Express Bus Terminal Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3, Line 7, and Line 9. Both the Line 3 and Line 7 stations are located in Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul. It is located underneath the Seoul Express Bus Terminal (aka Gangnam Bus Terminal). There are several stores, including clothing and book stores, located throughout the station. The station also offers free internet portals for browsing the web and checking e-mail, which are located by the number 3 line.
In December 2010 the station is recorded as having the highest WiFi data consumption of all the Seoul Metropolitan Subway stations, followed by Sadang Station, Dongdaemun Station, Jamsil Station and Jongno 3-ga Station. On 19 November WiFi traffic at the station was recorded at 23 gigabytes, equivalent to a three-minute video streaming being watched by 4,200 people at the same time. This station is one of the most crowded subway station in the country, along with Gangnam, Jamsil, Samseong, Sindorim, and Sillim Station.
Central City is a national transportation metropolis because it covers two subway lines (No.3 and No.7) and there are many bus routes that go throughout the country from here. There are over 60 local bus service routes, airport limousine buses to Incheon International Airport and express buses connecting to almost 60 cities around Korea. Also within Central City is Shinsegye Department store, Marriott Hotel and Central Park. There are various facilities such as ceremony halls, Millennium Hall for large-scale events and other convenient facilities such as banks, clinics, a stock exchange, a post office and a large-scale parking lot. Central City is known as a complex building, which improved the status of Korean architectural culture, according to its complex cultural facilities.
Central City is a high-quality shopping mall with ‘Marques Plaza’, ‘Shinnara Records’ ‘Yeongpung Bookstore’, ‘Central 6 Cinema’ ‘Theme Park'. Within the complex, the World Food Court offers food from around the globe in an upscale, department store environment. Within Shinsegye Department Store, there are foreign clothing outlets including Banana Republic and The Gap, among others. Some of these shops have clothing that is imported from abroad, thus having "western" sizes that are difficult to find in Korea. Directions : At Express Bus Terminal (Seoul Subway Line No.3) Exit No.2 → Walk towards Honamseon → Entrance of Central City → Young Plaza (B1 floor) Express Bus Terminal (Seoul Subway Line No.3) Exit No.2 → Walk towards Shinsegye Department Store, Honamseon → Central City (1st floor)
Gangnam Express Bus Station Clothing Market: is an underground market with over 1,000 stores. It was opened in 1982 and located in Banpo-dong. It sells low price items such as clothes, wedding items, souvenirs, seasonal items, flowers, and electronics. It runs along entire city blocks and offer refuge during cold winters and humid summer.
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
L2 Line 3 platforms
Northbound ← Line 3 toward Daehwa (Jamwon)
Southbound → Line 3 toward Ogeum (Seoul Nat'l Univ. of Education) →
L3 Line 7 platforms
Southbound ← Line 7 toward Bupyeong-gu Office (Naebang)
Northbound → Line 7 toward Jangam (Banpo)→
L4 Line 9 platforms
Westbound ← Line 9 Local toward Gaehwa (Sinbanpo)
← Line 9 Express toward Gimpo International Airport (Dongjak)
Eastbound → Line 9 Local toward Sinnonhyeon (Sapyeong) →
→ Line 9 Express toward Sinnonhyeon (Terminus) →
Exit 1 : Seoul Express Bus Terminal (Gyeongbu Line, Yeongdong Line)
Exit 2 : Banpo Mido APT, Forwarding Agency
Exit 3 : JW Marriott Hotel Seoul, Shinsegae Department Store Gangnam
Exit 4 : Catholic University of Korea
Exit 5 : National Library Of Korea, Seoul Palace Hotel
Exit 6 : Jamwon Elementary School
Exit 7 : Central City (Honam Line)
Exit 8 : New Banpo APT, Hanshin APT
Exit 8-1: Hangang Park
Exit 8-2 : Banwon Elementary School