Flights from San Francisco to Seoul

Selected fares from San Francisco to Seoul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 23 $716
SFO SEL Tue, Sep 29 - Tue, Oct 20 $716
SFO SEL Tue, Sep 15 - Mon, Sep 21 $716
SFO SEL Tue, Sep 29 - Tue, Oct 20 $774
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 2 - Tue, Sep 8 $836
SFO SEL Thu, Aug 27 - Thu, Sep 3 $877
SFO SEL Thu, Sep 3 - Mon, Sep 14 $877
SFO SEL Fri, Nov 6 - Fri, Nov 13 $950
SFO SEL Tue, Sep 1 - Mon, Sep 7 $997
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 23 $1,006
SFO SEL Mon, Feb 1 - Mon, Feb 8 $1,057
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 23 $1,084
SFO SEL Mon, Oct 26 - Tue, Nov 24 $1,242
SFO SEL Thu, Aug 27 - Thu, Sep 3 $1,344
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 23 $1,482
SFO SEL Mon, Oct 5 - Sat, Oct 17 $1,627
SFO SEL Mon, Feb 1 - Mon, Feb 8 $1,713
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 23 - Fri, Oct 2 $1,853
SFO SEL Tue, Jan 19 - Tue, Feb 9 $1,871
SFO SEL Fri, Nov 6 - Fri, Nov 13 $3,227
SFO SEL Fri, Nov 20 - Fri, Nov 27 $5,591
SFO SEL Wed, Sep 16 - Sat, Sep 26 $5,932

San Francisco and Seoul airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to SEL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, jetBlue
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Airports in Seoul , KR

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  • 1

    Incheon International Airport (ICN)

    Distance from City Center: 29.9 miles

    Carriers for flights from SFO to ICN

    Carriers
    Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, jetBlue
  • 2

    Gimpo International Airport (GMP)

    Distance from City Center: 10.7 miles

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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from San Francisco to Seoul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 19 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) United Airlines $999
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from San Francisco to Seoul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jun 7 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) United Airlines $847
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Return Tue, Jun 9 Seoul (ICN) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from San Francisco to Seoul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 1 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) Air China $1,085
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to Seoul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 20 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) United Airlines $716
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Leave Mon, Jul 13 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) Air Canada $1,151
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Seoul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 24 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) Singapore Airlines $716
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Leave Wed, Aug 26 San Francisco (SFO) Seoul (ICN) Singapore Airlines $809
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Book Your Flight from San Francisco to Seoul

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Seoul

The South Korean city of Seoul is served by three airports. The largest airport in the city is Incheon International Airport, Seoul's international hub, where those looking for cheap flights to Seoul will likely arrive. Incheon replaced Gimpo International as the major international hub for South Korea in 2001 and was listed as the best airport in the world by Airports Council International between 2005 and 2012. The airport is serviced by most major international airlines including British Airways, Delta Airlines, Japan Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada. Secondary airports serving the city include Gimpo International, the city's domestic hub, and Seoul Airbase, where the Republic of Korea Air Force's 15th Composite Wing is stationed. Visitors from Japan, Taiwan and China often fly into Gimpo. Incheon International is about 32 miles west of the city center, located at 2172-1 Woonseo-Dong, Joong-Gu in Incheon City.

Transportation From Incheon International Airport

Transporting from Inchon to Seoul can be done quickly by using the Incheon International Airport Railroad airport express. The train leaves the airport every 30 minutes, arriving in Seoul in about 43 minutes at a cost of $3.30. Taxi service from the airport is also available, including international taxis that provide drivers who speak English, Japanese and Chinese. The taxi takes about 60 minutes to make the journey, with rates for standard taxi service beginning at $38.50 and international taxis charging a flat fare depending on your destination zone. You can also find private buses at the airport for larger groups. These take about 70 minutes to travel to the city center and cost about $9 per person.

Weather in Seoul

Seoul has four distinct seasons, with extreme differences between summer and winter temperatures. During summer months, temperatures can rise as high as 95 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures can drop as low as 7 degrees. During the summer season, Seoul can be hit by monsoons or typhoons. Dress as warmly as possible during winter months, as cold snaps tend to come in three-day intervals. During the summer, light clothing is the norm and umbrellas are held close to hand. Light jackets are appropriate for spring and fall.

Attractions in Seoul

Seoul can be an enjoyable city to visit, with many attractions that bring in a steady stream of tourists. There are over 100 museums in the city, the best of which is arguably the National Museum of Korea. The National Museum is located near Gyeongbokgung Palace and contains exhibits covering the folk history of the country. Festivals are also common in Seoul. The Hit Seoul Festival takes place four times a year, once during each season. The Seoul International Fireworks Festival is also a treat; it is worth booking cheap flights to Seoul each year through Orbitz.com just to view this incredible fireworks exhibition.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Seoul

    • 7 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Seoul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 33m.
    • Asiana Airlines flight 6615 (10:25 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Seoul.
    • jetBlue flight 5303 (2:05 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Seoul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Seoul (Asiana Airlines flight 6615, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 12h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Seoul (Asiana Airlines flight 211, Boeing 777-200LR) takes 12h 45m.
    • Flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Gimpo International Airport (GMP), Incheon International Airport (ICN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Seoul on Mon, May 25, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Delta Air Lines/Korean Air DL6445/KE12 SFO 6:00 PM ICN 4:40 AM E75/388 18hr 40min
American Airlines/All Nippon Airways AA8400/NH6895 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:45 AM 777/321 15hr 10min
American Airlines/Asiana Airlines AA8400/OZ177 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:45 AM 777/321 15hr 10min
Japan Airlines/All Nippon Airways JL1/NH6895 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:45 AM 773/321 15hr 10min
Japan Airlines/Asiana Airlines JL1/OZ177 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:45 AM 773/321 15hr 10min
American Airlines/Japan Airlines AA8400/JL5257 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:50 AM 777/73H 15hr 15min
American Airlines/Korean Air AA8400/KE720 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:50 AM 777/73H 15hr 15min
Japan Airlines/Japan Airlines JL1/JL5257 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:50 AM 773/73H 15hr 15min
Japan Airlines/Korean Air JL1/KE720 SFO 1:35 AM ICN 8:50 AM 773/73H 15hr 15min
American Airlines/Japan Airlines AA8400/JL91 SFO 1:35 AM GMP 10:50 AM 777/788 17hr 15min
American Airlines/Korean Air AA8400/KE5708 SFO 1:35 AM GMP 10:50 AM 777/788 17hr 15min
Japan Airlines/Japan Airlines JL1/JL91 SFO 1:35 AM GMP 10:50 AM 773/788 17hr 15min
Japan Airlines/Korean Air JL1/KE5708 SFO 1:35 AM GMP 10:50 AM 773/788 17hr 15min