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Chuseok train ticket booking opens September 1 and 2

Posted August. 25, 2015 15:09,   


This year’s Chuseok (Korean thanksgiving) holiday train ticket booking opens on September 1 and 2.

KORAIL said Monday that this year’s train tickets for Chuseok holidays can be booked through KORAIL homepage (www.letskorail.com) and at 214 train stations as well as ticket sales agencies.

Tickets for Gyeongbu, Gyeongbuk, Gyeongui, Gyeongjeon, Chungbuk and Donghae-Nambu lines can be bought on September 1, while tickets for Honam, Jeolla, Janghang, Joongang, Taebaek, Yeongdong and Gyeongchun can be bought on the next day.

The tickets available are general trains including KTX, Saemaul and Mugunghwa lines, and travel exclusive trains including O, V, S and DMZ trains, which run between September 25 and 29. Reservations through KORAIL homepage can be made from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Booking at train ticket counters and sales agencies will open for two hours, from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. Chuseok ticket reservations are not available through smartphone applications, “KORAILTalk,” and automatic machines within train stations.