Korean Modes Of Transport Vocabulary

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Transportation In Korean Vocabulary

In this vocabulary lesson, you will learn words about Korean modes of transport and related Korean transportation vocabulary. Below you will find a list of transportation vocabulary in Korean and a list of useful words you can use while using public transport in Korea.

Learning Korean vocabulary about transportation can be incredibly useful, especially if you plan on visiting Korean and getting around via public transport. To help you learn these words, you will also find some free Korean transportation vocabulary flashcards and a worksheet below.

Korean Modes Of Transport

Transportation In Korean

The word for transportation in Korean is 교통. Here is a list of different modes of transport in Korean with the English meaning.

Modes Of TransportMeaningListen
버스
[beo-seu]
bus

[cha]
car
자전거
[ja-jeon-geo]
bicycle
기차
[gi-cha]
train
비행기
[bi-haeng-gi]
airplane

[bae]
ship
택시
[taek-si]
taxi
지하철
[ji-ha-cheol]
subway
오토바이
[o-to-ba-i]
motorbike

[baen]
van
헬리콥터
[hel-li-kop-teo]
helicopter
요트
[yo-teu]
yacht

Korean Transportation Voacbulary

Once you have learned the Korean words for different modes of transport, try learning these useful transportation-related words. These will be particularly useful when you are traveling around via public transport in Korea.

Korean Transportation VocabularyMeaningListen
버스 정류장
[beo-seu jeong-yu-jang]
bus stop

[yeok]
station
교통 카드
[gyo-tong ka-deu]
transportation card
타다
[ta-da]
to ride
내리다
[nae-ri-da]
to get off
갈아타다
[ga-ra-ta-da]
to transfer
빠르다
[bba-reu-da]
to be fast
오른쪽
[o-reun-jjok]
right
왼쪽
[woen-jjok]
left
여기
[yeo-gi]
here
저기
[jeo-gi]
there
호선
[ho-seon]
line on a subway

Once you have learned these words, try this transportation vocabulary quiz and see how many you can remember.

Transportation In Korean – Example Sentences

Here are some useful example sentences which include the above transportation vocabulary.

  • 어떻게 출근해요? = How do you go to work?
  • 버스로 가요. = I go by bus.
  • 버스를 타고 가요. = I take the bus.
  • 지하철로 가요. = I go by subway.
  • 지하철을 타고 가요. = I take the subway.
  • 기차로 가요. = I go by train.
  • 기차를 타고 가요. = I take the train.
  • 자전거로 가요. = I go by bike.
  • 자전거를 타고 가요. = I ride a bike.
  • 오토바이로 가요. = I go by motorbike.
  • 오토바이를 타고 가요. = I ride a motorbike.
  • 배로 가요. = I go by ship.
  • 비행기로 가요. = I go by airplane.
  • 비행기를 타고 가요. = I take an airplane.
  • 제 차로 가요. = I go by car.
  • 제 차를 운전해서 가요. = I drive my car.
  • 걸어가요. = I walk.
  • 걸어서 가요. = I go on foot.

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