Public Transportation
How to get to the Tower by bus

Things to remember when taking the bus!

The shuttle service travels on a loop from the Namsan Seoul Tower.

You can take any of the shuttle buses from Dongguk University Station. You won’t have to wait long, and the bus will take you to the Tower quickly!

The Tower is the final stop of all shuttle buses. Hop on, enjoy the view and get off at the final stop.

Choose a Route.
Bus Stops Close to Subway Stations

Chungmuro Station Exit 2 (Daehan Cinema)
- Go straight from the exit to find the bus stop
- Time : 15 minutes

Dongguk University Station Exit 6
- Go the opposite way from the exit towards Janchung Gymnsium. At the crossroads, turn right from the Janchung Park and then go straight.
- Time : 10 minutes

Bus Route

Namsan Seoul Tower → Namsan Public Library → Seoul Education Research & Information Institute → Seoul Animation Center, Soongeui Women’s College → Teogyero 3-ga, Hanok Village, Korea House → Chunngmuro Exit 2, Daehan Cinema → Teogyero 5-ga, Cheil General Hospital → Ambassador Hotel → Jangchung Gymnasium → Dongguk University Station → National Theater of Korea → Namsan Northern Circuit Entry → Namsan Seoul Tower

Operating Hours

Every 16 minutes, first bus departs 7:00 – last bus departs 23:30

Bus Stops Close to Subway Stations

Seoul Station Exit 9 (Seoul Square)
- Go straight from the exit to find the bus stop
- Time : 40 minutes

Itaewon Station Exit 4
- Go straight from the exit to find the bus stop in front of the Hamilton Hotel
- Time: 25 minutes

Bus Route

Namsan Seoul Tower → Namsan Public Library → Baekbeom Square → Huam Intersection → Namdaemun Polic Station → Seoul Square → Namdaemun Market → Namsan Tunnel 3 → Yongsan Hanshin Apartment → Haebangchon → Itaewon Yongsan-gu Office → Hamilton Hotel → Itaewon Fire Branch Office → Hannam-dong Community Center → Hangangjun Station, Blue Square → Beoti Gogae → Songdo Hospital → Yaksu Station Exit 7 → Yaksu Station Exit 1 → Dongguk University Station, Janchung-dong → National Theater of Korea → Namsan Northern Circuit Entry → Namsan Seoul Tower

Operating Hours

Every 18 minutes, first bus departs 7:00 – last bus departs 23:30

Bus Stops Close to Subway Stations

Myungdong Station Exit 3
- Go straight from the exit to find the bus stop
- Time: 27 minutes

Yaksu Station Exit 2
- Turn left from the exit to find the bus stop
- Time: 15 minutes

Bus Route

Namsan Seoul Tower → Namsan Public Library → Baekbeom Square → Hilton Hotel → Namdaemun Market Accessory Arcade → Namdaemum Market → Myungdong → Teogyero 3-ga, Hanok Village, Korea House → Chungmuro Station Exit 2, Daehan Cinema, Teogyero 5-ga, Cheil General Hospital → Teogyeori 6-ga → Gwanghui-dong Crossroads → Chungmu Art Hall, Jungbu Fire Station → Sindang-dong Tteokbokki Town → Sindang-dong, Cheongu Station → Yaksu Station Exit 2, Jungu Library → Dongguk University Station → Jangchung-dong → National Theater fo Korea → Namsan Northern Circuit Entry → Namsan Seoul Tower

Operating Hours

Every 16 minutes, first bus departs 7:00 – last bus departs 23:30