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East Asia Institute
#909 Sampoong B/D, 158, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04548, Republic of Korea
82 2 2277 1683
82 2 2277 1684/1697
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
by car
by taxi
by subway
by train
by plane

by car
When coming into Seoul by car, follow the directions for City Hall. From there, follow directions for Euljiro
1(il)-ga. Driving along Euljiro, follow the directions for Dongdaemun Stadium. After three blocks you will find
the EAI before the junction at Euljiro 4-ga on your right.
by taxi
When you take a taxi to the EAI, tell the driver to go to Sampoong-Nexus Building at Euljiro 4(sa)-ga Station.
The EAI is located within 15-20 minutes of most major hotels in the downtown area.
by subway
The EAI can be easily reached by subway. Both Line Number 2 and 5 go to Euljiro 4(sa)-ga station. From the
station, take exit 10 and walk straight ahead for about 100 meters until you reach the Sampoong-Nexus Building
on your left.
by train
Take a train to Seoul Station, the main terminus in Seoul, where you can then take either a taxi or subway.
A taxi will take about 10-15 minutes and cost around 3,000-4,000 won. Tell the taxi driver to take you to
Sampoong-Nexus Building at Euljiro 4(sa)-ga. By subway, you can take Line Number 1, heading for Uijeongbu,
and then change at the next stop City Hall for Line Number 2. Take Line Number 2 heading for Dongdaemun
Stadium and get off at Euljiro 4(sa)-ga Station.
by plane
If you arrive at Incheon International Airport, you can take either a bus or subway. Buses can be found outside
the entrance to the airport. Take bus number 6015 for Myeong-dong and get off at Euljiro 4-ga Station (Best
Western Gookdo Hotel). The journey will cost 9,000 won and will take around 70 minutes. Alternatively you can
take the subway directly from the airport. The A’REX (Airport Express) goes to Gimpo Airport Station where you
can change to Line Number 5. Take the Line Number 5 subway heading for Macheon and get off at Euljiro
4(sa)-ga Station. It takes 78 minutes in total from Incheon International Airport and costs 4,400 won.
If you arrive at Gimpo Airport then you can directly take Line Number 5, heading for Macheon, and get off at
Euljiro 4(sa)-ga Station. It takes 44 minutes from Gimpo Airport and costs 1,200 won.