Seoul city has a very organized public transportation system and you may come and visit Seoul National University easily by using the bus and subway.
When using the subway to visit Seoul National University, make sure to take Subway Line No. 2(Green Line) and stop either at the Seoul National University Entrance Station, the Naksungdae Station, or the Shillim Station.
Subway Line No. 2 (Green Line), Seoul National University Entrance Station (Exit No. 3)
Even though Seoul National University is near the entrance station, it is not within the walking distance. You will need to take a bus or a taxi to get the university. Be sure not to confuse the Seoul National University Entrance Station with the Seoul National University of Education/Court or Prosecutor’s Office Station.
After exiting exit no.3, walk towards the Gwanak-gu Office. There you will find the school shuttle bus and also a regular bus that comes to SNU. The campus shuttles are free of charge. The operation and interval of the buses differ during vacation time and semesters, but is usually in the range of every 5 to 20 minutes. Buses number 5511 and 5513 circulate the campus counter-clockwise, from the university’s main entrance to the Administration Building.
Subway Line No. 2 (Green Line), Naksungdae Station (Exit No. 4)
Even though Seoul National University is near the entrance station, it is not within the walking distance. You You will need to take additional public transportation when you get off the train at the Naksungdae Station. After exiting through the exit number 4, walk straight and make a left turn at the gas station. There will be a bus stop in front of the bakery. Take the small green town bus no. 2.
Subway Line No. 2 (Green Line), Shillim Station (Exit No. 3)
You will need to take additional public transportation when you get off the train at the Shillim Station. After exiting through exit 3, take bus no. 5516, which circulate counter-clockwise from the main entrance towards the Administration Building and pass by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Bldg. 200) and College of Engineering (Bldg. #301)..
Buses that travel via the school
|No.||Final Stop||Major Stops|
|5517(Green)||Siheung Byeoksan APT ↔ Jungang University||Shillim Station, Noryangjin Station|
|5528(Green)||Gasan-dong ↔ Sadang-dong||Geumcheon Police Station, Sillim Intersection, SNU, Nakseongdae|
|6511(Green)||SNU ↔ Guro-dong||Shindaebang Station, Shindorim Station|
|6512(Green)||SNU ↔ Guro-dong||SNU Subway Station, Shillim Station, Youngdeungpo|
|6513(Green)||SNU ↔ Chulsan-dong||Shillim Station, Daebang Station, Youngdeungpo|
|6514(Green)||SNU ↔ Yangcheon||Shillim Station, Daebang Station, Youngdeungpo Station, Dangsan Station|
|501(Blue)||SNU ↔ Jongro 2nd district||Sangdo-dong, Sinyongsan, Seoul Station|
|750A, 750B(Blue)||SNU ↔ Deokeun-dong||Gwanak-gu Office, Sangdo Tunnel, Seoul Station, Shinchon, Susaek Station|
|6003||SNU ↔ Incheon Airport||Daelim Station, Mokdong Station, KBS 88 Gymnasium, Gimpo Airport|
|8507||KTX Gwangmyeong Station ↔ Sadang Station||KTX Gwangmyeong Station, SNU, SNU Subway Station, Nakseong University Entrance, Sadang Station|