The subway service is available in the Metropolitan Seoul region, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju and Daejeon.
The service is similar in all of these cities, but the price of a one-trip ticket varies slightly depending on the city.
One-time transportation card
After selecting a destination, insert a 500-won deposit and service fare into the ticket machine [called a One-time ticket sales/Transportation Card Charger], and retrieve a ticket issued by the machine. If you return the one-time ticket to the deposit refund device, you will receive the deposit.
Ordinary tickets and term passes
Purchase both ordinary tickets and term passes from an automatic ticketing machine. Ordinary tickets may be one-way or return tickets. Select route or line number shown on the screen as the fare varies depending on the travel distance. Press the [daily tickets] button to purchase a daily service ticket. Term passes include one-day, seven-day and one-month passes.
A one-time ticket can be used within two hours of ticketing.
Token-type ordinary ticket
Token-type ordinary ticket (One-way)
Purchase a token-type ordinary ticket at the ticket machine and return it after usage. The fare is the same for all stations.
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- Lena Kim Executive Consultant