T-money Card

T-money Card

You can use cash on public transportation methods in Incheon. However, using a prepaid T-money transit card is more convenient and offers many discounts to passengers.

Use Guide

Please put (tag) the card on a card reader for the payment.
Do not remove the card until the payment is completed (it takes about 0.5sec).

Bus

Tag the card at the center of a card reader upon riding until the beep is heard. The fees and remaining balance will be displayed on the card reader. When getting off the bus, you should tag again it to the card reader until the beep is heard to receive transfer fee discount.

Subway

When you ride a subway, tag the card at the center of a card reader until the beep is heard. The fees and remaining balance will be displayed on the card reader. (It may be differently displayed when you transfer.) You should tag it in the same way when you arrive at your destination.

Taxi

When you get to your destination, present T-money card to a taxi driver. After the payment is completed, please make sure to retrieve the card and its receipt.

Others

When making payment, present T-money card to a convenient store, café, etc. where it is possible to pay by T-money. After the payment is completed, please make sure to retrieve the card and its receipt.

Transfer Discount Guide

When you use T-money for public transportation (subway, bus, etc.), you will receive the transfer discount in case you take other transport within 30 minutes from the time of tagging the card to a card reader when getting off. Please make sure to tag T-money to a card reader when you get off the bus or pass the subway turnstile.
  • Available between Subway↔Bus and Bus↔Bus, excluding buses running along the same route.
  • Available up to 4 times daily. From 9 PM until 7 AM the following day, discount is applicable to the transfer within 1 hour.
  • Transfer discount will not be applicable on cash payment or a single ride ticket

Fare Discount Guide

  • When you use T-money for public transportation (subway, bus, etc.), you can receive 100KRW discount compared to cash payment or a single ride ticket.
  • For children and youth, you could enjoy the discounted fare if you register the card with your birth date at the convenience store. Please present T-money along with your ID that can prove your date of the birth (passport, alien card, etc.).
    (Children: 6 ~ 12 years old /youth: 13 ~ 18 years old)
  • If an adult use children or youth cards intentionally or carelessly, he or she is subject to a fine worth 30 times that of the standard fare.

How to top-up

lease present your T-money and cash (Korean currency) for top-up
  • You can continuously use Amazing Pay T-money by recharging it.
  • You can top-up the card in the unit of 1,000KRW, in the range of 1,000KRW to 90,000KRW. The amount of money deposited in T-money may not exceed 500,000 KRW.
  • There is no service charge imposed to a customer for top-up.

How to get a refund

Please pass your T-money on to the staff for a refund.
The refund (outstanding deposit minus service fee) will be given to you in cash (Korean currency) along with the card.
  • The refund is available when the remaining balance of T-money card is not more than 20,000 KRW.
  • Service fee of 500 KRW will be imposed. Partial refund is not possible. (Only entire refund is available)
  • The refund amount is equivalent to the outstanding deposit, and does not include the cost of the card.
  • If your T-money does not function properly due to reasons other than loss/ deformation/breakage, etc., the price of the card and the outstanding deposit will be entirely refunded.

Credit Card

Several Korean credit cards include a transit card function with after-paid service.