Getting around in Busan is easy. The city has a most convenient modern public transportation system with 2,500 city buses and 4 subway lines connecting the airport and the BEXCO congress centre with congress hotels across Busan. For the convenience of delegates announcements and directional signs are in English, the metro service runs from 5am to midnight and tickets are from 1300 KRW (~ 1.15 USD)


Enjoy Your trip!

1. By Bus

You can either use the City Bus or the Airport Limousine to get to BEXCO from Gimhae(Busan) International Airport. It takes around 90 minutes. For information on timetables and routes, please click on the links below.

2. By Subway

Exit through gate 3 and cross the road. Turn right and the Subway station will be within 30m distance. It takes around an hour with a fare of 1,900 KRW approximately. You can view the full route map below.

3. By Taxi

Exit through gate 3 and the Taxi Stand is across the road. It takes around 50 minutes to BEXCO. You may use the link below fore more information.

Please show this message to the taxi driver for a safe trip.

안녕하세요. 국제당뇨병연맹(IDF) 사무국입니다. 벡스코(BEXCO)에서 개최되는 IDF 2019 총회 및 학술대회 참석을 위한 참가자입니다. 안전하게 벡스코(BEXCO)까지 모셔다 주시길 부탁 드리겠습니다. 감사합니다.

Many of you will arrive at the Incheon Airport in Seoul; here is how to get from Seoul to Busan and the BEXCO congress centre by using KTX train. This high speed train runs at 300km/h and takes you to Busan in just 2h 40m.


1. AREX : Incheon Int'l Airport > Seoul Station

You can take AREX (Airport Express) at the transit centre (Express Train) on B1 floor of both Terminal 1 and 2 of the airport. Upon arrival at the Seoul Station, take the Gyungbu Line to Busan (KTX).

2. KTX : Seoul Station > Busan Station

Bookings for KORAIL Passes can be done online from 1 month prior to departure.
For more information, please visit the link below.

3. Busan Station > BEXCO

There are various ways - by subway, bus and taxi - to travel from Busan Station to BEXCO. It takes less than an hour. For more information, please visit the link below.

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