The KORAIL PASS is a train travel pass for foreign tourists. The biggest advantage is that visitors can have unlimited use of South Korean trains including the KTX within specified times! With a total of 80 routes and more than 600 stations, visitors can travel freely on any commuter train for as many times as they like and enjoy traveling South Korea with zero concerns. In addition to standard tickets, discount tickets such as peer tickets and children's tickets are offered as well, which are very popular among local traveling backpackers.
・Update on the booking restriction. (2018.10.22) [Previous rule] Korean citizens who hold a PR passport (residence passport) can use the pass. [Current rule] Korean citizens who hold a PR passport are not allowed to use the pass. Be sure to confirm the [KORAIL PASS] page before booking. ・Booking, cancellation, and usage change after 15:00 on March 28, 2018 (2018.03.28) [Main changes] 1. We will issue a "KORAIL PASS" ticket in replace of a "KORAIL PASS" voucher. 2. Cancellation terms are changed. ※For more details, please refer to the [Notes for booking] in [Notes] at the bottom of the reservation page. ※Customers who purchase the KORAIL PASS before 15:00 on March 28, 2018 have to exchange for tickets at the ticket office.
|Accepted Size for Reservation||1People|
|Age Restriction||No Restrictions|
|Children can participate for free||Up to a maximum of 5 years of age (Kids over 5 yrs old (children under the age of 6 are free, age calculation is based on the using date of the KORAIL PASS))|
|Included Service||KORAIL PASS|
|Payment Method||Online Payment(Credit Card(VISA, MASTER, JCB))
※The payment method varies depending on the currency you are charged in.
|Main Organizing Company||hana tour|
|Deadline||Permanent (can be booked from 31 days to 6 days before the boarding day)|
・Foreigners visiting Korea.
・Korean citizens (inclunding PR passport holders) are not allowed to use.
・Foreigners living in Korea can use it.
【About the types of PASS】
●Consecutive PASS: from the first date of commencement, it is valid for 3 days in-a -row.
●Select PASS (flexible): Choose the boarding date within 10 days from the first date of commencement. (cannot be changed after decided).
※It is limited to 10 days from the first date of commencement.
※You can designate 2 days at a time when you exchange tickets, or within 10 days from the first date of commencement.
・SAVER PASS: passengers with same itinerary as a group of 2 to 5.
・NORMAL PASS can only book one person at a time.
・SAVER PASS has no age limit and the price is all the same.
● Enter the following information when booking.
- the name of all the participants (English name in passport), nationality, passport number, date of birth, date of use of KORAIL PASS, email address of the booker.
※The information above will be gave to the KORAIL.
●How to use
1. Make a booking on the Hanchao page.
2. Hanchao will issue a "KORAIL PASS" ticket (the ticket can be viewed in [Booking Confirmation])
3. Book the train ticket in advance on the KORAIL website [KORAIL official website]
※ Train tickets can be booked within 30 days.
4. Precautions for boarding
※All of the passengers taking "KORAIL PASS" have to bring a passport.
※You can designate your seat in the KTX ticket window.
※Please be sure to print the "KORAIL PASS" ticket out (screenshot is invalid).
※During the Spring Festival, KTX is expected to be fully booked. Also, the train will be crowded before and after holidays, so you might not be able to exchange for a seat during the period.
※The SRT opened on December 9, 2016 is not included in the usage of KORAIL PASS.
Ticket exchange can be made at the KORAIL PASS (Korean Railway Pass) station,excluding Dongtan station, Jije station and Cheonan-Asan station. Please pay attention to it.
How to choose a seat
1. After entering the official website, select "My Booking" page.
2. Enter the ticket number (check it on the e-ticket) or enter email address (on your booking confirmation) and password.
3. Click "Inquire" to select the seat.
※The seats are randomly assigned (please exchange tickets at the ticket office if you want to sit together but made different orders.)
※In the case of Select PASS Tickets, you have to select the date of travel on the official website before you choose your seat.
※The date of commencement can only be changed once.
※ When you choose first class seats, the fee will be automatically added.
※ You can save your electronic ticket to your mobile phone or print it out. You can show the e-ticket or printed ticket when the staff checkes the tickets.
※Select language (Chinese, English, Korean)
Go to the official website ▶
・Successful reservation 15 days prior to the use of KORAIL PASS: 5% of the travel/transportation payment
・1 to 14 days prior to the use of KORAIL PASS: 10% of the travel/transportation payment
・On the day of the use of KORAIL PASS and no-show without making any contact: 100% of the travel/transportation payment
※ The cancellation request made outside the service hours of KORAIL PASS Ticket Office (weekends and national holidays of South Korea) shall be processed next working day and be taken as a request made that day.
※ The rules above apply to reservation change (participating date and number of participants). Please take note of it.
※ If the customer cancels an order paid for with Alipay because of change of mind, he or she shall be charged 3% of the travel/performance payment as a processing fee. It is based on Alipay overseas service policy.
※ An order, starting from the day it was successfully paid for, can not be cancelled if the cancellation is made too many days later: over 80 days if paid with Alipay, over 180 days if paid with UnionPay, over 90 days if paid with WeChat Pay, and over 1 year if paid with credit card.
※ The posted information may be changed without additional notice. Please be aware that the integrity of the posted information is not guaranteed.