A typical bus stop in Seoul, Korea

A typical bus stop in Seoul

If you need to get to a destination the Seoul Subway does not reach, then you probably will be able to get there on one of the more than 400 bus routes that run in and around Seoul.

Buses in Seoul can be differentiated by color.

Blue Bus (Mainline Bus)

Blue Bus (Mainline Bus), Seoul

Blue colored buses run on long distance routes and usually operate at higher speeds than the other colored buses. Blue bus routes connect areas outside central Seoul to downtown Seoul.

Blue Bus FaresTransportation Card (T-Money) Cash
Adults1200 won1300 won
Teenagers 720 won1000 won
Children450 won450 won

Green Bus (Branch Bus)

Green Bus (Branch Bus), Seoul

Green colored buses operate on short distance routes and run at slower speeds as they stop at most major subway stations and bus stations outside the center of Seoul.

Green Bus (Branch Bus)Transportation Card (T-Money) Cash
Adults1200 won1300 won
Teenagers 720 won1000 won
Children450 won450 won

Red Bus (Rapid Bus)

Red Bus (Rapid Bus), Seoul

Red colored buses operate on express routes. Like the blue bus route, red buses connect areas outside downtown Seoul.

Red Bus FaresTransportation Card (T-Money) Cash
Adults2300 won2400 won
Teenagers1360 won1800 won
Children1200 won1200 won

Yellow Bus (Circulation Bus)

Yellow Bus (Circulation Bus), Seoul, Korea

Yellow colored buses operate on routes that circle areas within downtown Seoul. Yellow bus routes stop at railway stations, tourists sights, shopping and business areas, and blue bus stops which allow connections to areas outside downtown Seoul.

Yellow Bus FaresTransportation Card (T-Money) Cash
Adults1100 won1200 won
Teenagers 560 won800 won
Children350 won350 won

Maeul Bus (Local Bus)

Maeul Bus (Local Bus), Seoul, Korea

Maeul Bus is a local bus that runs shorter routes compared to other buses in Seoul. Many of these routes include residential areas. The Maeul Bus is also smaller in size compared to other buses in Seoul.

Maeul Bus (Local Bus) FaresTransportation Card (T-Money) Cash
Adults900 won1000 won
Teenagers 480 won1000 won
Children300 won300 won

Night Bus

Night Bus FaresTransportation Card (T-Money) Cash
Adults2150 won2250 won
Teenagers 1360 won1800 won
Children1200 won1200 won