1. About the Seoul City Tour Bus

The Seoul City Tour Bus provides organized shuttle tours to the city’s most popular attractions. For the price of just a single ticket, you can spend all day hopping on and hopping off the bus* as it follows a circular route connecting Seoul’s top sightseeing destinations. For first-time visitors, there is no better way to discover the city.


Gwanghwamun Plaza


The company offers audio guides of Seoul in 11 different languages. At first, the audio guide was only available in Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese. Service has since expanded to include French, German, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Malaysian. The Seoul City Tour Bus company is currently working on adding more languages for the convenience of visitors and Italian, Arabic, Hindi, and Portuguese will be available in the future.

*Night Courses run without stops.

2. Downtown Palace Namsan Course


Three light islands

This 22-stop course takes you past not only Seoul’s historic royal palaces, but also to popular tourist destinations such as Namsan Seoul Tower, Myeong-dong, Itaewon, Namdaemun Market and the National Museum of Korea.


3. Panorama Course


Seoul night view


Get some sweeping views of Seoul from this 14-stop tour that takes you to Namsan, Cheonggyecheon Stream, the Hangang River and other scenic spots.


4. Night Course


Lotte Tower


Spend a romantic evening cruising around the city. This course lets you enjoy Seoul’s electrifying nighttime vistas, both from above (Namsan Seoul Tower) and below (along the Hangang River).


5. Around Gangnam Course

Enjoy the sights of Gangnam riding a comfortable trolley bus. This course will take you to all the major sites and attractions like Seonjeongneung Royal Tomb, COEX, Lotte World Tower, Sebitseom Island, Seorae Village…

5.1. Open Top Bus

High Decker Open Top Bus

5.2. Double Decker Bus

2F bus

5.3. Trolley Bus

Trolley bus

※The Seoul City Tour Bus is a transportation service popular among tourists for their upgraded buses and tour routes to Seoul’s major attractions.


6. Runs and Departures

Tiger Bus

Seoul City Courses

Downtown Palace
Panorama Course Night Course Around Gangnam Course
Departure Dongwha Duty Free Shop (Subway Gwanghwamun Stn., Line 5, Exit 6) Ticket Box 200 m from Gangnam Station (Line 2) Exit 11
Hours of Operation 9:00~17:30 (weekday) /
17:45 (Sat/holidays)
09:00~17:10 19:30 (20:00 July~Sept) 10:10~17:00
Frequency Every 30 min. Every hour Once daily Every hour
Holidays Mondays (4th Week of July – Aug. 15th)
※ Buses run on Mondays if it’s a holiday falls on a Monday.※ Buses run everyday during the summer peak season

※ Starting April 1, 2013, transfer between the Seoul Panorama Course and the Gangnam Course will be possible.

Yellow Balloon
City Bus
Traditional Culture
Hangang / Jamsil
Night View
Departure Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) , front of Art Hall (A3)
Hours of Operation

9:30~18:30 (last bus at 17:10)

14:00 ~ 19:00 (last bus at 17:00)

Frequency every 40 min. every 30 min. Once daily
Holidays None Only runs on Saturdays Operate Jul – Sept


7. Cost and Further Information

Tiger Bus Seoul City Tour Courses
Downtown Palace
Panorama Course Night Course

Around Gangnam Course

Adult 18,000 won 18,000 won 15,000 won 15,000 won
High School Students and Younger 12,000 won 12,000 won 9,000 won 12,000 won
Ticket Booth Gwanghwamun Koreana Hotel Ticket Booth, Seoul Station, Yongsan Station, Bus Driver Gangnam Station Exit 11 Ticket Booth, Bus Driver
Phone Inquiries +82-2-777-6090


Yellow Balloon
City Bus
Traditional Culture Course Hangang / Jamsil
Night View
Adult 15,000 won 15,000 won 12,000 won
High School Students
10,000 won 10,000 won 8,000 won
Ticket Booth Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) Ticket Booth, Sejong Center, Other Bus Stops DDP Ticket Booth
Phone Inquiries +82-2-1544-4239










by Visit Seoul