Welcome to Seoul 

in Korea

May 12 ~ 17, 2024. The K Hotel Seoul, 70, Baumoe-ro

12-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

(former address: 202, Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul)


Note : We are working hard to provide more information.

We provide more information here : sc4.kstep.or.kr 


Seoul is the capital of South Korea, located at the heart of the Korean Peninsula, and is a modern and dynamic city.

Seoul Weather in May: A Beautiful Spring Season

•May in Seoul marks the transition from spring to early summer. The weather is delightful, making it one of the best times to visit the South Korean capital. Here's what you can expect:

Temperature: In early to mid-May, the average daytime temperature in Seoul ranges from around 20°C to 25°C, providing a pleasant and mild climate. Evenings might get a bit cooler, so it's advisable to bring a light jacket.

Outdoor Activities: May is the perfect month to explore outdoor activities. Seoul's parks, such as Han River parks and Seoul Forest, are teeming with visitors enjoying picnics, biking, and hiking. You can revel in the vibrant greenery and blooming flowers.

For your flight

Incheon International Airport(ICN)

As Northeast Asia's hub, Incheon International Airpot is located 1 hour-dirve from Seoul. Named as the world's best airport in airport service for the 12th consecutive year, it is accommodating to 84 airlines across the world and an estimated 390,000 flights are made a year.

Gimpo International Airport(GMP) 

Domestic flights + some international flight

Located 30 minute-drive from central Seoul, Gimpo International Airport is Korea's second largest international airport after Incheon International Airport

Access (Airport Seoul)

Air Train

AREX is a railway line that connects downtown Seoul with Incheon International Airport and Gimpo Airport. There are two classes of train available: 1) All Stop Train - Stops at every station; and 2) Express Train - Runs non-stop between Incheon Int’l Airport and Seoul Station. Express Trains depart every 20 to 40 minutes from Incheon Int’l Airport and take approximately 40 minutes. All Stop Trains leave every 5 to 10 minutes and take just under 60 minutes to get to Seoul Station. The Express Train costs KRW 9,500 each way, while the All Stop Train is KRW 4,150 - 4,750.

Airport Bus

Airport buses travel to all major areas of Seoul. Tickets are KRW 5,000 to 15,000 and the travel time is approximately 60 to 80 minutes, depending on traffic and the destination. Tickets can be purchased at designated ticket booths outside the passenger terminal, or fare can be paid in cash,T-money, or credit card (at Incheon Airport). More information on routes and schedules is available at https://www.airport.kr/ap/en/tpt/busRouteList.do.

Airport Bus Companies

※ City Airport Logis & Travel: https://www.calt.co.kr/

※ Airport Limousine: http://www.airportlimousine.co.kr

※ Seoul Airbus: http://www.seoulairbus.com

※ KAL Limousine: https://www.kallimousine.com


There are four types of taxis: Standard, international, deluxe, and jumbo taxi vans. International taxis are 20 percent more expensive than standard taxis and drivers speak English, Japanese, or Chinese. Deluxe taxis are approximately 40 to 50 percent more expensive than standard taxis, but use larger, more luxurious sedans. Jumbo taxi vans can accommodate up to eight passengers at once and are the same price as deluxe taxies. Taxi stands for each type of taxi are located outside the arrival terminal.

Regular taxis are the cheapest and most common taxis in Seoul and can be easily caught anywhere. Regular taxis are mostly orange, but they are also available in white, gray, and other colors.

Large taxis can carry up to 8 passengers and the fare is the same as a deluxe taxi

Deluxe taxis have higher base fares, distance and hourly rates than regular taxis, but they do not have late-night surcharges, their vehicles are generally larger and more luxurious, and they provide very safe service. Deluxe taxis have a black body with gold stripes and are usually found at major hotels and tourist attractions.

Cultural Events

May Delights in Seoul: Enjoying Spring's Finest Weather

Cherry Blossoms: While cherry blossoms usually peak in April, some late-blooming cherry blossoms can still be spotted in early May, adding a touch of natural beauty to the city.

Dry Weather: May in Seoul is relatively dry, with low rainfall. However, occasional light showers may occur, so having an umbrella on hand is a good idea.

Cultural Events: May is a month filled with cultural events and festivals. Seoul hosts various events, such as the "Lotte World Spring Festival" and the "Seoul International Wine Festival," where you can savor local cuisine and culture.