Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 – Seoulistic

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

February 9th to February 25th
Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do

For two weeks, the world spotlight will be on Korea for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. This may be a once in a lifetime chance to see the world’s best figure skating queens nailing triple axles, ice hockey hulks cross checking each other into the boards and speed skating bullets racing past each other.

The list of events include:

  • Alpine skiing (11 events)
  • Biathlon (11 events)
  • Bobsleigh (3 events)
  • Cross-country skiing (12 events)
  • Curling (3 events)
  • Figure skating (5 events)
  • Freestyle skiing (10 events)
  • Ice hockey (2 events)
  • Luge (4 events)
  • Nordic combined (3 events)
  • Short track speed skating (8 events)
  • Skeleton (2 events)
  • Ski jumping (4 events)
  • Snowboarding (10 events)
  • Speed skating (14 events)

If you’re in Korea during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, this may be a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the world’s greatest athletes on the brightest stage. Tickets are still available, and they range from 20,000 won (biathlon) to 900,000 won (Ice Hockey Finals).

How to Get to Pyeonchang from Seoul or Incheon:

To get to Pyeongchang from Seoul or Incheon, take the KTX train from Seoul (or Incheon) to Pyeongchang (Jinbu Station) or Gangneung Station.

Free Shuttle Busses in Pyeongchang During the Olympics:

During the Olympics, there will be free shuttle buses within Pyeongchang county from train stations and bus stations to event venues, and other regular busses in the area are also free. Other events may be held in nearby Jeongseon City and Gangneung City, but there will be increased bus service.

To book a private car to the Olympic venues, contact us here.

See more things to do in Korea in February here.

Ranges from 20,000 won to 900,000 won
Daegwalnyeong-myeon, Olympic-ro, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea

Keith Kim is a Korean-American who has been living in Korea for almost a decade. Being in a unique position as both a Korean and a non-Korean, he's put all his experience and knowledge for surviving in Korea in Survival Korean . Read it to learn how you can survive in Korea. Follow him on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.