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Conference venue: BEXCO, Busan https://www.bexco.co.kr/eng/Main.do
address: #55 APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan (Korean: 부산광역시 해운대구 APEC로 55)

To Busan

International transportation Guide
If you are traveling from abroad, most of you will arrive at Gimhae Int'l Airport or Incheon Int'l Airport. Below please find the ways to travel to Busan from Gimhae Int'l Airport and Incheon Int'l Airport. For those arriving at Gimpo Int'l Airport, please refer to 'From Incheon Int'l Airport - By Flight'

☞ To Gimhae International Airport (Direct flight to Busan)
Gimhae Int'l Airport is the nearest airport from BEXCO and entering Busan through Gimhae Int'l Airport is the easiest way to get to BEXCO and the hotels. It takes approximately 50-70 minutes from Gimhae Int'l Airport to BEXCO depending on the means of transportation. If you make a transfer in Beijing or Tokyo, you can arrive at Gimhae Int'l Airport directly.
For more information, Gimhae International Airport https://www.airport.co.kr/gimhaeeng/main.do

☞ From Incheon International Airport to BEXCO
☞ Click on the route you want to see
1. Incheon Int’l Airport -> Busan

(1) By Airport Limousine Bus

- Almost 55 min takes / -Total Fare: KRW 7,500 / - Interval: Every 30 min
Transportation Departure Stop
Limousine Bus 6707A
(Gimpo Airport)
Incheon International Airport Gimpo Airport
Bus Stop Fare
Terminal 1: 1 Floor No. 3
Terminal 2: Traffic center Basement 1 No. 17
KRW7,500
Terminal 1 Bus stop location (1 Floor No. 3)

Terminal 2 Bus stop location (Traffic center Basement 1 No. 17)

Bus Route information

(2) By Airport Railroad

- Almost 44 min takes / - Total Fare: KRW 3,850 - Interval: Every 10 min
Transportation Departure Stop
Airport Railroad Incheon International Airport Gimpo Airport
Bus Stop Fare
Terminal 1: Basement 1
Terminal 2: Basement 1
KRW3,850
Incheon Int’l Airport Trasportation: https://www.airport.kr/ap_cnt/en/tpt/pblctpt/pblctpt.do

By Domestic Flights
Gimpo Airport has more frequent flights to Busan. From Gimpo Int'l Airport, flights to Gimhae Int'l Airport depart every 30 minutes from 7 AM to 8 PM, and it takes approximately 55 min. to Gimhae Int'l Airport.
For more information, Gimpo Airport https://www.airport.co.kr/gimpoeng/main.do

(1) By Airport Limousine Bus

- Almost 90 min takes / - Total Fare: KRW16,000
Transportation Departure Stop
Limousine Bus 6702
(Namsan/ Dongdaemum)
Incheon International Airport Seoul Station
Bus Stop Fare
Terminal 1: 1 Floor No. 3
Terminal 2: Traffic center Basement 1 No. 18
KRW16,000
Terminal 1 Bus stop location (1 Floor No. 3)

Terminal 2 Bus stop location (Traffic center Basement 1 No. 18)

Limousine Bus 6702 Route information

(2) By Airport Railroad

- Almost 60 min takes / - Total Fare: KRW 4,250 - Interval: Every 10 min
Transportation Departure Stop
Airport Railroad Incheon International Airport Seoul Station (KTX)
Bus Stop Fare
Terminal 1: Basement 1
Terminal 2: Basement 1
KRW 4,250
Incheon Int’l Airport Trasportation: https://www.airport.kr/ap_cnt/en/tpt/pblctpt/pblctpt.do

By KTX

- Almost 160 min takes /
- Fare: approx. KRW 40,000 ~60,000 depending on time
- Total 55 times a day
Transportation Departure Stop
KTX Seoul Station Busan Station
For more information, please visit Korail (KTX)
http://www.letskorail.com/ebizbf/EbizBfIndex_eng.do

Gimhae International Airport

Taxi
From Gimhae International Airport, get off at BEXCO
Distance 28km / Approximately KRW 30,000 / 45min

Airport Limousine
From Gimhae International Airport stop bound for Haeundae, get off at BEXCO
Fees: Adults 7,000 won / Children 4,500 won / Approx. 50min
At an interval of 25 minutes

Subway
From Airport Station, Busan-Gimhae Line (Gimhae light rail);
Transfer to line 2 at Sasang Station
To Centum City Station(BEXCO); get out at exit 1
Fees: KRW 2,000 / Approximately 80min
The total number of station: 24
[Busan Subway Map]

Busan Station

Taxi
On at Busan Station, off at BEXCO
Distance 14km / Approximately KRW 20,000 / 30min

Bus
Express bus 1001 & 1003
On at Busan Station stop, off at BEXCO Centum City stop
Fee: 1,700 won / Approximately 40min

Subway
From Busan Station, Line 1; Transfer to Line 2 at Seomyeon Station
To Centum City Station; get out at exit 1
Fee: 1,500 won / Approximately 45min
The total number of station: 19
[Busan Subway Map]

Useful Information
Visa
Citizens of visa free countries are allowed to tour or visit Korea without a visa and to stay in the country for up to 30 days (or 90days).
You can find out if you need a VISA or not from “Korea VISA Portal” website.
Korea Visa Portal
Electricity
The electricity supply commonly used in Korea is the 220-volt 60Hz system. Because most newly built hotels and houses have the 220-volt wiring installed, you are advised to check your electronic equipment beforehand.
Climate
In early December, the average temperature in Busan was reported to be between 5°C and 10°C.
Currency
The Korean local currency is the Won. Major foreign currencies that can be exchanged at banks, hotels, and the airport include the US Dollar, Japanese Yen, Euro, and UK Sterling. Most hotels, restaurants, and shops accept major international credit cards including Visa, American Express, Diners, Master Card, JBC and Union Pay. Foreign-issued ATM cards may have limited use.
Today's Exchange Rate
ATM (Automated Teller Machines)
Travelers who carry internationally recognized credit cards can get a cash advance in Korea Won from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) installed at airports, major hotels, department stores, subway stations and tourist attractions. ATMs are in operation 24 hours a day. Most large stores, hotels and restaurants in Korea accept major international credit cards.
Sightseeing
Haeundae Beach
Swoosh! Waves invade the sands of the beach, refreshing completely your fatigued soul, washing away all your troubles. The ocean embraces you. Seagulls fly over as your toes are tickled by the sands’ soft touch all along the golden shore. This is Haeundae, a beach that will fill your heart with a longing that you could stay here forever.
Getting there
-From Gimhae Airport: Airport Limousine Bus No. 2 ▶ Novotel Ambassador Hotel Bus Stop
-From Busan Station: Transfer to Metro Line 2 at Seomyeon ▶ Get off at Haeundae (Exit 3 & 5)
-Metro: Line 2 Haeundae Station (Exits 3 & 5) ▶ Walk 600m in the direction of Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach
The key words for Gwangalli are youth, passion and luxury. Even the silence of the dawn shines at the sound of the waves lapping the sands and even the quiet seashore of the late afternoon awakens you to the value of life. Gwangalli surprises you because things transcend reality here. In Gwangalli, you are pleasantly surprised by small acts of compassion because you did not expect them. These are the attractions of Gwangalli and the reasons why you have to visit Gwangalli.
Getting there
-From Gimhae Airport: Airport Limousine Bus No. 2 ▶ Namcheondong (in front of Hwamok Apt.)
-From Busan Station: Transfer to Metro Line 2 at Seomyeon ▶ Line 2 Gwangan Station (Exit 3&5)
-Metro: Line 2 Gwangan Station ▶ 800m in the direction of Gwangalli Beach
Nampodong, Traditional Heart of the City
Many refugees from other parts of the country settled in Busan during the Korean War. Busan was designated as the country's temporary capital city and Nampo-dong was at its center. Since then, people and cultures from other parts of the country have mingled here and this mingling has resulted in a harmonious diversity, among people of different backgrounds. Nostalgic memories of the old days still live on in Nampo-dong. Harmony also exists here among the ultramodern urban facilities, the land and the ocean. Nampo-dong is full of human stories.
Getting there
-From Gimhae Airport: Airport Limousine Bus No. 1 ▶ Jagalchi Market Entrance
-From Busan Station: Metro Line 1 Nampo (Exit 2)
-Metro: Line 1 Nampo (Exit 2) ▶ 300m in the direction of Jagalchi Street
Feverish Fun of Seomyeon
When night falls, colorful neon signs are lit one by one. The passion of these streets never dims and lives on into the night. Delightful music, lively people and colorful lighting will lift your spirits. This is Seomyeon, the busiest area in Busan.
Getting there
-From Gimhae Airport: Airport Limousine Bus (Busan station) ▶ Seomyeon Lotte
-From Busan Station: Metro Line No. 1 (Seomyeon)
-Metro: Line 1 & 2 (Seomyeon)
Dongnae, Nature and Nobility
In the peaceful landscape of Dongnae, traces of times past are intact. In Dongnae, the traditional and the graceful coexist. Abundant peace of mind and joyful love of the arts live on there.
Getting there
-From Gimhae Airport: Bus 307 ▶ Megamart Dongnae Spot
-From Busan Station: Metro Line 1, to Dongnae
-Metro: Metro Line 1 to Dongnae

※ Busan City Tour Bus
By City Tour Course, you can be free to use three lines of Red Line (Busan Station↔Haeundae), Green Line(Yonghoman↔Oryukdo Islets), Blue Line(Haeundae ↔ Yonggungsa), and Yellow Line(Yonggungsa↔Gijang Market) with one piece of one-day pass for a day without any additional charge.

☞ One day Pass: KRW15,000 (Adults) / KRW8,000 (Children)
For more information: http://www.citytourbusan.com/en2/00main/main.php

For further information on tour of Busan,
we recommend to use the information on the website of the Busan city. More

 
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