Attendee Planning Guide

At the 28th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS 2020) in Seoul, South Korea, you will be joining more than 4,000 attendees from around the world at the largest and most global meeting in transplantation.

TTS 2020 in September: The very best time to visit Korea. You don’t want to miss this!

Staying in Seoul is much more affordable than many popular U.S. and European destinations, making a trip to Seoul more feasible than most people realize. Start booking your trip and join us this fall in Seoul during what is considered the best time of year to visit!

If you're traveling to the TTS 2020 Congress from an international city, this area of our website will provide important information to assist you in planning your travel to the Seoul.


HOTEL - How Much Will Staying in Seoul Cost You?
Costs evaluated in USD for an average 4-star hotel.

40% LESS

than Europe or
North America


per night /
5 nights


per night /
5 nights


per night /
5 nights

The Transplantation Society has negotiated discounted rates for delegates. Reserve your hotel through TTS and take advantage of further savings.

While meal prices in Seoul can vary, the average cost of food in Seoul is ₩31,647 per day ($27 USD). When dining out an average meal in Seoul should cost around ₩12,659 per person ($12 USD). Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner, each delegate has an option to include breakfast with their room reservation. The price of foreign cuisine in a sit-down restaurant in Seoul is often higher than Korean food in a sit-down restaurant or fast food and street food.


You can further add to your savings, make sure to take advantage of our travel grants. The Transplantation Society provides travel grants for:
  • Be a part of the leading global network of physicians, surgeons and basic scientists involved in transplantation, representing over 98 countries worldwide
  • Reduced registration fee at TTS international congresses
  • Entitlement for travel grants for Young Investigators Awards


TTS 2020 provides daily coffee break, lunches and other congress events that offer meals.


90+ Airlines and 186+ cities worldwide with non-stop and direct flights to Seoul.

Regional pricing is calculated using the lowest average fares for cities with non-direct and direct flights to Seoul. All costs are based upon January 2020 fares.

Europe (London) less than $1000 USD
North America (Los Angeles and New York) less than $1500 USD
South America (Buenos Aires and Santiago) less than $1800 USD
South Africa (Johannesburg) less than $1000 USD
Middle East (Dubai) less than $1200 USD

Visa Information

Letters of Invitation can be generated during the registration process.
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