Travel Information
How to reach Jeju
Travel Information
  • A. Location
  • ICC JEJU is located in the Jungmun Sightseeing Complex at the south end of Jeju Special Self-governing Province, the best resting place in Korea. It takes about 50 minutes to get there by car from the airport, and it is just adjacent to the seashore southward. Jungmun Sightseeing Complex is the best and largest resort-style sightseeing complex in Korea. It is a perfect for summit meetings and international meetings, offering accommodations, convenient traffic conditions, telecommunications, and security. Leaders of many countries have attended summit meetings at ICC Jeju and regard it as an optimum place for such meetings. ICC Jeju is a clean, pollution-free place. Its average annual temperature is 14-15°C, and it has an oceanic climate that is warm oceanic climate in winter. It has four distinct seasons and boasts of beautiful tourist spots.
  • B. Guide to flights
  • The Jeju International Airport has a total of 29 direct routes (13 domestic and 16 international).
  • Domestic routes link Jeju and elsewhere in the nation- Incheon, Gimpo, Gimhae, Chongju, Wonju, Daegu, Gunsan, Gwangju, Ulsan, Pohang, Sacheon, Yeosu and Muan.
  • International routes connect Jeju and cities of three countries-Japan, China and Taiwan. The cities are Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka in Japan and Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Changchun, Shenyang, Harbin, Xian, Lanzhou, Yanji and Hangzhou in China as well as Taiwanese cities of Taipei and Kaohsiung. 94 percent of tourists to Jeju use airplanes.
  • • They take off and land 143,000 times in a year including Boeing 747's using the 3km runway and the Jeju Airport can handle 15.2 million passengers a year.
  • Based on mid & long term airport expansion plans, 375.5 Mil. USD will be invested to expand the airport till 2020. During the first phase of the project up to 2010, they expanded the capacity of the taking off and landing to 177,000 times and enlarge major facilities so that they could handle 18.64 million passengers, a year.
    (Source : 'Traveling to Jeju' from www.jeju.go.kr)
  • • International flights
  • Flight service is available for 11 cities in three countries: Japan, China, and Taiwan For international meetings. Jeju allows visa-free entry for 184 nationals for stays less than 30 days. Expanded flights and direct flights are also available.
  • By air
  • Several direct international routes connect Jeju to major cities. Entry and departure policies have been established for Jeju applying nowhere else in Korea: those who otherwise could not, including individual tourists from China, may enter without a visa. Visitors may stay for 30 days without visa.
    • Incheon International Airport
      39 major international airlines from 23 countries provide regular flight service between Incheon International Airport and other major cities worldwide.
    • Flight Route to Jeju
      There are three ways to fly to Jeju Island: direct international flight, transfer from Incheon International Airport for domestic flight to Jeju, or transfer to Gimpo Airport from Incheon International Airport by ground transportation (bus, train) for domestic flight to Jeju
    • Transfer to Gimpo Airport for flight to Jeju
      Upon arriving Incheon International Airport, you may take an airport limousine bus to Gimpo Airport. It takes about 30 minutes, and the fare is 6,000 Korean won (*US$ 5.5). The airport limousine bus runs every day from 05:00 to 21:30 at 5 to 10 minute intervals.
  • Train is also available from Incheon International Airport to Gimpo Airport. It takes 33 minutes for 3,650 Korean Won (*US$ 3.3). It operates from 05:50 until 23:58.
    The national carriers including Korea Air and Asiana Airlines operate at 15 to 20 minute intervals from 06:55 to 20:50. Flight time is about 50 minutes.
  • Guide to available flights Website
    Jeju International Airport http://jeju.airport.co.kr
    Korean Airlines http://www.koreanair.com
    Asiana Airlines http://flyasiana.com
    Jeju Air http://www.jejuair.net
    T'way Air http://www.twayair.com
    Eastar JET http://www.eastarjet.com/book/index.htm?lang=en
    Jin Air http://www.jinair.com
    Air Busan http://www.airbusan.com
  • • Based on US$=KRW 1,090 Exchange rate is subject to change.
    • Schedule of limousine bus and train between Incheon International Airport and Gimpo Airport is subject to change without further notice.
  • C. Access to ICCJEJU
  • The Jeju International Airport has a total of 29 direct routes (13 domestic and 16 international).
  • • From Jeju International Airport
  • From Jeju International Airport, you will reach ICC Jeju in approximately 40-50 minutes by car through Pyeonghwa-Ro Road. Limousine buses are also available every 15 minutes at the airport.
  • Guide to the airport limousines (Jeju International Airport ↔ Jeju International Convention Center)
    • Place
      Limousine bus stop at the left side of the front gate (Samyoung Traffic No. 600)
    • First departure
      06:20 at the airport; last departure: after the arrival of the last airplane
    • Service route
      Airport → T.H.E Hotel and Vegas Casino Jeju → Entrance to the Yeomiji Botanical Garden → Hyatt Hotel → Shilla Hotel → Lotte Hotel → Hankook Condominium → Jeju International Convention Center → New Gyeongnam Hotel → Seogwipo KAL Hotel
  • • Taxi guide (Jungmun - Jeju International Airport)
  • - Select the distance (long-distance or short-distance) at the taxi stop.
    - When you go to the Center, it is all right to take a taxi at the long-distance stop.
    - Since the taxi fare is fixed, please confirm the distance before taking a taxi
    - Fare (Korean won) : About 30,000 won; Distance: 40km; Duration: 40-45 minutes
  • • Rental Car Guide
  • Advanced reservation is recommended if you plan to rent a car.
    Upon arrival, you can sign up for rental cars at the rent-a-car desk nearby airport exit.
    Route Details on the map
  • D. General information for tourists
  • Jeju is proud of its unique cultural folk heritage as well as its geographical and historical relevance.
  • The island itself is an extinct volcano with its peak jutting skyward at the center and a broad, gentle littoral all the way around showing a unique geographical condition. There are bountiful forests and ravines, fantastic rock formations and volcanic craters, and caves and grasslands that together paint a natural scene of breathtaking beauty. Sparkling seas and tiny islets surround Jeju, with rocks scattering amidst sandy beaches to create a magnificent view everywhere you look.
  • In June 2007, the volcanic island and lava tube cave systems were designated as UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites for their natural beauty and geographical value. Jeju Island is not only Korea’s most prestigious destination and top honeymoon spot but also the venue for several political joint summit talks and other major international meetings.
  • • Jeju’s current status
    • Location
      Located in the center of Northeast Asia, Jeju lies equidistant among South Korea, China, and Japan
    • Climate
      A subtropical climate, four distinct seasons, and small differences in the annual and daily temperatures
      - Average annual rainfall (mm): Jeju (1,584.9), Seogwipo (2,393,3)
      - Temperature (℃): Jeju (15.6), Seogwipo (16.9)
    • Area
      1,848.85㎢
    • Population
      583,713 (as of Dec. 2012)
    • Visa
      All visitors to Jeju may stay up to 30 days without visa (except for 11 countries, Please check with the VISA officer for details)
  • • Geographical Features
  • - A fresh, clean environment with Mt. Halla, Oreum, beaches, and thick forests
    - Approximately 1,800 plant species and a variety of animal species
  • • Cultural Atmosphere
  • Jeju has a unique island culture including Dolhareubang (stone grandfather statues), Haenyeo (female divers), and stone fences. Its traditional lifestyle made up of folk songs, special customs, and folk tales.
  • • Jungmun Resort Complex
  • Near Jungmun Resort Complex, where ICC JEJU is located, there are a variety of sight-seeing opportunities such as; the public 18-hole Jungmun Golf Course (about a 5-minute-ride), Yeomiji Botanical Garden (the largest indoor botanical garden in Asia), the Teddy Bear Museum, the Africa Museum, the Sound Island Museum, and Pacific Land. Scenic natural wonders include: Jungmun Beach, Cheonjeyeon Waterfall (according to the legend, seven nymphs guarding the heavenly emperor descended at night to bathe at night), and Jusangjeolli (natural stone pillars built up along the coast which are formed by magma piercing through cracks of the surface-rock.