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Transportation Information for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games

Opening & Closing Ceremonies : PyeongChang Olympic Stadium

☞ Snow Sports Venues (Skiing, Snowboard, Bobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge and others): PyeongChang and Jeongseon Area
  • Pre Games-Time
    • Public Transportation : Janpyeong∙Jinbu∙Hoenggye Bus Terminal → Take Taxi, City Bus to Venues
    • Driving : Park Near Venues → Walk to Venues
  • Games- Time
    • Public Transportation : Jinbu Station (KTX), Janpyeong∙Jinbu∙Hoenggye Bus Terminal → Take Shuttle Bus at Park and ride lot (Jinbu, Hoenggye, Bokwang, Jeongseon)
    • Driving : Park at Park and ride lot (Jinbu, Hoenggye, Bokwang, Jeongseon) → Take Shuttle Bus to Venues

Ice Sports Venues (Ice Hockey, Skating, Curling) : Gangneung(Gangneung Olympic Park, Gwandong University)

  • Pre Games-Time
    • Public Transportation : Gangneung Bus Terminal → Take Taxi, City Bus to Venues
    • Driving : Park Near Venues → Walk to Venues
  • Games- Time
    • Public Transportation : Gangneung Station (KTX), Gangneung Bus Terminal → Take Shuttle Bus at Park and ride lot (Gangneung Station, Hoesan, Hongje, Seongsan, Bukgangneung)
    • Driving : Park at Park and ride lot (Gangneung Station, Hoesan, Hongje, Seongsan, Bukgangneung) → Take Shuttle Bus to Venues

Park & Ride lot

  • For smooth and convenient transfer, shuttle buses are provided for spectators during the Olympic Games.
  • For convenient transfer between venues, please park personal cars in the designated Park & Ride lot and use shuttle buses for spectators.

Spectator Shuttle Buses

  • The shuttle buses will connect the competitions venues of the Games, public transportation hubs and Park & Ride sites organically, centering around the transport malls in Jinbu, Hoenggye and Gangneung during Games time.
    • - The ticket holders for the day’s competitions can use the shuttle buses for free.
    • - From the day before the opening ceremony until the day after the closing ceremony, the shuttle buses for spectators will operate every day from three hours before the competition starts for the day until two hours after the last competition ends.
  • Jinbu Area
    • Bongpyeong Park & Ride lot
    • Bongpyeong Park & Ride lot
    • Bokwang Snow Park
    • Jangpyeong Bus Terminal
    • Jangpyeong Station
    • Jeongseon Alpine Centre
    • Alpensia Sports Park
  • Hoenggye Area
    • Alpensia Sliding Centre
    • Yongpyong Alpine Centres
    • Alpensia Sports Park
    • Olympic Plaza
  • Gangneung Area
    • Gangneung Bus Terminal
    • Seongsan Park & Ride lot
    • Hongje Park & Ride lot
    • Kwandong Hockey Centre
    • Olympic Park
    • Gangneung Station
    • Hoesan

Public Transportation

Operations of KTX, the high-speed trains

  • Gangneung Station : to start operation in December 2017
  • Jinbu Station : to start operation in December 2017
  • To purchase tickets, please visit the ticketing site(www.letskorail.com) of KORAIL
    ※ The ticketing information will be provided after the high-speed train operation plan for the Wonju-Gangwon line is confirmed (scheduled for July 2017)

Express Bus and Inter-city Bus Operation

Express Bus and Inter-city Bus Operation
  Destination(Games-related venues) Adjacent Bus Terminal
PyoengChang PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre
Alpensia Biathlon Centre
Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre
Alpensia Sliding Centre
Yongpyong Alpine Centre
Hoenggye Inter-city Bus Terminal
Bokwang Snow Park Jangpyeong Inter-city Bus Terminal
Gangneung Gangneung Hockey Centre
Gangneung Oval
Gangneung Ice Arena
Gangneung Curling Centre
Kwandong Hockey Centre
Gangneung Inter-city Bus Terminal
Gangneung Express Bus Terminal
Jeongseon Jeongseon Alpine Centre Jinbu Inter-city Bus Terminal
Jeongseon Inter-city Bus Terminal

Expressways (between across the nation and the venues)

Seoul Metropolitan Area

Yeongdong Expressway (toward Gangneung)
Yeongdong II Expressway (toward Gangneung)
(Expressway between Gwangju and Wonju)

Chungcheong Area

Jungbu Expressway (Hobeob Interchange)/Jungbu Naeryuk Expressway (Yeoju Interchange) → Yeongdong Expressway (toward Gangneung)

South Gyeongsang Area

Jungang Expressway (Manjong Interchange)/Jungbu Naeryuk Expressway (Yeoju Interchange) → Yeongdong Expressway (toward Gangneung)

South Jeolla Area

Honam Expressway → Gyeongbu Expressway (Singal Interchange)/Jungbu Expressway (Hobeob Interchange) → Yeongdong Exressway (toward Gangneung)


* Yeongdong Expressway (toward Gangneung)
  • Myeonon IC → Bokwang Snow Park
  • Dagwallyeong IC → Alpensia Sports Park
  • Gangneung IC → Gangneung Olympic Park

National Roads

  • During the PyeongChang 2018 Games, the national roads will be used as bypasses for expressways and the routes that connect the KTX train stations and the venues.
  • National Road No. 6, which connects Dunnae, Mui, Jangpyeong and Ganpyeong, and Regional Road No. 456 will bypass Dunnae Interchange and Daegwallyeong Interchange, which are expected to be congested.
  • National Road No. 59 connects Jinbu Interchange and Jeongseon.
National Roads
No. Route Section Note
1 National Road No. 6 Dunnae - Ganpyeong (45.8km) 2-4 lanes
2 National Road No. 59 Najeon - Jinbu (25.6km) 2 lanes
3 Regional Road No. 456 Woljeong - Hoenggye (9.5km) 4 lanes

Railways

  • KTX, the high-speed trains, to open between Incheon International Airport and Gangneung, improving the existing line, for PyeongChang 2018, will take visitors from the airport to the venue in just one hour.
  • With major cities across the nation such as Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, Yeosu and Daejeon already connected by KTX, the accessibility to the venues of PyeongChang 2018 will be further improved.
  • There are Jinbu Station and Gangneung Station as major train stations close to the venues.
Incheon International Airport / Seoul / Cheongnyangni / Sangbong / Seowonju / PyeongChang / Bokwang Snow Park / Jinbu / Alpensia Sports Park / Gangneung / Gangneung Olympic Park, Incheon Airport Railroad / Speedup of conventional railway / Wonju-Gangneung High-speed Railway