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About KORAIL PASS

What is KORAIL PASS?

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KORAIL PASS is a rail pass for foreign visitors.
Explore and discover Korea by trains KORAIL operates in economical way.

  1. * SRT, metro, temporary tourist trains are not included.

Who Can Purchase

Foreigners visiting Korea
* Korean citizens including PR holders are not allowed to use

General Procedure

  1. * Returning KORAIL PASS entails a cancellation fee.
    Please be precise when you choose your ‘first date of travel with KORAIL PASS’.

Types and Prices of KORAIL PASS

[unit: KRW]

TYPE AND PRICE OF HAPPY RAIL PASS
Type NORMAL SAVER
(2∼5)
Note
ADULT CHILD
2 day select pass 121,000 61,000 111,000 Consecutive pass?
from the first date of commencement,
it is valid for 3 or 5 days in-a-row

Flexible/select pass?
from the first date of commencement,
choose 2 or 4 days within 10 days
3 consecutive day pass 138,000 69,000 128,000
4 day select pass 193,000 97,000 183,000
5 consecutive day pass 210,000 105,000 200,000
  • Adult Pass: age from 13
  • Child Pass: age between 4 to 12
     + Children under 4: free of charge when fare-paying guardian(age over 13) accompanies (one child per one guardian allowed)
  • Saver Pass: passengers with same itinerary as a group of 2 to 5

How to purchase

  • Enter precise information in accordance with valid passport during purchase
     (KORAIL PASS must be solely used by the person whose name is on the pass)
  • * Changing the personal information or pass type is not possible after purchase. Only the ‘first date of travel with KORAIL PASS’ can be changed(1 time only) before it starts.

  • KORAIL website(Reservation), Appointed travel agency, KORAIL travel centers
  • Korail travel centers : Seoul, Yongsan, Suwon, Yeongdeungpo, Cheongnyangni, Masan, Busan, Ulsan Dongdaegu, Gwangju-Songjeong, Mokpo, Yeosu-Expo, Suncheon, Iksan, Daejeon, CheonanAsan, Jecheon, Yeongju, Pyeongchang station

How to use

  • Check purchase list
    : after purchase go to ‘My Reservation’ → Inquire → click ‘Detail’ button
  • Print the pass
    : after purchase go to ‘My Reservation’ → ‘Detail’ → click ‘Reissue’ button
    ※ Printed-out KORAIL PASS and valid passport must be possessed to make a seat reservation at stations.
  • Reserve seat ticket (up to 2 tickets per person per day)
    : after purchase go to ‘My Reservation’ → click ‘Seat Reservation’ button or visit train stations’ ticket centers with printed-out KORAIL PASS and passport
    : seat reservation opens 1 month prior to a departure date
    ※ During busy seasons like national holidays(Lunar New Year, Chuseok holidy), seat reservation with KORAIL PASS is available from a designated date.
     (1 month Prior notice will be updated at ‘RESERVATION’ menu for every updates)
    ※ When seat tickets are sold out, get on board with KORAIL PASS as a standee or get standing ticket at train station with KORAIL PASS and valid passport
    ※ After using 2 seat tickets, you can travel with KORAIL PASS as a standee
    ※ Duplicate booking on same date for same itinerary is not possible. To change departure time, you must cancel and return the ticket that you are not going to use before its departure time at train station or via ‘My Reservation’ → ‘Usage History.
  • 2 day / 4 day select pass
    : after purchase go to ‘My Reservation’ → ‘Detail’ → select ‘date of travel’ or visit train station to assign travel date for valid use
    ※ ‘Date of travel’ must be chosen within 10 days starting from a commencement.
  • Refund (before the ‘first date of travel with KORAIL PASS’)
    : ‘My Reservation’ → ‘Detail’ → click ‘Refund’
    ※ It is possible to return and get refund from where you have purchased.
    (If you purchased the pass at travel agency or train station, online refund is not possible)
    ※ Reserved seat ticket must be returned first to proceed pass refund.
  • Seat ticket (check, print or refund)
    : ‘My Reservation’ → click ‘Usage History’ → click ‘Print’/‘Refund’
    ※ Will-not-be-used ticket must be returned before its departure time.

Refund fee

Cancellation fee differs, depending on the selected date of travel registered at the time of reservation.
Refund fee
From the purchase to
15 days prior to
the 'first date of travel'
Between 14 days prior to
the 'first date of travel' and
one day before the 'first date of travel'
From the 'first date of travel'
Service Charge 5% 10% No refund

*Reserved seat tickets must be returned to cancel and return the pass.

Things to REMEMBER

  • Korail pass must be solely used by person whose name is written on it. Selling nor lending third party is unlawful use which fine will be imposed.
  • Valid KORAIL PASS(printed-out), passport and seat ticket must be possessed
  • When train tickets sold out, you can board train with standing ticket or as a standee with KORAIL PASS and valid passport.
  • In order to purchase KORAIL PASS, valid passport and credit card are needed
  • For 2 days / 4 days select pass, passengers must select ‘date of travel’ within 10 days starting from a commencement(the first date of travel with KORAIL PASS).If you get on train as a standee without this procedure, please inform crew on train.
  • No compensation for train delays or cancellations
  • Price of KORAIL PASS is calculated in Korean Won terms
  • In case of unlawful use which goes against the valid use, a regular fare plus 10 to 30 times of fine will be imposed.

Contact: Railway CS center (+82-1599-7777) 08:00~22:00 KST