most...

    by leonik Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    The subway system is the most efficient way of getting around Seoul. Station names, ticket windows and transfer signs are all clearly displayed in English as well as Korean.

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    Plane. Period.

    by bard24 Written Aug 25, 2002

    SUBWAY SUBWAY SUBWAY, although taxis are relatively cheap. Busses can be confusing, even for people that live here. Ask someone who knows, and see if they will go with you! Remember, traffic is ALWAYS bad, so taxi fares for even short rides can get expensive.

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    Subway: Very confusing until...

    by moremaga Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Subway: Very confusing until you get the hang of it. For some reason it was a lot harder to figure out where to go compared to subways in other places I've been to: (Singapore, Honkong, Paris, London, Tokyo, etc) Or maybe I'm just slow...
    Keep at it and you'll catch on
    Fares: Single Tickets to places within Seoul is 600 won (zone 1) or 700 won (zone 2), a transfer ticket is 990 won for zone 1 and 1090 won for zone 2.

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    Subway is the most important...

    by kgurl Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Subway is the most important means of transportation in Seoul. The subway in Seoul was inaugurated on August 15, 1974, for the 7.8km section between Seoul Station and Cheongnyangni Station.

    Currently, the Seoul subway system is made up of Lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Eight subway lines and a surface line of the government-run Korean National Railroad (KNR) merging with them serve Seoulites and visitors most effectively. Colored differently between lines, Seoul subway lines link the farthest parts of Seoul and its satellite cities and cross each other at various transferable stations, marked by the symbol.

    In general, subway trains operate at intervals of 2.5 to 3 minutes during the morning and evening rush hours, and at intervals of 4 to 6 minutes during the non-rush hours.

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    It is always crowded with many...

    by Sarah97 Written Aug 24, 2002

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    It is always crowded with many people and many cars. So, subway is the best way not to waste time on the road.
    However if you are planning to ride on the subway, it will be better to avoid rush hours. It is really crowded and you wouldn't feel good about being jammed in the train -_-;.

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    From Subway to Subway

    by jckim Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Easy,Clean,Fast, and Cheap price of transfortation in Seoul.
    Total 8 Lines 286.9km operation to ground and undergraound of Seoul.

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    by kiwigal_1 Updated Aug 26, 2004

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    This is a map of Seoul's extensive subway. It is best to view this by clicking on the picture to enlarge it.

    Seoul Subway
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    by HyperMKIV Written Apr 28, 2004

    the subway is great...always on time and runs late too!!! inexpensive and you can pretty much get to anywhere in seoul you need to go...

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