There are three ways to get to KoRoot Guesthouse from the airport:
1. Use KAL Limousine Bus #1 to Koreana Hotel (more expensive but convenient)
Step 1. Purchase ticket to Koreana Hotel at KAL limousine counter NO.22 or at designated bus stops on the first floor at Eastern side 4B and Western side 11A. Look for KAL Bus No.1
Fare is 15,000 Won.
Step 2. Catch a taxi in front of the Koreana Hotel.
Step 3. Show taxi driver the address written in Korean or give our phone number (02-3210- 2451) or mobile phone number (010-5444- 2451) to get directions to KoRoot. The KoRoot address is:
서울특별시 종로구 자하문로 125-10 (청운동 53-56)
2. Take Airport limousine bus #6011 to Gyeongbokgung Station (cheaper than KAL)
Step 1. Take a limousine bus to Gyeongbokgung Station. Purchase tickets at bus stop Eastern side 5B, or Western side 12A . Fare : 10,000 Won per person
Step 2. Get off at Gyeongbokgung Station and cross the road to Exit No. 3 and take taxi from there.
Step 3. Give taxi driver our phone number or the address to KoRoot. It takes less than 10 minutes and costs less than 3,000 won.
3. Take the AREX Airport Train to Seoul Station (all-stop or express)
Step 1. Buy ticket to Seoul station at B4 level. All stop train is about 50% cheaper than express train but both go to Seoul Station, which is the last stop.
Step 2. Take a taxi as above or take bus no. 1711, 7016, or 7018. The buses will make a U-turn to head north to KoRoot.
Step 3. You will pass Gyeongbokgung Station after around 10 stops. 3 stops after Gyeongbokgung station get off at Gyeong-gi Commercial High school).
Step 4. Look for the Korean restaurant called 지화자(Jihwaja) on the opposite side of the road. Walk to the traffic light to cross the road to get to the Jihwaja. Just before you get to the restaurant, turn right and(you can find KoRoot signs on both walls) walk down the alley. Go straight ahead for about 20m, and KoRoot will appear on your right.
(Notice! If you take a taxi you should leave Seoul station through the back entrance, NOT the main entrance. You will see a line of cabs waiting right outside the back entrance. The fee should be less than 10,000 won depending on traffic).