Sinchon Station

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Sinchon Station
Korean name
Revised Romanization Sinchonnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Sinch'onnyŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 111,885[1]
Line 2
Hongik University Ewha Womans University
Station number 240
Address 31-11 Nogosan-dong,
Mapo-gu, Seoul
Coordinates 37°33′19″N 126°56′13″E / 37.55528°N 126.93694°E / 37.55528; 126.93694Coordinates: 37°33′19″N 126°56′13″E / 37.55528°N 126.93694°E / 37.55528; 126.93694
Date opened May 22, 1984
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Seoul Metro

Sinchon Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 2 in Mapo-gu, north of the Han River. It is located between Hongik University Station and Ewha Womans University Station.

It is the closest station to Sogang University, Yonsei University and Hyundai Department Store Sinchon. The area between this station and the front gate of Yonsei University is known simply as Sinchon-dong, and is a mecca of nightlife in Seoul, being packed with restaurants, pubs and bars that draw young adults from all over. This station is also in the vicinity of a bus terminal offering service to cities in northwestern Gyeonggi province, including Ilsan, Gimpo, and Ganghwa.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outer loop  Line 2  toward City Hall (Hongik University)
Inner loop  Line 2  toward Chungjeongno (Ewha Womans University)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


  1. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Seoul Metro Line 2.png Line 2
toward Chungjeongno