Three Seoul Pass Options: Which One is Right for You?

Visitors to Seoul are usually keen to visit the major attractions, and a great way to visit your preferred attractions on a budget is to purchase one of the Seoul Pass options. You may not realise that there are three major Seoul Pass options, each with different pricing models and inclusions to consider.

We have personally used these passes, have visited most of the included attractions and done the included tours, and these passes are a great option to get discounted pricing for your visit.

In this article, we aim to help you better understand the three Seoul Pass options and decide which one is right for your visit.

The three Seoul Pass options are as follows. Each pass provides great discounts when you purchase them, as you will definitely pay a cheaper price to purchase any of these passes compared with purchasing individual tickets for each attraction and activity. All three passes have digital options, which means you can book them online and get started straight away!

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From $US 62
GoCity Seoul Pass

GoCity Seoul Pass

  • Includes access to over 25 attractions, including popular tours and attractions
  • All Inclusive Pass for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days - gets cheaper the longer your pass duration
  • Explore Seoul Pass for 3-7 specific attractions with 60 days validity
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From $US 39
Discover Seoul Pass

Discover Seoul Pass

  • Includes access to over 65 attractions, including popular attractions, Seoul palaces and tombs, museums and more.
  • Additional discounts to over 100 other Seoul attractions and activities.
  • Includes a one-way trip from Incheon Airport to Seoul by either the AREX fast train or Limousine Bus.
  • 24, 48 or 72 hour passes are available.
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Klook Seoul Pass

Klook Seoul Pass

  • Includes access to 2, 3 or 4 attractions out of 8 popular attractions, with the option to add on discounted tickets to Lotte World, Everland theme park and a Nami Island one day trip
  • Valid for a 30 day period
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Below, we will provide a detailed comparison of each Seoul Pass.

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GoCity Seoul Pass Overview

The GoCity Seoul Pass is a great option, including access to over 25 attractions. A unique aspect of the GoCity Seoul Pass is that it includes popular tours in conjunction with attraction entry.

There are two options to choose from, as detailed below:

  • All Inclusive Seoul Pass. This option enables you to visit as many attractions and participate in as many tours as you would like within the pass validity period. You can purchase either a 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 day pass and visit as many attractions as you like in the period. Note that the included tours need to be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

  • Explorer Seoul Pass. This option enables you to select from 3 to 7 specific attractions you would like to visit within a 60 day validity period, making this a great option for locals. Note that the included tours need to be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

GoCity Seoul Pass

GoCity Seoul Pass Pricing

The GoCity Seoul All-Inclusive Pass is priced such that the more days you book the cheaper the price per day it gets. Children’s Passes are available for children aged 3-12 years old. Adult /children pricing is as follows:

  • 1 Day All-Inclusive Seoul Pass is $US 62 /52

  • 2 Day All-Inclusive Seoul Pass is $US 93 / 76 ($US 47 / 38 per day)

  • 3 Day All-Inclusive Seoul Pass is $US 120 / 96 ($US 40 / 32 per day)

  • 4 Day All-Inclusive Seoul Pass is $US 134 / 107 ($US 34 / 27 per day)

  • 5 Day All-Inclusive Seoul Pass is $US 151 / 120 ($US 30 / 24 per day)

GoCity Seoul All-Inclusive Pass Savings
GoCity Seoul All-Inclusive Pass Savings

The GoCity Seoul Explorer Pass pricing gets cheaper the more attractions you choose to include. Children’s Passes are available for children aged 3-12 years old. Adult /children pricing is as follows:

  • 3 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 52 / 41 ($US 17 / 14 per attraction)

  • 4 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 69 / 53 ($US 17 / 13 per attraction)

  • 5 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 84 / 66 ($US 17 / 13 per attraction)

  • 6 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 99 / 78 ($US 17 / 13 per attraction)

  • 7 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 115 / 89 ($US 16 / 13 per attraction)

GoCity Seoul Explorer Pass Savings
GoCity Seoul Explorer Pass Savings

GoCity Seoul Pass Included Attractions

The 25+ Seoul tourist attractions and tours included in the GoCity Seoul Pass are as detailed below. Note that over time, inclusions can change.

Major Attractions

  • Lotte World 1 Day Pass (Including Folk Village)

  • Everland Shuttle Bus

  • N Seoul Tower Ticket

  • Seoul Zoo and Sky Lift

  • Han River Cruise

  • Alive Museum

  • Dynamic Maze

Tours and Tickets

  • Cookin’ Nanta Show Tickets

  • DMZ Tour

  • Nami Island Entry Ticket

  • Nami Island Shuttle Bus

  • Seoul Pub Crawl (Hongdae)

  • Yellow Balloon City Tour Bus

  • The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walking Tour

  • K-Pop Hollywood Tour

Other Seoul Attractions and Activities

  • Piece of Time: Seasons by Naturelabs

  • Coconut Box plus Love Museum Ticket

  • Ring Making Class (Hongdae)

  • Ring Making Class (Myeongdong)

  • Colorpool Museum

  • Korea Folk Village Entry (Yongin)

  • 14 Day Korean SIM Card

Clothing Hire Options

  • Hanbok Rental (note that wearing a hanbok enables you to get free entry to the Seoul Palaces)

  • Ikseon Boutique Retro Outfit Rental

  • School Uniform Rental near Everland

  • School Uniform Rental near Lotte World

Discover Seoul Pass

The Discover Seoul Pass is a great option that includes access to over 65 attractions within either a 24, 48 or 72-hour period commencing from your pass’s first activation. The Discover Seoul Pass also provides discounts to over 100 additional Seoul attractions.

A unique feature of the Discover Seoul Pass is that it includes free entry to the Seoul palaces, royal tombs and many museums in conjunction with attraction entry. The Discover Seoul Pass also includes one-way transport from Incheon Airport to Seoul on either the AREX airport express train to Seoul Station or the Limousine Bus, which travels more directly to major tourist areas in Seoul.

Discover Seoul Pass
Discover Seoul Pass

Discover Seoul Pass Pricing

The Discover Seoul Pass card can be easily purchased through Klook, with a card collection option at Incheon Airport T1. No children’s passes are available, so it is the same price regardless of age.

  • 24 hour Discover Seoul Pass is $US 39

  • 48 hour Discover Seoul Pass is $US 54 ($US 27 per day)

  • 72 hour Discover Seoul Pass is $US 69 ($US 23 per day)

Discover Seoul Pass Included Attractions

The 65+ attractions included in the Discover Seoul Pass are as detailed below. Note that over time, inclusions can change.

Major Attractions

  • Five Seoul Palaces, including onsite museums

  • Lotte World 1 Day pass (including Folk Village)

  • N Seoul Tower

  • Alive Museum

  • COEX Aquarium

  • 63 Building Observatory & Aqua Planet 63

  • Nami Island Entry Ticket

  • Seoul Zoo and Sky Lift

  • Yellow Balloon City Tour Bus

  • Seoul City Tour Bus (Red Bus) (1 day, choose from 4 courses)

  • E Cruise

Museums

  • Colorpool Museum

  • Leeum Museum of Art

  • Space K

  • Museum of Japanese Colonial History in Korea (book 7 days prior)

  • Ilmin Museum of Art

  • Korea Museum of Straw and Life

  • Seoul Science Center

  • Gahoe Museum

  • Bukchon Traditional Museum

  • Zoolung Zoolung – Times Square Branch (Indoor zoo)

  • Seoul Battleship Park

  • Figure Museum W

  • Seodaemun Prison History Hall

  • National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Seoul

  • Seoul Children’s Museum

  • Eunpyeong History and Hanok Museum

  • Seoul K-Medi Center

  • Presseum

  • Football Faentasium

  • SBA Seoul Animation Center

Royal Shrines and Tombs

  • Jongmyo (Royal Shrine)

  • Swolleung and Jeonhneung Royal Tombs

  • Taereung Royal Tombs

  • Gangneung Royal Tombs

  • Heolleung and Illeung Royal Tombs

  • Uireung Royal Tomb

  • Jeongneung Royal Tomb

Other Attractions and Activities

  • Piece of Time: Seasons by Naturelabs

  • Coconut Box plus Love Museum

  • Korea Folk Village Entry (Yongin)

  • Seelala Sauna

  • Mokdong Icerink (Entry, skate and helmet hire)

  • Ttareungi (Seoul Public Bicycle) (1 day)

  • Gwangmyeong Cave

  • SK Telecom Sim Card (1 day)

Clothing Hire

  • Hanbok Hire (note that wearing a hanbok enables you to get free entry to the Seoul Palaces)

Klook Seoul Pass

The Klook Seoul Pass is a great option that includes discounted access to 3, 4, or 5 major attractions out of a choice of 7 attractions over a 30-day period. You can then add tickets for Lotte World, Everland and a Nami Island Day tour at discounted prices.

The Klook Seoul Pass is a great option to package the purchase of your more expensive activities in Seoul and then pay as you go at the cheaper attractions.

Klook Seoul Pass
Klook Seoul Pass

Klook Seoul Pass Pricing

The Klook Seoul Pass pricing gets cheaper the more attractions you choose to include. No children’s passes are available, so it is the same price regardless of age. Pricing is as follows:

  • 2 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 34 ($US 17 per attraction)

  • 3 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 46 ($US 15 per attraction)

  • 4 choice Seoul Explorer Pass is $US 55 ($US 14 per attraction)

  • Addon pricing for Lotte World is $US 21, Everland is $US 26 and the Nami Island Day Trip is $US 45, which are all discounted from normal Klook pricing for individual tickets.

Klook Seoul Pass Included Attractions

The attractions and activities included in the Klook Seoul Pass are as detailed below. Note that over time, inclusions can change.

Included Attractions and activities

  • Lotte World Aquarium Ticket

  • N Seoul Tower Ticket

  • Alive Museum

  • Dynamic Maze

  • COEX Aquarium Ticket

  • 63 Building Observatory & Aqua Planet 63 Ticket

  • Hanbok Rental (note that wearing a hanbok enables you to get free entry to the Seoul Palaces)

  • Ehwa Korean School Uniform Rental Experience

You can then choose to add on additional activities, which include the following options:

  • Lotte World 1 Day Pass (Including Folk Village)

  • Everland 1 Day Pass

  • Nami Island Day Trip

Which Seoul Pass is best for you?

After considering each pass, they all provide great discounts on entry to attractions and activities in Seoul. However, you need to plan ahead to ensure you get the best value out of your pass.

First-time visitors to Seoul will get the best value out of the GoCity Seoul All-Inclusive Pass, as it includes all of the major attractions and popular tours, and the fact that per day pricing substantially reduces for the longer period passes means that you will get the best value out of a 3, 4 or 5 day pass. You can plan and book your tours first, and then decide on the go how to best use your pass.

If you are keen to visit museums then the Discover Seoul Pass is the best option, in conjunction to entry to most other major attractions in Seoul.

Families will get the best value out of the Klook Seoul Pass, due to the great discounts on offer on theme park entry tickets.

ImageProductFeaturesPrice
From $US 62
GoCity Seoul Pass

GoCity Seoul Pass

  • Includes access to over 25 attractions, including popular tours and attractions
  • All Inclusive Pass for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 days - gets cheaper the longer your pass duration
  • Explore Seoul Pass for 3-7 specific attractions with 60 days validity
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From $US 39
Discover Seoul Pass

Discover Seoul Pass

  • Includes access to over 65 attractions, including popular attractions, Seoul palaces and tombs, museums and more.
  • Additional discounts to over 100 other Seoul attractions and activities.
  • Includes a one-way trip from Incheon Airport to Seoul by either the AREX fast train or Limousine Bus.
  • 24, 48 or 72 hour passes are available.
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From $US 34
Klook Seoul Pass

Klook Seoul Pass

  • Includes access to 2, 3 or 4 attractions out of 8 popular attractions, with the option to add on discounted tickets to Lotte World, Everland theme park and a Nami Island one day trip
  • Valid for a 30 day period
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What is a Seoul City Pass?

A Seoul City Pass is any of the passes available to help you visit Seoul in a cost effective way. The great thing about Seoul City pass options is that you can pre-plan your visit to Seoul, and know upfront the cost for this element of your trip.

Does the Discover Seoul Pass include Lotte World?

The Discover Seoul Pass does include entry to Lotte World theme park. The GoCity Seoul Pass also includes Lotte World, and it is also an add on option in the Klook Seoul Pass.

What is the best travel card for South Korea?

There are several travel card options for South Korea. Check out our detailed article on transportation in Korea for tourists to learn more about the options.

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