CNS 2016 Jeju, South Korea: Local Info


1. Direct International Flights to Jeju island
The most convenient way to travel to Jeju Island is by airplane. The flights link it with China, Japan, Taiwan and all major Korean cities are within one-hour flight. Jeju International Airport is conveniently located at the center of East Asia and is easily accessible from China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. The airport currently services 16 direct international flights and 13 domestic flights.

2. Transfer via Major Hub Airports
Visitors from countries without direct flights may easily travel to Jeju through major airports such as those in Tokyo, Osaka, Beijing, and Shanghai.

3.Transfer via Incheon International Airport, Korea
Incheon International Airport is the gateway to Korea. It was ranked the 9th highest international passenger traffic with 79 airlines connecting to 182 destination cities.
Passengers can either transfer to a direct flight to Jeju from Incheon, or move to Gimpo Airport and transfer to a domestic flight from there. It is a one-hour-flight from Incheon or Gimpo to Jeju.
To get to Gimpo Airport from Incheon, visitors can take a shuttle bus or high-speed rail. It takes approximately 30 minutes, and shuttle buses run every 5 minutes.

4.Transfer via Gimhae International Airport, Korea
You can access Gimhae Int’l Airport by international flights form China (Shanghai), Japan (Tokyo, Fukuoka, Nagoya and Osaka), Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam. The domestic flights from Gimhae Int’l Airport, which is the second largest international airport in Korea, to Jeju Int’l Airport run between 08:00 to 22:00 at roughly 15 minutes intervals. 40 domestic flights are in service daily on average as of December 2013.

Visa-Free Entry


Visa-free Entry to Jeju: 180 Countries. (Only 11 countries are required to apply for a visa: Afghanistan, Cuba, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Macedonia, Palestine, Sudan, and Syria)

Duration of stay: Up to 30 days

Conditions of entry:   - Those that arrive directly into Jeju island by flights or ships.
* A Chinese tourist group arriving at the Incheon International Airport, who intends to travel to Seoul and Gyeongggi Province within 12 or 24 hours and then go to the Jeju island by transferring to the domestic flight. (Domestic connecting flight) - (Hereinafter referred to as 'group transit passenger to Jeju)
- For a group transit passenger to Jeju, a person must join a tour program of Korean travel agents that serve Chinese tourists groups only and that are designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, and the Chinese travel agents in charge of a group visa application at the Korean embassy or Consulate General in China. Also, a group transit passenger must hold a domestic airline ticket to the Jeju Island in which a flight departs within 12 or 24 hours (Source: Korean Immigration Office,

From Jeju International Airport to ICC Jeju (and hotels)


Take an Airport Limousine Bus from Jeju Int'l Airport to ICC Jeju and conference hotels. The limousine buses [Bus No. 600] run between 06:20 to 22:00 at roughly 15 minutes intervals, and the cost is KRW4,000 (about $3.5). It takes about 50~60 minutes.

Taxi guide (Jungmun - Jeju International Airport)

Since the taxi fare is fixed, please confirm the distance before taking a taxi. Fare (Korean won) : About 30,000 won (Maximum $ 30); Distance: 40km; Duration: 40-45 minutes.

Advanced reservation is recommended if you plan to rent a car. Upon arrival, you can sign up for rental cars at the rent-a-car desk nearby airport exit.

Weather and tourist attractions

Jeju island has a mild oceanic climate throughout the year with the smallest annual temperature range in South Korea. The temperature for the hottest summer months (in July) averages no more than 33.0 ℃ in and no less than -2.7 ℃ for winter. During the meeting in early July, the lowest temperature ranges from 21-23 ℃  and the hottest temperature ranges between 26-28  ℃ . (

Tourist Spots
With its natural beauty and unique island culture, Jeju provides with hundreds of tour options including pristine seas and fantastic rock cliffs, horses grazing on wide green meadows, and a variety of specialty museums. The island itself is an extinct volcano with its peak jutting skyward at the center and a broad, gentle littoral all the way around showing a very unique geographical condition. There are bountiful forests and ravines, fantastic rock formations and volcanic craters, and caves and grasslands that together paint a natural scene of breathtaking beauty. Sparkling seas and tiny islets surround Jeju, with rocks scattering amidst sandy beaches to create a magnificent view everywhere you look. Hallasan Mountain rises in the center of Jeju to 1950m above sea level. The rest of the island slopes down from its summit and is covered with dark gray volcanic rocks and volcanic ash soil. Relatively isolated from the rest of the world, the island’s nature has been well preserved in its prehistoric state. (

The island also offers a variety of leisure activities; snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, yachting, windsurfing hiking, golfing, fishing, horseback riding and paragliding, are available at numerous places throughout the island. Near Jungmun Resort Complex, where ICC Jeju is located, there are a variety of sight-seeing opportunities such as; the public 18-hole Jungmun Golf Course (about a 5-minute-ride), Yeomiji Botanical Garden (the largest indoor botanical garden in Asia), the Teddy Bear Museum, the Africa Museum, the Sound Island Museum, and Pacific Land. Scenic natural wonders include: Jungmun Beach, Cheonjeyeon Waterfall (according to the legend, seven nymphs guarding the heavenly emperor descended at night to bathe at night), and Jusangjeolli (natural stone pillars built up along the coast which are formed by magma piercing through cracks of the surface-rock. (

Dining information


To know more where you can have lunch next to the Convention Center, please have a look here