If you are planning on traveling to Korea, you will need to arm yourself with some words that will help you get around the country. You’ll likely be taking taxis, buses and even a subway to get around, as transportation is on the next level in Korea! Today, you will learn how to say subway in Korean.
How To Say Subway In Korean
This is how you would say Subway in Korean: 지하철[ji-ha-cheol]
Sample Sentences Using Subway In Korean
서울 지하철 2호선을 타고 신촌 역에서 내리면 3번 출구로 나오세요. [Seo-wool ji-ha-cheo ee-ho-seon-eul ta-go Shin-Chon yeok-ae-seo nae-ree-myeon sam-beon-chool-goo-ro na-oh-se-yo].
When you take the subway line 2 in Seoul metro, and get off on Shin-Chon station and get out on the exit number 3.
Note that Seoul metro system, KORAIL is one of the most advanced subway systems in the modern society.
지하철하고 버스를 갈아타고 멀리 가야해. [ji-ha-cheol-ha-go beo-seu-reul gal-ah-ta-go meol-lee ga-ya-hae].
We have to take the subway and then transfer to a bus and going distance.
Note that bus in Korean is 버스 [beo-seu]
Other Similar Words To Subway in Korean
There is another way of saying the this in Korean and it is 전철 [jeon-cheol].
You may find a lot of people say 전철 instead of 지하철, but they are exactly the same.
Train in Korean, is called 기차 [ghee-cha] and it is used to describe rail trains that connects cities that are in distance.
In Korea, there is a famous train line called KTX, and using that transit, you could go from Seoul to Busan in about 3 hours! That is a long way to go in only a few hours!
Have a look here at some great transportation tips to get yourself around Korea the next time you find yourself there!
You’ll need to know some basic sentences so that you can ask the locals for directions. But we can help you with that! :).