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About Flights to South Korea

Summary info about South Korea flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$409

Best Round-Trip Price

$705

Fastest flight time

31h 55m

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1 airline
The best one-way flight price to South Korea from United States in the last 72 hours is $409 (Los Angeles to Incheon Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to South Korea from United States in the last 72 hours is $705 (Los Angeles to Incheon Intl).
The fastest flight to South Korea from United States takes 31h 55m (Los Angeles to Incheon Intl).
There is 1 airline operating flights to South Korea, including ZIPAIR.

Cheapest flights to cities in South Korea

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Incheon
Seoul

Useful information for your flight to South Korea

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to South Korea

When visiting Haeundae Beach in Busan, the closest airport is Busan Airport.

The best prices found on momondo for flights to South Korea are:
$9 per person with Juneyao Airlines
$15 per person with Jin Air
$22 per person with Air Seoul

The flight from United States to South Korea depends on which airports you’re departing and arriving from and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Los Angeles (a popular airport in United States) to Incheon Intl (the most popular airport in South Korea), then the flight time is 12h 50m on average. If you fly from San Francisco (another popular airport in United States) to Incheon Intl, then the average flight time is 12h 30m.

The cost to fly to South Korea varies based on a variety of factors, but you can expect to find prices as low as $13 or as high as $27,278. Based on recent airfare data, we’ve found that a ticket to South Korea for $2,447 or less is a good deal, whereas $2,566 is the average cost.

Thursday is the best day of the week to fly to South Korea based on flight prices. Tuesday is another affordable option. If you are looking to save money on flights to South Korea, then try to avoid flying out on a Friday since this is when prices are at their highest.



Popular cities and sights

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Recent flights found to popular cities in South Korea

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Cheapest flight routes to South Korea

These routes have the cheapest flights to South Korea found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
Los AngelesIncheon12h 50m$813
New YorkIncheon14h 25m$827
MiamiIncheon17h 55m$838
HonoluluSeoul14h 25m$842
HonoluluIncheon9h 50m$846
PhoenixIncheon15h 50m$849
OntarioIncheon16h 30m$854
Kailua-KonaIncheon12h 40m$855
BostonIncheon14h 10m$860
Washington, D.C.Incheon14h 25m$874
NewarkIncheon17h 50m$923
Los AngelesSeoul16h 50m$925
San FranciscoIncheon12h 30m$933
ChicagoIncheon13h 50m$945
SeattleIncheon11h 25m$948
Fort LauderdaleIncheon19h 35m$950

Best things to do and see in South Korea

The duration of the flights to South Korea from the United States varies significantly due to the vast size of the United States. There are many US airports to choose from. As for the planes landing in the largest South Korean airport, Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN), flights with departures out of San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) last around 13h. As for trips taking off from both Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington D.C. and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, it takes about 14h and 25min to arrive at the destination in Seoul Incheon International Airport. The other common arrival airports in South Korea are Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan and Jeju International Airport (CJU) on the island of Jeju. However, to get to those airports from the United States, all flights have at least one layover first and it’s generally in the Seoul Incheon International Airport.

Yes, there are various nonstop South Korea flights from the United States that run year-round. Korean Air is the main South Korean airline operating flights from the United States. You’ll find direct flights with them from airports like San Francisco International Airport, Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Los Angeles International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Dulles International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), and John F. Kennedy International Airport every day of the week, and from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on selected days. Some of these cities have other airlines apart from Korean Air operating direct flights to South Korea. For instance, you can also find tickets from San Francisco International Airport, Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and John F. Kennedy Airport with Asiana Airlines. Delta Airlines offers direct routes to Seoul out of Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW).

The best way of getting around South Korea is by train. They have a very modern and efficient train system. There is a bullet train that connects the two major cities of Seoul and Busan, between the most northern point and the southern point of the country, completing the journey in less than 3h. Within the cities, public transportation is also a simple and convenient way of getting around. There are both metro systems and buses. There are also cheap flights with local airlines like Jeju Air, T’Way Air, and Air Busan for domestic routes between larger cities like Seoul, Busan, and the island of Jeju. If you’re up for an adventure, you can always rent a car directly from the airport you land in from the United States. However, it can be a bit tricky to navigate the roads if you’re not familiar with the driving customs especially within the busier cities like Seoul and Busan.

Yes, you will need a valid US passport to be able to enter South Korea. The passport must coincide with the name on your boarding pass. On top of that, US citizens are required to obtain a visa before flying to South Korea as well. US citizens can get the necessary tourist visa online. You must apply at least 24h before your departure out of the United States and you will need to pay a fee along with your application.


Popular routes landing in South Korea

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time12h 50m
Cheapest price$813
New York to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price$827
Seoul to Jeju City Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price$17
San Francisco to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time12h 30m
Cheapest price$933
Seattle to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time11h 25m
Cheapest price$948
Washington, D.C. to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price$874
Dallas to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 15m
Cheapest price$1,090
Chicago to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time13h 50m
Cheapest price$945
Atlanta to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 50m
Cheapest price$1,027
Ontario to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time16h 30m
Cheapest price$854
Philadelphia to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time18h 40m
Cheapest price$970
Boston to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 10m
Cheapest price$860
San Diego to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time17h 15m
Cheapest price$954
Oakland, California to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time19h 25m
Cheapest price$1,034
Houston to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest price$1,011
Amsterdam to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time10h 45m
Cheapest price$704
San Jose to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time20h 25m
Cheapest price$1,196
Miami to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price$838
Minneapolis to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time13h 25m
Cheapest price$1,243
Las Vegas to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time13h 25m
Cheapest price$1,062

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