For Transit Passengers of Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Top 3 Travel Destinations
The ICN offers its transit passengers city tours that take just a couple of hours.
While stopover means a break in a journey for more than 24 hours, transit refers to a stay less than 24-hours at a connecting point.
Also, transit passengers don't have to claim their baggage while stopover passengers have to.
So, transit passengers can enjoy themselves without worrying about carrying their baggage.
Eurwangni Beach - the Best Transit Tour #1
The ICN transit passengers can enjoy a three-hour trip to Eurwangni Beach. Of course, they can also enjoy swimming in summer.
Departure from the ICN (25 minutes by an ICN bus) → Eurwangni Beach & Seonnyeo Rock (120 minutes) → Arrival at the Incheon International Airport (25 minutes by an ICN bus).
Eurwangni Beach is the most popular beach in Incheon. Besides a large white sand beach, it boasts quite a sizable area of strangely shaped rocks nearby, including the Seonnyeo Rock which creates a fantastic view with the sea and the crashing waves.
The sunset viewed from the rock is just gorgeous. Nearby is a small fishing village where you can see fishing boats, fishermen and their simple lifestyles.
Be sure to drop by one of the eateries specializing in grilled clams and kalguksu (noodle soup) whose soup is made with a variety of seafood such as short-necked clams, scallops and mussels.
BMW Driving Center - the Best Transit Tour #2
The BMW Driving Center tour is a transit tour offered by the ICN at free of charge.
Departure from the ICN (20 minutes by an ICN bus) → BMW Driving Center (80 minutes to visit the Brand Experience Center and Junior Campus and experience Driving Tracks) → Arrival at the ICN (20 minutes by an ICN bus).
BMW Showroom enables you to meet the past and present of BMW.
You can see a full range of BMW models from 1 series to 7 series to X series.
You can even experience new models such as the high performance M series and futuristic electric car BMW i. In the BMW Motorrad display space, you can meet a wide range of BMW Motorrad models and witness the elaborate design of their riding gears.
You can also visit the Rolls-Royce Studio, the Mini Cooper Showroom and even John Cooper Works. Discover the racing instincts in all of us, regardless of age.
Junior Campus and Kids Driving School offer visitors chances to make eco-friendly cars, learn more about basic scientific principles involved, and have traffic safety education and driving experience.
Ask for a guided tour so you can secure the most comfortable way to explore the interior and exterior of the BMW Driving Center.
Each indoor tour is designed for 20 persons. The tour starts at the reception on the first floor and passes all highlights such as BMW Showroom, Lifestyle Shop, Heritage Gallery and MINI Showroom. It then continues to the Junior Campus on the second floor. The tour is designed to let visitors dive into the history and discover the values of the BMW brand.
The first floor also features Isetta Bar that serves diverse beverages and snacks in a classic atmosphere. The second floor is home to TERRASSE Restaurant which serves the high-end dishes prepared by the Walkerhill Hotel. Patrons enjoy cuisine while looking out to tracks.
The outdoor tour is called the Joy Tour. It starts at the courtyard behind Lifestyle Shop. A specially manufactured 14-person electric cart offers an outdoor tour of the driving track so that visitors can indirectly experience the diverse facilities at BMW Driving Center, the six driving courses, and a variety of driving experience programs run on the courses.
- Location: 1677-77 Unseo-dong, Jung-gu
- Inquiry : 080-269-3300
- Website : http://www.bmw-driving-center.co.kr
- Open hours : 09:00~18:00
- Showrooms: accessible at free of charge
- Driving Experience: a paid service
The Incheon Student Science Museum - the Best Transit Tour #3
Here's the best tour idea if you are traveling with your children!
Departure from the ICN (13 minutes by bus / Incheon Bridge toll fees) → Incheon Student Science Museum (94 minutes for a tour of five exhibit halls) → Arrival at the ICN (13 minutes by bus / Incheon Bridge toll fees)
Established in 1983, the Incheon Student Science Museum located in Yeongjongdo. Incheon Education & Science Research Institute provides diverse educational materials and information needed to foster young talent.
The museum is equipped with a planetarium featuring a large dome-shaped projection screen onto which scenes of stars, etc. are made to simulate the 'motions of the heaves.' The museum is composed of five exhibit halls entitled Kkumdori Hall, Natural History Hall, Basic Science Experience Hall, Future Science Hall, and Science Experience Hall.
- Location: 74-10, Yeongjong-daero 277beon-gil, Jung-gu
- Inqhiry : 032-751-8100
- Website : http://www.ienet.re.kr
- Open hours : 10:00~17:00, Closed on Mondays