Travel Information

1. Airport:

You have to fly into Incheon International Airport (ICN).

When you reserve an air ticket, please take the following schedule into account. The conference will start ~7 pm with the Welcoming Reception on June 25, 2019 and will end ~12:30 pm on June 28. It usually takes ~4 hours between airport to the conference site or hotels.

After the conference, we will a bus for the excursion, which will depart around 1 pm and returns to Daejeon around 6 pm.

Our original plans to arrange our own buses to airport have been modified. For those who need to go to the airport, we will help them to purchase tickets for buses to the airport (see the time table in the following).


2. Airport to Daejeon:

Please take into account that it takes about 3 hours by bus. Buses run about every 20 min.

There are two terminals (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) at Incheon International Airport. Depending on which terminal you land in, the location of airport limousine bus stop is different.

For Terminal 1, the bus stop is on the 1st floor. You have to exit the airport terminal, cross the road, and go to the bus gate No. 11 for Regional Bus. The ticket office is right near the bus gate 11. Please click the following link for more detail information. ※ Note: The limousine bus company at the airport does not accept some international credit cards. So it would be safe to bring some Korean cash (you can find banks just before exiting the custom).

LINK for direction from Terminal 1 to Daejeon Government Complex


For Terminal 2, the bus stop is the on the B1 floor of the airport terminal building. Simply follow the sign "Bus" and you should be able to find the bus ticket office and bus gates. Usually the bus gate to Daejeon Government complex is No. 5. Please click the following link for more detail information. ※ Note: The limousine bus company at the airport does not accept some international credit cards. So it would be safe to bring some Korean cash (you can find banks just before exiting the custom).

LINK for direction from Terminal 2 to Daejeon Government Complex


◆ Timetable for Airport Limousine Bus from Incheon Airport to Daejeon Jeong-bu Cheong-sa (Government Complex)

Bus fare (one way): 23,700 (black) and 26,100 won (red)

Estimated time: 3 hours


3. Daejeon bus stop to Hotels:

Entering Daejeon, there will multiple bus stops. You should take off at the third bus stop, which is Cheong-bu Cheong-sa (Government complex). Usually many taxis are waiting there. It takes about 10 min to Lotte City Hotel (or Hotel ICC) by taxi. Even if you miss the second bus stop, do not panic. You are still near the hotels. It would just take more time (at most 30 min) by taxi.

Then you can simply show the following Korean phrase to the taxi driver.

To Lotte City Hotel: "롯데 시티 호텔 부탁합니다"

To Hotel ICC: "호텔 ICC 부탁합니다"

You can print out these useful Korean phrases. For more detail, click the following link.

LINK for Korean phrases to give directions to the taxi driver


4. Hotels to IBS(Reception) or KAIST(Conference):

It takes about 15 minutes (<1 km) to walk from the hotels to IBS Headquarters Daejeon (Reception Place). For the direction from the hotels to reception place, please click the following link.

LINK for direction for walking from Hotels to IBS (Reception)

During the conference, we will operate a shuttle bus between the hotels and KAIST (conference place). For the direction for using the shuttle bus, please click the following link.

LINK for Shuttle Bus Guide


5. Daejeon to Airport:

Our original plans to arrange our own buses to airport have been modified. For those who need to go to the airport, we will help them to purchase tickets for express buses to the airport.

If you let us know the flight departure time and terminal by sending an email to icusd2019@gmail.com, we will buy bus tickets for you in advance.


◆ Timetable for Airport Limousine Bus from Daejeon Jeong-bu Cheong-sa (Government Complex) to Incheon Airport

Bus fare (one way): 23,100 (black) and 25,400 won (red)

Estimated time: 3 hours