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November 2017 Newsletter from KNTO LA - GO PYEONGCHANG INFORMATION

  • Date01/24/2018
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GO PYEONGCHANG INFORMATION

 

Wondering where & how to purchase 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games ticket? or Having difficulty to find accommodation near the hosting city?  or Need more transportation information? Whatever your concern is, we have created the complete ‘Go Pyeongchang’ guide to fulfill your questions.

  • How to purchase Olympic Winter Games Tickets Online!
  1. Point browser to www.cosport.com
  2. Create account and log in
  3. Choose from Hotel & Ticket packages, or Ticket Packages
  4. Make your selections and add products to cart
  5. Enter payment information
  •  How to purchase Winter Olympic Games tickets offline! 
    (Starting from November 1st, 2017, tickets can be purchased at these 24 designated locations)
  1.  International Airport (2 locations/starting from November 3rd): Gimpo AirportIncheon Airport
  2. KTX Stations (19 locations/starting from November 6th): Seoul, Yongsan, Yeongdeungpo, Suwon, Cheongnyangni, Donghae, Jecheon, Daejeon, Cheonan-Asan, Iksan, Gwangju-Songjeong, Mokpo, Suncheon, Yeosu, Yeongju, Busan, Ulsan, Dongdaegu, Masan
  3. KTX Information and locations
  4. Main Ticket Centers (3 locations/starting from November 1st): Seoul City Hall, Gangwon Provincial Government Office, Gangneung City Hall

Ticket Prices (1USD = 1,112KRW, exchange rate as of November 1, 2017)

  •     Opening Ceremony : A 1,500,000 / B 800,000 / C 600,000 / D 220,000 KRW
  •  Closing Ceremony : A 950,000 / B 600,000 / C 400,000 / D 220,000 KRW
  •  Sports: 20,000 ~ 250,000 KRW depending on each discipline and session

For more information about purchasing tickets, click here

 



Complete Guide to the PyeongChang Korail Pass

 
Questions answered in this guide:
     - What is the Korail Pass
     - Available trains
     - Types and prices
     - Reservation and Validity Period
     - How to Purchase and Use the PyeongChang Korail Pass


What is the Korail Pass?

  • It is a foreigner-exclusive railway pass launched in commemoration of the 2018 Winter Sports Event
  • Pass holders can travel throughout Korea including Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon by Korail trains from February 1, 2018 to March 25, 2018
  • Pass holders can take as many train trips as they want during the validity period of their PyeongChang Korail Pass

 Available Trains

  • KTX-Sancheon, ITX-Saemaeul, ITX-Cheongchun
  • Saemaeul, Mugunghwa, Nuriro, commuter trains
  • 5 tourist belt trains: Central Inland Circle Train (O-train), Baekdu-daegan Valley Train (V-train) / South Coasts Train (S-train) / Peace Train (DMZ-train) / Jeongseon Arirang Train (A-train) / West Gold Train (G-train)
  • more information about trains

Types and Prices [Currency unit: KRW]
 

TYPE

ADULT
(Ages 26 and above)

CHILD1)
(Ages 4-12)

SAVER2)
(2 to 5 people)

YOUTH3)
(Ages 13-25)

5-day Pass

168,000

84,000

151,000

134,000

7-day Pass

195,000

97,000

176,000

156,000


1) Children under the age of 4 can use the trains free of charge when accompanied by a guardian (age of 13 and older) who has purchased a pass
2) Only a group of 2 to 5 people that has the same itinerary can use the SAVER Pass
3) YOUTH Pass is only for teens or students who have the ISIC (International Student Identity Card)
 
Reservation and Validity Period

  • Reservation Period: 10/10/17 - 12/10/17
  • PyeongChang Korail pass can only be purchased during the reservation period above
  • Once sold out, the pass can no longer be purchased
  • Validity Period: 2/1/18 - 3/25/18

How to Purchase and Use the PyeongChang Korail Pass

  • STEP 1: Visit the Korail website (www.letskorail.com/pyeongchang)
  • STEP 2: Choose either a 5-day or 7-day pass (select your departure date as well)

* Once selected, the departure date can be changed only once

  • STEP 3: Select the date and location of where to retrieve your commemorative card and a coupon booklet, then make a payment
  • STEP 4: Print your PyeongChang Korail Pass

* You must bring the hard-copy when you visit Korea

  • STEP 5: Select the train, time, and seat* you want, then print the ticket

* You can reserve your seat from the Korail website starting 30 days before boarding the train
** Seats will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis
*** You may have to reserve a standing ticket if seats are fully booked (standing tickets can only be issued at stations)

  • STEP 6: Retrieve your commemorative card and a coupon booklet at a designated counter (January 22, 2018 - March 25, 2018)

* You need to have the printed PyeongChang Korail Pass (Step 4) with you to retrieve the card and a coupon booklet

  • STEP 7: Take the train

Transportation Information

  • Incheon International Airport-Seoul Station- Cheongnyangni Station -Hoengseong - Pyeongchang-Jinbu-Gangneung

  • Olympic Host City Area

  • KTX Information Service Period: 2/9/18 - 2/26/18 (daily)
  • Service Routes:
  1. Incheon International Airport-Gangneung: Takes about 3 hours, runs 4 times each (northbound and southbound)
  2. Sangbong (Seoul)-Gangneung: Takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes, runs 15 times each (northbound and southbound)
  3. Cheongnyangni (Seoul)-Gangneung: Takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes, runs 10 times each (northbound and southbound)
  4. Seoul Station-Gangneung: Takes about 2 hours, runs 10 times each (northbound and southbound)

 


Free Shuttle Service Information by Area

  • Service Period: 2/9/18 - 2/26/18 (daily)
  • Service Route: Between local hotel and main branch (transport mall) in host city

Area

Service Route

Interval 
(min)

Trip Time 
(min)

Distance
(km)

Number of Trips
(times per day)

Service Hours

Wonju Area

Oak Valley↔Saemal IC Entrance↔Phoenix Park↔Jinbu Transport Mall

60

110

104.3

16

8am-1am

Hotel Inter-Burgo Wonju↔Wonju IC Entrance↔Welli Hilli Park↔Phoenix Park↔Jinbu Transport Mall

120

120

108.3

8

8am-1am

Sokcho Area

Daemyung Del Pino Condo & Village↔Hanwha Resort Sorano↔Seorak-dong↔Naksan Beach↔Daemyung Condo↔Sol Beach↔Gangneung Transport Mall

30

100

68.4

34

8am-1am

Donghae Area

Samcheok Beach (Daemyung Condo Sol Beach)↔Mangsang Beach (Donghaeboyang Hot Spring Convention Hotel)↔Gangneung Transport Mall

60

75

65.8

15

8am-1am

 May be subject to change depending on the reservation status of the accommodation in the future


Accommodations near the Olympic Games Host City

  • 33 hotels (a total of 5.355 rooms* located in 9 cities and counties
  • Room reservations may close early depending on the situation 

City/County

Name

Star Rating

Number of Available Rooms

Phone Number / Website

Wonju City

Hansol Oak Valley

4

350

+82 33-730-3501
http://www.oakvalley.co.kr

Hotel Inter-Burgo Wonju

4

125

+82 33-769-8114
http://wonju.inter-burgo.com

Gangneung City

MGM Hotel

2

51

+82 33-644-2559

Gyungpo Beach Tourist Hotel

3

65

+82 33-643-6699
www.gyungpobeach.com

Value Hotel

4

142

Scheduled to open in December 2017

Donghae City

New Donghae Tourist Hotel

4

27

+82 33-533-9215
http://www.hotelnd.com

Donghaeboyang Hot Spring Convention Hotel

4

121

+82 33-530-0700
http://www.mangsanggrand.co.kr

Sokcho City

Kumho Resort Seorak

3

150

+82 33-636-8000
http://www.kumhoresort.co.kr

Sky Sea Cruise

4

443

Scheduled to open in November 2017

Spa Story in Seorak

4

250

http://seorakspastroyhotel.modoo.at

The Class 300 Hotel

4

31

+82 33-630-9000
http://www.theclass300.com

The Class 300 Condominium

3

45

+82 33-630-9000
http://www.theclass300.com

Hanwha Resort Sorano (Main Building)

4

300

+82 33-635-7711
http://www.hanwharesort.co.kr

Hanwha Resort Sorano (Annexed Building)

3

600

+82 33-635-7711
http://www.hanwharesort.co.kr

Youngrangho Resort

4

63

+82 33-633-0001
www.yrhresort.co.kr

Maremons Hotel

4

3

+82 33-630-7000
http://www.hotelmaremons.com

Samcheok

Seaspovill Resort

3

54

+82 33-570-5000
http://www.seaspovill.co.kr

Hoengseong County

Alps Daeyoung Village

4

117

+82 33-340-8000
http://www.alpsdy.com

Welli Hilli Park

3

294


http://www.wellihillipark.com/index/html

PyeongChang County

Millbridge

3

18

+82 33-335-7282
http://www.millbridge.co.kr

Goseong County

I'Park Condominium

3

205

+82 33-635-9300
http://www.i-parkcondo.co.kr

Ilsung Seorak Condo

3

300

+82 33-636-0013
http://www.ilsungresort.co.kr

Pine Ridge Resort

4

239

http://www.pineridge.co.kr

Kensington Seorak Beach Resort

3

110

+82 33-631-7601
http://www.kensingtonresort.co.kr

Daemyung
 Del Pino Golf & Resort Hotel

4

80

+82 33-635-8311
www.daemyungresort.com

Daemyung
Del Pino Condo & Village (New Building)

4

400

+82 33-635-8311
www.daemyungresort.com

Daemyung
Del Pino Condo & Village (Old Building)

3

350

+82 33-635-8311
www.daemyungresort.com

Yangyang County

Naksan Meriel Condo

2

30

+82 33-672-0571
http://www.n-meriel.com

Ocean Valley Resort

2

91

+82 33-672-4200
http://www.ov-resort.com

Osaek Greenyard Hotel

3

261

+82 33-670-1000
http://www.greenyardhotel.com

SpaWood Yangyang

3

30

 

The Suites Hotel Naksan

3

5

+82 33-670-1100
http://www.suites.co.kr

San & Bada Hotel

2

5

+82 33-673-3313
http://sanbadahotel.com

 


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