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Los Angeles (LAX) to Daegu (TAE)
Typically, flights to Busan from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Daegu, which has an average price of $749
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO BUSAN FROM LOS ANGELES||April||37% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Busan costs on average just $504 in April|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO BUSAN FROM LOS ANGELES||June||67% more expensive||It costs about $1,338 for flights to Busan from Los Angeles in June|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO BUSAN FROM LOS ANGELES||November||420% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Busan from Los Angeles in November than any other month|
From Chicago to Busan, South Korea flights vary widely, ranging from 21 hours and 45 minutes and 43 hours and 50 minutes, depending on the length of your layover. Flights from New York originate from JFK and take 27 hours and 40 minutes to 32 hours and 30 minutes. Finally, from Los Angeles flights take anywhere from 17 hours and 45 minutes to 35 hours and 25 minutes.
Nonstop flights from the United States to Busan are not currently available. Some of the most common layovers from Chicago (ORD) to Busan are in Istanbul (IST) and Incheon Intl (ICN), Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP) and Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH), Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP) and Jeju City (CJU), Incheon Intl (ICN) and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL). From JFK in New York and LAX in Los Angeles, Busan flight deals stop in Incheon Intl (ICN) on the outgoing flight and Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP) on the return flight.
In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Busan for $47/person, which is 95% cheaper than the average flight to Busan. To find the cheapest price to Busan from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Busan from United States is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around $587, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel to Busan during the month of March, then flying in November is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $590.
The ideal time to book your flight to Busan is 60 days in advance when prices tend to average $890.
Users planning a flight to Busan during the months of April, May, or June should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Busan even when it's raining, though. Busan Museum of Art is a great museum to visit near Busan and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable. Shopping centers like Seomyeon are very popular destinations for those visiting the Busan area. Seomyeon is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Busan for October and November. Parks like Yongdusan Park are popular hot spots in those months.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Busan is possible. If you are planning a flight to Busan, consider booking flights to Ulsan Airport (38 mi from Busan city center), Jinju Sacheon Airport (55 mi from Busan city center), Daegu Airport (59 mi from Busan city center) or Yeosu Airport (83 mi from Busan city center).
Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Busan is Jinju Sacheon Airport where the average price is $142pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
There may be other airlines that fly to Busan from United States, but the most popular among our users are China Eastern, American Airlines, Air China and Japan Airlines. These airlines should offer flights to Busan on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United States.
Korean Air is a popular choice for users traveling to Busan. It operates 63 flights every week to Busan, most often flying from Seoul Gimpo Intl. Korean Air ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as $1,356 (from Los Angeles) have been found by momondo users. In 39 reviews, momondo users have rated Korean Air at an average score of 8.8/10.
Another popular choice for flights to Busan is Asiana Airlines (8.6/10, 15 reviews). Most Asiana Airlines flights landing in Busan will be arriving from Seoul Gimpo Intl, but there are 85 Asiana Airlines flights to Busan from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Asiana Airlines deal found on momondo this week was $1,014 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Busan, round-trip).
There are several options from the Busan Gimhae Airport, Busan, to the city center. You can take a combination of the Busan-Gimhae light rail transit and the subway from the airport to get to the city center. First, board the BGL at the airport towards the Sasang Station and then take either subway line 2, otherwise known as the green line, or subway line 1, the red line to where you need to go in the city center. Alternatively, there are limo buses outside the Terminal Exit Door 3, with two different buses depending on where you need to go downtown. As a last option, but perhaps more convenient would be to take a taxi with a fixed fare. There are no ridesharing apps currently operating in South Korea.
US citizens traveling to South Korea need a passport that is valid for up to six months after your return. A visa is not needed for travel or tourism purposes.
Busan is a must-see during your trip to Korea. Start off exploring the Gamcheon Culture Villag, with its wide variety of artwork displayed by artists from all over the country throughout the area’s winding streets. Once you’ve worked off your jet lag, plan a visit to the Buddhist Haedong Yonggung Temple, located on the coast and decorated with hundreds of lanterns and opportunities to sample Korean streetfood. The Gwangan Bridge is a great opportunity to take in some beautiful views of the city and a good jumping-off point to explore the city’s restaurants and bars located alongside the bridge. Many travelers also come to Busan to explore the local beaches, like the Haeundae Beach, which is fun both during the day for soaking rays and at night for the nightlife. Be sure to check out the Dongbaekseom Island nestled along the coastline that offers spectacular views of the city and to connect with nature.
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