Bus 6015 from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong

There are three ways to get to Myeongdong from Incheon Airport: by bus, AREX train and Taxi. In this post, we will guide you on how to take a bus from Icheon Airport to Myeongdong. Bus is the most economical and convinient way to get to Myeongdong from Icheon Airport. We rate AREX train second for the reason that you need to change line from AREX to Seoul Metropolitan Subway at Seoul Station. Taxi / Airport Van Transfer is the most convenient and as cheap as bus if you travelling in group of 4 to 7 people.

Which Bus to Take from Incheon to Myeongdong

So exactly which bus do you need to take once you arrive at Incheon International Airport?
Answer: BUS 6015.
You can catch bus 6015 at either exit 5B or exit 11B outside the arrival hall (1st Floor) of Incheon Airport. Watch out for stand signage as below.
Exit 5B: Bus 6015 will pick up passengers here to Myeong-dong
Bus Route and time table for bus 6015 to Myeong-dong
The bus seats are comfortable. There are spaces on the bus for your to put your luggage. So don't worry if you have some luggage with you. The bus is specifically catering for passengers from the airport.

Ticket for Bus 6015 to Myeong-dong

A one way ticket for Bus 6015 from Incheon Airport to Myeong-dong costs KRW 15,000 (approx US$13, price updated on 24 April 2016). This ticket can be bought at the ticket booth inside the arrival hall (1st Floor) near Gates 4 and Gate 9. After you get out of the arrival halls, you can buy the ticket at the ticket booths near near Gates 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, and gate 9C. Just tell the ticket booth that you want a ticket for bus 6015 to Myeongdong. The ticket booth looks like this.
Buy the ticket at the ticket booth for Bus 6015 from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong

Timetable for Bus 6015 to Myeong-dong

There is a Bus 6015 departing from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong every 20 to 35 minutes. The waiting time is maximum 20 minutes during peak hours. The first bus departs from Incheon to Myeong-dong at 5:35am in the morning while the last bus departs at 10:50pm in the evening.
The journey from Incheon Airport to Myeong dong takes about 1 hour 30 minutes, depending on downtown traffic condition.

Bus 6015 stops at Hotel PJ, Myeongdong Skypark 3 Hotel / Nine Tree Hotel at Myeong-dong

Good news for those who choose to stay at Hotel PJ and Nine Tree Hotel in Myeongdong. Bus 6015 will take you from Incheon Airport right to the front of Hotel PJ and Nine Tree Hotel. The station name is exactly "Chungmuro Station" for Hotel PJ and "Myeongdong Station" for Myeongdong Skypark 3 Hotel, Nine Tree Hotel, Prince Hotel, Sejong Hotel, L7 Myeongdong by Lotte and Loisir Hotel Myeongdong. In addition, Bus 6015 also stops at Ibis Myeongdong, Royal Hotel, Best Western Gukdo and Hotelbiz and Tmark Hotel Myeongdong. Announcement will be made before and when the bus arrived at each bus stop.

Hotel PJ is a new hotel at Chungmuro Station while Nine Tree Hotel and Myeongdong Skypark 3 Hotel are new hotels near Myeongdong Station. These hotels are always full because of their strategic locations at the bus stations. Personally, I prefer Nine Tree Hotel which is behind the "Myeongdong Station".

NOTE: Effective 19 September 2014, Myeongdong Station has moved downward 70 meters from in front of Sejong Hotel (Exit 10 Myeongdong Subway station) to the new location below in front of Nine Tree Hotel (near Exit 8 of Myeongdong Subway Station).

New Location of "Myeondong Station" for Airport Shuttle Bus
NOTE 1: If you plan to go to EVERLAND from Myeongdong, there is a bus transfer departing from EXIT 2 (circle 2 in the map above) of Myeongdong Station on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Read more...
NOTE 2: If you plan to go to NAMI ISLAND during your stay in Myeongdong, there is a daily bus transfer departing from Shinsegae Duty Free Store Myeongdong [250 meters left from EXIT 5 (circle 5 in the map above)] of Myeongdong Station everyday. Read more... 
NOTE 3: If you plan to go to N Seoul Tower, you can walk there by walking into the alley behind EXIT 3 of Myeongdong Station (circle 3 in the map above). Book admission ticket online for more than 15% discount over normal counter price.
Incheon Airport Limousine Bus 6015's Bus Stops Around Myeongdong Area

Bus From Myeong-dong to Incheon Airport?

Yes, you can take the same bus (6015) from Myeong-dong to Incheon Airport. The first bus departs from Sejong Hotel (Myeongdong station) at 4:50am in the morning while the last bus departs at 8:35pm in the evening. 
If you prefer not to take bus, you can use the AREX train and Seoul Subway to travel between Incheon Airport and Myeong-dong. Otherwise, you may also taken taxi from Myeongdong to Incheon Airport. The taxi fare / rate is about the same as from Incheon airport to Myeongdong, whcih is approximately 65,000Won (plus 7,700Won toll). All said, shuttle bus 6015 is still the most preferred way for many tourist because it is a cheap, reliable and convenient way to go from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong or from Myeongdong to Incheon Airport.