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Airfares from $604 One Way, $938 Round Trip from New York to Seoul

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Route Information for Flights from New York to Seoul

Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Destination Airport IATA Code SEL
Distance 6890 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Aerolineas Argentinas, Thai Airways International, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Copa Airlines, Asiana Airlines, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 9:40AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:50PM UTC

Travel from New York to Seoul

Hundreds of thousands of visitors visit Seoul each year. Flights from New York to Seoul are popular among business travelers and vacationers. Seoul boasts large economic growth and a variety of cultural activities. You can use to find the best deals on flights from New York to Seoul.

New York City

The John F. Kennedy Airport offers international flights from New York to Seoul on 30 airlines, including Delta, US Airways, Air China and United. Parking at the JFK airport is both safe and secure. All parking fees include tax, so there are no hidden fees. Short- and long-term lots are available in the main parking garages, and reserved parking is also available.

There are many transportation options you can choose from to get to the airport. The AirTrain commuter rail is the easiest way to arrive at JFK from many locations in the city. The New York City transit subways and buses connect with the AirTrain to reach most major destinations in the area. Taxis are available at metered rates or a flat fare of $45 plus tolls from points within Manhattan, and airport shuttles provide pick-up service from most major hotels. JFK also offers several dining and snack options, including Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts and McDonald's.

Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is the capital city of South Korea. It is located along the Han River in the northeastern portion of the country. Nearly one quarter of all South Koreans live in Seoul. It is the center for economic activity in the area and the principal tourist destination for visitors to the country.

Experience Seoul

Travelers arriving from New York City to Seoul will arrive at the Incheon International Airport, which is located 30 miles west of downtown Seoul. The Incheon International Airport Railroad is located next to the main airport terminal and provides inexpensive, high-speed transportation to various locations in the city. The rail system provides connections to the Seoul subway system. Car rental agencies are located in the area, and taxi services are also available, although reservations are recommended. A ferry service connects Yeongjong-do to the mainland, but transportation to the dock is necessary.

Seoul features a humid subtropical climate. August is the warmest month, with average temperatures around 85 degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month, with overnight lows dropping into the low 20s. The city experiences heavy rainfall every month, but the majority falls during the monsoon season, between June and September.

Visitors to Seoul can choose from a wide variety of things to do and see. The National Museum of Korea is the largest museum in the country. It has more than 220,000 objects in its collection, and admission is free. The Bukhansan National Park is located approximately 10 miles from the city center. It is the perfect place to go to relax and get away from the crowds. Hike along the ridgeline and take a picnic lunch. The North Seoul Tower is located in Namsan Park. The tower stands close to 1,500 feet above sea level.

Planning a Trip to Seoul

Seoul is a city filled with cultural diversity and things to see and do. Many flights leave New York to Seoul each day, which makes planning a trip to the area easy. can help with international travel plans, including accommodations. Orbitz can also help locate discount air tickets from New York to Seoul.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to Seoul now?
If you’re worried about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from New York to Seoul, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from New York to Seoul?
Korean Air and Asiana Airlines operate direct flights from John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) to Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which means you won’t need to stress about swapping planes or being hopelessly bored during a layover.
What is the shortest flight from New York to Seoul?
With the fastest possible flight time from New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Seoul–Incheon Intl. Airport being 15 hours and 28 minutes, it’s smart to have some in-flight survival tricks up your sleeve. Earplugs, a neck pillow and an eye-mask should be among the basic items packed into your carry-on bag.
What airlines fly from New York to Seoul most frequently?
Consider booking a ticket with Korean Air (KE), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 56 flights each month between John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) and Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN). If you can’t find the right flight for you there, look into the airfares with Asiana Airlines (OZ). This airline is a terrific alternative and offers 30 flights between New York and Seoul each month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Seoul?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Seoul have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Seoul with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Seoul without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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