I have a 14 hours layover in Seoul from 4am to 6pm on Sep 1. Where should I go and how can I manage the time to be back to the airport in time for my next flight?
Go into Seoul by Airport Railroad- you'll be there by 7 am allowing for immigration, taxiing etc. Assuming you are already checked in for your onward, take the AREX train from Seoul station around 3 pm back to airport.
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thank you for your advice.
Do you know if all the places will be open that early ?
Confirm that you are going to be checked in all the way through.
If you are going north to Insadong, you might as well go to Gyeongbuk palace and not Deoksu. The "changing of the guard" at Gwanghwamun is at 1100 or 1300, and does not happen on Tuesday. Insadong is a nice eatery and shopping street and picturesque in its own right.
Do you think I will have enough time to go to the palace and check out Myeong-dong?