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What is KORAIL PASS?

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Discover Korea by train with Korail Pass

Korail Pass is a rail pass for foreigners visiting Korea. Since it allows a pass holder to take almost all trains operated by KORAIL in a selected period of time, it is the most economical choice.
  1. Available options:
  2. KTX, KTX-Sancheon, ITX-Samaeul, ITX-CheongChun, Samaeul, Mugunghwa, Nuriro, O-train, V-train, S-train, DMZ-train, A-train, Westgold-train
  3. * SRT, metro, temporary tourist trains are not included.

※ With KORAIL PASS, taking trains for new KTX line heading to winter sports event venues will not be

available during February 1st 2018 to March 25th 2018. To travel Seoul – Pyeongchang,

please use “Pyeongchang Korail Pass”.

How to use

  1. *Returning the Korail Pass after purchase entails a refund fee, so please check your date of entry into Korea and your travel date.

Who Can Purchase

Foreigners visiting Korea and Korean nationals with Passport Residence (PR) are eligible to purchase a Korail Pass regardless of duration of stay.
* PR holders, foreign citizenship holders, and Koreans with long-term visas

Types and Prices of KORAIL PASS

[unit: KRW]

TYPE AND PRICE OF HAPPY RAIL PASS
Type NORMAL SAVER
(2∼5)
YOUTH note
ADULT CHILD
1 day pass 81,000 40,000 72,000 64,000
2 day select pass 102,000 51,000 91,000 81,000 Flexible
3 consecutive day pass 113,000 56,000 102,000 90,000
4 day select pass 154,000 77,000 138,000 123,000 Flexible
5 consecutive day pass 168,000 84,000 151,000 134,000
7 consecutive day pass 195,000 97,000 176,000 156,000

* Flexible Pass It offers freedom to select the dates you want within 10 valid days (2day/4day pass)

  • Children under 4: free of charge when fare-paying guardian(age over 13) accompanies. - one child per one guardian allowed
  • Children from 4 to those under 13 are charged 50% of a regular adult fare
  • Normal Pass: for adults and children
  • Saver Pass: for a group of 2 to 5 persons with the same travel schedule
  • Youth pass: for those ages between 13 and 25 or students holding ISIC card

Where to Purchase

  • KORAIL website (www.letskorail.com)
  • Appointed travel agencies
  • Korail travel centers
  • * Located at Seoul, Yongsan, Suwon, Yeongdeungpo, Cheongnyangni, Masan, Busan, Ulsan Dongdaegu, Gwangju-Songjeong, Mokpo, Yeosu-Expo, Suncheon, Iksan, Daejeon, CheonanAsan, Jecheon, Yeongju, Donghae station

    * After purchasing a Korail Pass on our website, please select the ‘MY RESERVATION’ menu on our website to make a seat request

How to use

  • You can make a seat request at ‘MY RESERVATION’ on our website or at train stations
  • Go to 'MY RESERVATION' on our website. Select the date and seat you want within pre-selected date of travel. (Seat selection is allowed 1 month prior to your boarding date.)
  • If you enter Korea without selecting a seat, make a seat request at train stations.
  • Printed-out KORAIL PASS and valid passport must be possessed to make a seat reservation at stations.
  • If you don't make a seat request, only a standing ticket is available.
  • When boarding a train, please bring your Korail Pass, boarding ticket and passport with you. YOUTH Pass users with ISIC holders must entail ISIC card.

Things to REMEMBER

※ Korail Pass must be used by the person whose name is registered in a Korail Pass. Resale or lending it to any
    3rd party is not allowed.
  • Standing room tickets are available when all seats are sold out during busy seasons, such as national holidays, including (Lunar New Year holiday & Chuseok holiday), summer vacation season, etc.
  • To board a train, you need to bring your Korail Pass, valid passport, and ticket with a confirmed seat (station staffs or ticket agents perform ticket inspections)If you are a ISIC holder who purchased 'Youth Pass', you need to have a valid ISIC card with you all the time.
  • Korail Pass is valid on consecutive days from the designated first date of travel, except for flexible type pass (2day/4day pass)
  • ex. 3-day pass: available on Dec. 1, 2, and 3
          5-day pass: available on Dec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

  • When a seat reservation is made, that date is automatically marked as the date of journey in flexible type pass (2day/4day pass). When boarding with a standing room ticket, ask a train crew to mark the date manually.
  • No compensation for train delays or cancellations
  • In the case of unlawful use of a Korail Pass, a regular fare plus 10 times of the value of ticket of fines are imposed.
  • The price of a Korail Pass is calculated in Korean Won terms.
  • After the pre-selected date of travel, change your schedule or return a pass is not possible.
  • Prior to the pre-selected date of travel, only 1 time of changing the travel date is allowed and refunding a pass entails a service charge.
  • Contact: Railway CS center (082-1599-7777, 1544-7788)

Refund fee

  • Cancellation fee differs, depending on the selected date of travel registered at the time of reservation.
TYPE AND PRICE OF KORAIL PASS
Between the date of
purchase
and
15 days prior to the
pre-selected date of
travel
Between 14 days prior to
the pre-selected date of
travel
and
one day before the
pre-selected date of
travel
After the pre-selected
date of travel
Service Charge 5% 10% Return a pass is NOT possible

*If you’ve already requested a seat, cancel the assigned seat before the first date of travel and return a Korail Pass.