Directions: ICN airport to Daejeon                                                 

1. By airport bus

This is the simplest way to reach Daejeon from the Incheon airport (ICN). Buses operate frequently (every 10 - 30 min.) from 6:00 to 23:30, and the journey takes ca. 2.5 – 3.5 hours.

                                                                               Terminal 1 (T1) Connections

                                                                                Terminal 2 (T2) Connections

At Terminal 1, bus tickets (23,100 - 27,700 KRW) can be purchased at the ticket office between the Gates 8 and 9, while the bus stop (‘11A’) is located outside the Gate 11. At Terminal 2, the bus stop number is ‘5’. Please note that the buses start from Terminal 2, stop at Terminal 1, and then head to Daejeon. In Daejeon, get off at Daejeon Government Complex stop, where you can find a taxi.

P.s. Returning visitors staying at Gaon Residence Hotel: Ask the bus driver to stop at Doryong stop when you get on board.

                                [T1] Inside ticket Office (Gate 8/9)                                            [T1] Limousine bus stops 

                                          [T1] Bus stop ‘11A‘                                                                   Bus for Daejeon

2. By train (with transfer in Seoul)

Numerous trains connect ICN airport ↔ Seoul and Seoul ↔ Daejeon. Tickets can be reserved at: (travel type “transfer”). The online reservation confirmation has to be exchanged for the actual ticket at the ticket office (present also your passport).

Seoul station can be also reached with AREX All Stop Train and AREX Express Train. Train tickets can be purchased on-site.  More information on AREX trains can be found at: Please note that the train ticket for Seoul ↔ Daejeon might have to be purchased at Seoul Station.

                   To the train station                                       AREX All Stop Train                       Ticket/Info desk for AREX All Stop Train

                                               AREX Express Train                              Ticket counters at Seoul station

Directions: GMP airport to Daejeon  


Reach Seoul station with AREX All Stop Train or AREX Express Train, and transfer to KTX trains. Tickets for Seoul ↔ Daejeon can be purchased at Seoul Station – cf. 2. By train (with transfer in Seoul) for further information.

Directions: within Daejeon

For the exact location, see Google Maps (

Travel directions

Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems (PCS)

Administrative Office (B349)

Theory Wing, 3rd floor

Institute for Basic Science (IBS) 

Expo-ro 55, Yuseong-gu

Daejeon 34126

South Korea

For more details on PCS campus, see


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Visitors Program

                                      IBS Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems (PCS), Administrative Office (B349), Theory Wing, 3rd floor

                                      Expo-ro 55, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea, 34126 Tel: +82-42-878-8633