You can go to the island from South Korea.

The island is northeast of the capital of South Korea.The small island is located in the North Han River and is 2.5 miles in diameter.Thanks to its picturesque trees, gardens, and European-inspired architecture, Nami Island has become a popular spot for visitors.In the first part of your trip, you can take a bus, ride a taxi, or walk to Nami Island.You can use other travel methods to get to the island.

Step 1: If you want an inexpensive option, take the Gyeongchun subway.

Gapyeong station is the first place you need to go if you want to take the subway to Nami Island.The Gyeongchun Line takes 90 to 120 minutes and costs 2,350 Korean won.You can take the subway from the airport to Yongsan Station.T-money is a smart card that can be used to pay for transportation.The cards can be used at the airport, subway stations, and convenience stores for 4,000 won.

Step 2: If you are in a hurry, ride the ITX train from Yongsan Station.

The train ride takes about an hour.It costs around 5,200 won for reserved seating tickets and 4,900 for standing/non-assigned tickets.You can check departure times from Yongsan Station to Gapyeong Station on the Korail website.You can type “Gapyeong” into the Arrive field.There is a list of travel times for the ITX-Cheongchun train.You can use a Korail pass, which includes free seat reservations, or buy tickets on the KTX website.

Step 3: For more freedom, drive to Gapyeong Station in your own vehicle.

Gapyeong Station can be reached via a 40 mile (64 km) drive from South Korea.Depending on the route you take and the volume of traffic, your commute can take up to 2 hours.You can’t find driving directions from Seoul to Gapyeong or Nami Island.If you are unfamiliar with which route to take, it might be helpful to ask your host or hotel employee.

Step 4: Hire a taxi for a shorter trip.

Taxis are parked near the information center.Taxi rides start at $4000 won and go up to 5000 won.If you want to get to Nami Island quicker, Taxis are a great option.

Step 5: For a less expensive option, take the city bus.

A city bus leaves Gapyeong Station every half hour.You can take the city bus.The bus ride takes 5 to 10 minutes and costs 1,250 Korean won.Bus tickets can be purchased using won or a T-money card.

Step 6: You can walk from the station to the island on foot.

The walk from Gapyeong to the island takes about 20 to 25 minutes.The distance is less than one mile.If the weather is bad, you might want to take a taxi or bus.

Step 7: You can take the Nami Island Direct Shuttle Bus from South Korea.

There is a shuttle bus service that travels from 3 different pickup points.A round-trip ticket for an adult costs 15,000 won and 7,500 won.There is information on how to reserve a shuttle bus on the website.

Step 8: If you want more privacy, you can hire a driving service.

You can hire a car or van to take you to the island if you prefer a private service.For groups of 4 or fewer people, a small car is a good option.Groups larger than 4 people can use a van.Depending on how many people are in your group and what type of cars are available, the cost for a driving service will vary.A 7-seater van through Indiway would cost about 120kwon.

Step 9: You should buy a tour package to plan your transportation.

Shuttle bus transport and sightseeing are included in some tour companies’ packages.Depending on which activities you pick, tour package prices can range from 40,000 won to 50,000 won.Klook is a popular travel booking service.You can see an example of their tour package here.

Step 10: The Garden of Morning Calm is a great place to visit.

The Garden of Morning Calm is a popular tourist spot.The plants and flowers look beautiful no matter what time of the year you visit, as there are different festivals held in every season.Adult tickets cost 9,500 won.Middle school to high school tickets cost 7,000 won.The cost for kids of elementary school-age and under is 6,000 won.The Garden of Morning Calm website doesn’t specify age ranges for their youth or kids tickets, so you might ask for clarification when buying tickets.

Step 11: In Petite France you can experience European culture.

Flea markets, puppet shows, photo opportunities, and more can be found in Petite France.There were many Korean soap operas filmed here.The cost of adult tickets is $8.83, teen tickets are $7.07, and child tickets cost $5.30Gapyeong citizens and senior citizens can get some discounts from Petite France.Petite France distinguishes teens from children based on their educational level.If you need more information, ask.

Step 12: Enjoy Korean food like tteok-bokki.

A common Korean street food is Tteok-bokki.The Yeongajiga Lunch Box has tteok-bokki.One of the most popular dishes on the island is dakgalbi, a spicy chicken and vegetable stir fry.It is available at the store.Pizza, sandwiches, and coffee are some of the other food and drink options on the island.