Flights from Hiroshima
Flying from Hiroshima Airport
Cheap flights from Hiroshima can be found on Orbitz.com, a site that makes it easy to research and book tickets. Hiroshima is served by Hiroshima Airport, which is located 31 miles east of the city in Mihara. The airport is the largest in the Chugoku region and offers domestic and international services through eight airlines, including ANA, Air China, and JAL.
Parking at Hiroshima Airport
Parking is available at the airport in three separate lots: the government-operated Airport Car Park (+81(0)848-86-8131), the Prefectural Airport Car Park (+81(0)848-86-9400), and the Masahiro Car Park (+81(0)848-86-0400).
Other Transportation Options
Several bus and shuttle companies offer transportation to and from the airport. Anzen Taxi transports people directly to the terminal. The Choguku bus and Hiroshima Electric Railway Co. transport passengers daily from various stations to Hiroshima Airport. The Takasaka bus terminal schedules daily transfers to the airport using various public and private shuttle services. Each shuttle operates independently, so fares will vary.
Restaurants at Hiroshima Airport
Passengers on their way to the airport find the Acero restaurant in the Hiroshima Airport Hotel to be a convenient breakfast stop. The restaurant, which is located right next to the airport, serves breakfast daily until 10 a.m. A full-service Western and Japanese buffet is offered as well. On the second floor of the airport, Tully's Coffee and Blue Sky Café serve up quick cups of coffee. The Airport Plaza Café and UCC Café Mercado can send you on your way with pastries and drinks. To begin your journey from Hiroshima Airport, check out the options for cheap flights from Hiroshima on Orbitz.com.
Flights to Seoul
Airports in Seoul
The South Korean city of Seoul is served by three airports. The largest airport in the city is Incheon International Airport, Seoul's international hub, where those looking for cheap flights to Seoul will likely arrive. Incheon replaced Gimpo International as the major international hub for South Korea in 2001 and was listed as the best airport in the world by Airports Council International between 2005 and 2012. The airport is serviced by most major international airlines including British Airways, Delta Airlines, Japan Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada. Secondary airports serving the city include Gimpo International, the city's domestic hub, and Seoul Airbase, where the Republic of Korea Air Force's 15th Composite Wing is stationed. Visitors from Japan, Taiwan and China often fly into Gimpo. Incheon International is about 32 miles west of the city center, located at 2172-1 Woonseo-Dong, Joong-Gu in Incheon City.
Transportation From Incheon International Airport
Transporting from Inchon to Seoul can be done quickly by using the Incheon International Airport Railroad airport express. The train leaves the airport every 30 minutes, arriving in Seoul in about 43 minutes at a cost of $3.30. Taxi service from the airport is also available, including international taxis that provide drivers who speak English, Japanese and Chinese. The taxi takes about 60 minutes to make the journey, with rates for standard taxi service beginning at $38.50 and international taxis charging a flat fare depending on your destination zone. You can also find private buses at the airport for larger groups. These take about 70 minutes to travel to the city center and cost about $9 per person.
Weather in Seoul
Seoul has four distinct seasons, with extreme differences between summer and winter temperatures. During summer months, temperatures can rise as high as 95 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures can drop as low as 7 degrees. During the summer season, Seoul can be hit by monsoons or typhoons. Dress as warmly as possible during winter months, as cold snaps tend to come in three-day intervals. During the summer, light clothing is the norm and umbrellas are held close to hand. Light jackets are appropriate for spring and fall.
Attractions in Seoul
Seoul can be an enjoyable city to visit, with many attractions that bring in a steady stream of tourists. There are over 100 museums in the city, the best of which is arguably the National Museum of Korea. The National Museum is located near Gyeongbokgung Palace and contains exhibits covering the folk history of the country. Festivals are also common in Seoul. The Hit Seoul Festival takes place four times a year, once during each season. The Seoul International Fireworks Festival is also a treat; it is worth booking cheap flights to Seoul each year through Orbitz.com just to view this incredible fireworks exhibition.
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