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Cheap flights from California to South Korea

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to South Korea?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 85% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from California to South Korea 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $936, or $1,038 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to South Korea?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to South Korea. Flights to South Korea from California in April are about $717 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $413.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to South Korea (CA - KR)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to South Korea as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to South Korea in January, February 2022

The best prices found for California to South Korea flights for January, February
Feb 13 - Jun 30
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

16h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 12m
$741

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 15 - Jun 19
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

35h 25m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 48m
$743

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 6 - Feb 10
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

16h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 03m
$761

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/18/22

California to South Korea 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Korea from California found for this year
Mar 7 - Apr 4
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

41h 25m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

43h 07m
$693

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Nov 17 - Nov 27
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

22h 35m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

59h 33m
$694

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Nov 19 - Nov 27
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

37h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

43h 13m
$723

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Non-stop flights to South Korea from California

Save time with California to South Korea direct flight deals
Feb 14 - Jun 26
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

11h 20m
$1,103

Asiana Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Mar 7 - Mar 17
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

11h 10m
$1,106

Asiana Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

11h 10m
$1,153

Asiana Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Last minute flights from California to South Korea

Late deals on return flights to South Korea from California, departing today and this week
Jan 26 - Mar 17
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

16h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 03m
$743

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 27 - Mar 14
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

16h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

35h 12m
$768

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 29 - Mar 28
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

35h 25m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 27m
$771

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/19/22

One-way flights to South Korea from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to South Korea
Apr 11
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

39h 00m
$402

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 28
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

34h 50m
$403

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

ICN

Incheon Intl

3 stops

45h 25m
$406

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to South Korea flights.

Which airlines flying from California to South Korea have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from California to South Korea have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Asiana Airlines, China Eastern, and Air China are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Asiana Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from California to South Korea for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to South Korea for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $693, but on average you can expect to pay $761.

Are there nonstop flights from California to South Korea for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to South Korea under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to South Korea is less than $1,163.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to South Korea for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to South Korea within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this California to South Korea flight route?

This flight path from California to South Korea was viewed by 836 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Can I fly to South Korea from California right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to South Korea

Most visitors from California need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Korea.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to South Korea.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering South Korea.

Documents
K-ETA - K-ETA is an electronic travel authorization that visa-free foreign visitors need to obtain before entering the Republic of Korea.


Can I fly back to California from South Korea?

Returning to California from South Korea

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Korea must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Korea are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Destination points for flights from California to South Korea

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to South Korea

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to South Korea choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$228
Average$1,179
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Korean Air
Cheapest$290
Average$1,233
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
XiamenAir
Cheapest$359
Average$542
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time49%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$378
Average$704
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$401
Average$664
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Hong Kong Airlines
Cheapest$452
Average$575
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$499
Average$804
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Aeromexico
Cheapest$592
Average$730
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Sichuan Airlines
Cheapest$610
Average$797
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$646
Average$1,345
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from California to South Korea

See what time of day planes typically take off from California to South Korea
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
33%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
66%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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