How to Ride a Self-Driving Car for Free in Seoul

Seoul's Self-Driving Car

Self-Driving Car in Seoul

Now you can ride a self-driving car for free (temporal) in Seoul.


There are 3 Routes — Cheonggyecheon Stream, Yeouido, Blue House

1. Cheonggyecheon Stream

  • Bus Stops : ① Cheonggyecheong Square ② Sewoon Shopping Street
  • Operating hours : Mon~Fri 9:30~16:00 (break 12:00~13:00)
    *Last boarding time 11:30, 15:30
    *Saturday 9:30-13:30 (no break)
    *No service on public holidays
  • Vehicle : Autonomous bus (up to 6 passengers)

2. Yeouido

  • Bus Stops : ①Yeouido Dunchi Parking Lot, ②National Assembly Hall, ③National Assembly Main Gate (Gate 1), ④Library, ⑤Main Building (Visiting Room), ⑥Communication Building
  • Operating hours : Mon~Fri 10:00 – 16:00 (break 12:00~13:00 / no break for the month of July)
    *Last boarding time 15:59
  • Vehicle : Autonomous bus (up to 10 passengers)

3. Blue House

  • Bus Stops :
    ①Gyeongbokgung Station (Hyojaro Entrance) → ②National Palace Museum → ③Chengwa University → ④Chunchumun → ⑤Gyeongbokgung Palace-National Folk Museum
    *Only operates in the direction of the above stops
  • Operating hours : Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun 9:30~17:00 (break 12:00~13:00)
    *Last boarding time: 11:40, 16:40
    *Interval: 9:30~10:00 (30 minutes) / 10:00~17:00 (20 minutes)
  • Vehicle : Large SUM autonomous bus (Up to 21 passengers / 2 wheelchair seats included)

Notes and Apps to Download

  • You can download the app TAP! and wait at the nearest stop to board. (Android Download / Apple iOS Download)
  • For the Blue House route, you need to tag the transportation card (0 Korean Won will be transacted)
  • For the safety of passengers, you must be at least 6 years old to ride (however, the Blue House Autonomous Bus equipped with a car seat can be ridden by children under 6 years old with a guardian).
  • Drinks and food are not allowed on board.
  • Pets must be carried in a pet carrier.
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