About Chuncheon

Chuncheon is the capital Gangwon, a province in the North East of South Korea.

Surrounded by hills, the Sinyeongang River and Uiamho Lake, Chuncheon is a pleasant city offering a variety of outdoor and cultural activities for tourists to enjoy during their visit.

Many of the city’s top tourist attractions are outdoors, including Namiseom, Jungdo Island, Cheongpyeongsa Temple, Gongjicheon area, Wido Island, Soyanggang River, Samaksan Mountain, Deongseon Waterfall, Gugok Waterfall, Jipdarigol Natural Forest, and Chuncheon Hunting Camp.

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Getting to Chuncheon

FROM INCHEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Bus
From Seoul's Incheon International Airport the easiest way to get to Chuncheon is via intercity bus.

Wait for the bus at platform 8A. Buses cost about W13,700. There are also buses available from Yangyang and Heongseong (Wonju) airports.

FROM SEOUL
Train
Chuncheon is located at the end of the Gyeongchun Rail Line, which connects the city to Cheongnyangni Station in Seoul (which you can access via Seoul subway, line 1).

It costs about W5,500 to take the train from Seoul to Chuncheon Station, 190, Geunhoe-dong, Chuncheon-si (tel. 033/255-6550), or Namchuncheon Station, 366, Toegye-dong, Chuncheon-si (tel. 033/1544-7788). Trains run every hour and take about 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Bus
You can also take a bus from Seoul's Express Bus Terminal or the Sangbong Terminal to the Chuncheon Bus Terminal. Buses take about 90 minutes.

Car
Driving to Chuncheon, the city is the northern end of the Jung-ang Expressway (road 55), which runs through Wonju and continues down south to Busan.

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Photo: Korea Tourism Organization
Photo: Korea Tourism Organization
Photo: Korea Tourism Organization
Photo: Korea Tourism Organization
Photo: Korea Tourism Organization
Photo: Korea Tourism Organization
Photo: Korea Tourism Organization

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