Stuck on a Jeju layover at the Jeju International Airport in South Korea? The airport is located roughly 3.9 kilometers from downtown Jeju which makes the city a very accessible destination for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during your Jeju layover, click here for useful tips.
If you’re stuck in the airport during your Jeju layover, there’s plenty to do while you wait. The airport has many services and amenities including food and beverage, regular and duty free shopping, mail handling stations, banks and currency exchange desks, pharmacy, a fish store, SK telecom counters, an airport hospital, and more. To see the list of services listed by terminal, click here.
If you’re looking to unload your nags while you explore, there is a baggage storage service located in terminal 1F, open from 06:30 to 21:00. They can be reached by phone at 82-64-740-3938.
For those you plan on leaving the airport and traveling into the city during your Jeju layover, there are many transportation options available including rental cars, bus, and taxis. Taxis have a minimum fare of 3,000 won/2km and there are extra charges of 20% for night and to travel to the countryside.
Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Jeju Layover:
If you have a couple of hours to spare, the Nanta Show is Korea’s longest running show. The comedy show transforms cooking equipment and utensils into musical instruments for this enjoyable show about cooks preparing for a wedding. Tickets with an optional private transfer are available here.
Hallasan National Park
At the center of South Korea’s most southern island, Hallasan National Park has impressive volcanic landscapes and vegetation. Hallasan is one of Korea’s most sacred mountains, and is the tallest in the country. There are a dozen trails of varying lengths and difficulty to explore the area – click here for information on each trail.
Located 33km from Jeju City, Hallim Park is a popular park in the area and a top tourist destination. The park is home to many different gardens that can be enjoyed regardless of the season. There’s a Subtropical Botanical Garden, Water Garden, Bonsai Garden and much more.
Address: 300, Hallim-ro, Hallim-eub, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, South Korea
Hyeopjae Beach is the area’s well known white sand beach, which is made up of crushed seashells. The white sand mixed with the deep blue color of water and the lush green surrounding forest make the beach a very striking, picturesque location to stretch your tired legs.
Address: Hyeopjae-gil, Hallim-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do