Korea by Bike

Korea by Bike Title
A guide to riding a bike in South Korea.
A picture of a bike and small island near the city of Sokcho in Korea.

How do you want to experience Korea?

On the bike, you can smell the air. Go at your own pace. Watch the streams turn to rivers, hills to mountains.

We break down all of the bicycle certification routes in Korea. We’ll point out and explain all the major landmarks along the way.

Check out our Tips! sections to gain insight into where to sleep, what to eat, and much more while riding in Korea.

Our Certification Guide can tells you how to buy a bike passport and got of the gold! 

Korean Bicycle Path Map Routes
Routes

Discover the bike paths in Korea.

From Seoul (서울) to Busan (부산), down four major rivers and along rocky coasts, you’ll find detailed breakdowns of all the bike paths in Korea.

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Tips!

Tips for exploring Korea by bike.

Where do I eat and sleep? How can I get around? What should I know about Korea? We’ll explain this and more.

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Certification

Korea’s countrywide Bike Certification System.

Certification? Bike Passport? Stamp booth? What? Learn about Korea’s countrywide Bike Certification System.

Routes

Korea by Bike details all the major bike paths in Korea. You’ll follow the four major rivers, traverse a few mountains, and feel the ocean spray along the east coast.

If you read our city-to-city breakdowns, you won’t worry about missing anything. We list all the major sights and give you valuable context, so you know what you’re riding passed.

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Cross-Country

Ride through the heartland of Korea, from Incheon to Busan.

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East Coast

Find rocky coastlines and beaches on Korea’s east coast.

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Western Routes

Find historic towns along western Korea’s rivers and plains.

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Jeju & More

Explore Jeju Island and more bike paths around Korea.

Tips!

Tips! helps with all the necessities of traveling by bike. Where do I eat? Where do I lay my head? When should I ride? We’ll give you all the options and make suggestions. Look no further.

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Climate

Learn about Korea’s four distinct seasons.

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Transport

How to get to Korea’s bike paths with your bike.

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Sleep

Where to sleep while biking in Korea.

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Eat

A menu of popular Korean dishes and more.

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Bikes

Prep, pack, and rent a bike in Korea.

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Safety

Stay safe while exploring Korea by bike.

Certification

Korea wants to play a game. What game? A country-wide treasure hunt.

    1. Buy a Bike Passport.
    2. Find red stamp booths along Korea’s bike paths.
    3. Stamp your Bike Passport.

Collect all the stamps along a bike path and get a spiffy certificate of completion. Complete a course and buy yourself an Olympic style medal to make your friends jealous.

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Guide

Korea’s bike certification system.

A guide to Korea’s bike certification system. Learn how to buy and fill up your Bike Passport.

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Checkpoints

Complete list of certification centers.

A complete list of checkpoints (certification centers) along Korea’s bike paths.

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Maps!

Maps of Korea’s bike paths.

Maps for all of Korea’s bike paths, checkpoints and sights along the way.

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App

How to use the Bike Passport app.

A guide to using the mobile Bike Passport app.