Booking KR Pass

ABOUT KR PASS

Korea Rail Pass is discounted ticket which non Korean can purchase. This ticket is for the exclusive use of foreigners. Foreign travelers can freely use all the trains of KORAIL including the general seats of KTX as well as the Saemaeul, Mugunghwa and Nooriro trains (excluding the subways and tourist trains), without limit in terms of the travel section and the count.

Remarks

  1. This Voucher issued through Korail on-line system must be exchanged for Korea Rail Pass before travel. You can exchange voucher for Korea Rail Pass at main stations or every station office in Korea.
  2. At the time of exchange, please show the credit card used for Payment and your passport.
  3. The dollar price of the voucher can differ depending on the exchange rates at the time of purchase. When you purchase an e-ticket, the price in South Korean Won(KRW) is applied. The price system is as follows.

Price

Classification

NORMAL

SAVER

YOUTH

Adult

Child

2~5 people

Age: 13~25

1 day use

58,200

29,100

52,400

46,600

3 day use

84,600

43,200

76,100

67,700

5 day use

127,000

63,500

114,300

101,600

7 day use

160,400

80,200

144,400

128,300

10 day use

185,100

92,500

166,600

148,100

 

  • Small child under the age of 4 is charge-free, and child of age 4 ~ 12 is charged with 50% of adult fare
  • NORMAL PASS: normal ticket usable for adult and child
  • SAVER PASS: tourist party of 2 to 5 people may use under the same schedule
  • YOUTH PASS: juveniles of age 13 to 25 and youths with International Student Identification Card may use this pass
  • The KR Pass is not valid for travel in 1st class and overnight sleepers. However, if a passenger wishes to travel in 1st class he or she is allowed to pay only 50% of the cost.

Limitation of Use

  • KR Pass is available only to foreigners and not to Koreans.
  • Foreigners who hold their non Korean passport with temporary visitor entry status can use KR Pass.
  • Korean citizens resident abroad can use KR Pass only if they have a permanent residency status in a foreign country (stay in Korea less than 6 months)
  • Seats could not be available during main holiday period such as the Lunar New Year’s day, Thanksgiving day, Summer vacation and Year-end and the beginning of the year. Therefore, seats are not guaranteed and only standing seats are available. However, when there are empty seats we can give you a designated seat.

Benefits

  • Seacloud Hotel in Busan : 50% Rates Discount (+82-51-933-1000)
  • Busan Aquarium : 20% admission fee Discount (+82-51-740-1700)
  • One-day Ticket of Lotte World in Seoul : admission fee 10% discount (+82-2-411-2000)
  • Exchange Rate discount Service of WOORI BANK : 50% discount(only $,¥)
  • S Roaming : Cell Phone Rental Fee 2,700KRW/Day → 1,400KRW/Day (+82-32-743-6467)

HOW TO BOOK KR PASS

Before start the transaction, first prepare your passport and credit card / debit card, the number will need to be entered later.

  1. Open http://www.korail.com/ (using Internet Explorer browser), choose English, ‘KRPASS Reservation’ form will appear, fill with valid data.step1Step2
  2. After entering the ‘Reservation’ page, make a payment by wire transfer after clicking ‘Payment’.Step3Step4
  3. In ‘Payment’ page, enter the card number. The next page will show the account number of transfer destination. Once the transfer is done, the Reservation page will show:Step5
  4. Then print the ‘e-ticket’Step6
  5. Bring the e-ticket to the station before the departure day to be exchanged with KTX ticket.Step7

 

Taken from:

http://www.krpass.com/kr_pass_about.aspx

http://theonlynelly.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/travelling-terjangkau-dengan-ktx-menggunakan-kr-pass/