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Most visitors to South Korea visit Yeongjong without ever realizing it, as this is the island that Incheon's international airport was built on. The airport sits on a perfectly square-shaped bulge formed largely from reclaimed land, joining together the islands of Yeongjong and Yongyu, but the island is not artificial and its beaches, hot springs and fish markets make this an interesting way to spend a layover or escape Seoul for a day.
 Get in
 By plane
Incheon International Airport is located smack dab on the middle of Yeongjong, and is covered in detail in the Seoul article. Buses 223 and 203 connect the airport directly to Airport Town, and there are limited services to Yeongjong Wharf and the west coast beaches. As distances are short, taxis are also a viable option.
 By bus
A local bus(Line 301, Kang-in, http://www.kanginbus.co.kr ) trundles from Seoul's Yeongdeungpo Station (Line 1) through Gimpo and Incheon Airports to Muuido and Eulwang Beach. At only W5700 this is the cheapest option, but the trip takes only one hour and thirty minutes. You can ride this buses at Dangsan station(Line 2), Balsan station(Line 5), Songjeong station(Line 5). There is another bus line from Dong-incheon station(Line 306, Kang-in, W4100) in incheon. Directions from Yeongdungpo Station: Walk out of exit 3 and down the escalators. You will see a street straight ahead that runs perpendicular to the road that the station is on. Walk down that street (same side as Holly's Coffee) about 2 minutes and you will see a bus stop and you can catch the 301 (a red bus) there.
 By ferry
The most scenic option is to take a car ferry from Wolmido in Incheon to Yeongjong Pier at the southeast corner of the island. Ferries run every 20-30 minutes from 7 AM to 9:30 PM, the trip takes 15 minutes and costs just W1500.
There are also direct high-speed and regular ferries directly from Muuido to Incheon's Yeon-an Pier, but they only run three times a day (8 AM, 10:30 AM and 5 PM).
 By car
The 300-meter Yeongjong Grand Bridge links the island to the mainland.
 Get around
Bus 202 runs around the south and west coasts of the island hourly, connecting most points of interest including Yeongjong Pier, Jamjindo and the beaches (W1200, hourly).
The primary attractions for most visitors are the beaches. Watch out for tides: at low tide, the waters pull back to reveal vast mud flats.
To get a little further off the beaten track, head to Jamjindo (take bus 222, which leaves roughly ever half hour from Incheon Airport and is W1000) at the southwest corner of the island and take a ferry (W2000 round trip, roughly every 15 minutes) across to Muuido. Here you will find a fishing village, some cheap seafood restaurants, the quiet Hanagae Beach and the swimming pool-equipped Keunmuri Resort (W1000-2000, open Jun-Sep only). Silmi island is accessible from Muuido at low tide. It is an uninhabited island with a number of small beaches.
Seafood is the thing to eat here. You can buy your own at the Yeongjong Pier market and have it cooked up in any of the restaurants nearby.
Airport Town Square has a series of hotels aimed squarely at overnighting travellers. Many offer free pick-up.
 Get out