South Korea

Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to South Korea

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 34 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from Chicago to South Korea compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 34 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,098. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,298.

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

November can be a great time to fly to South Korea from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $1,030. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $565. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to South Korea (CHI - KR)?

When flying from Chicago to South Korea, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

The best prices found for CHI to South Korea flights for January, February
Feb 6 - Apr 9
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$641

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 26 - Feb 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$644

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 30 - Apr 30
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$668

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/20/22

Chicago to South Korea 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Korea from Chicago found for this year
Feb 6 - Apr 9
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$641

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 26 - Feb 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$644

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/20/22

Apr 4 - Sep 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

24h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$645

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/22/22

Non-stop flights to South Korea from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to South Korea direct flight deals
Feb 6 - Apr 10
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

13h 00m
$2,082

Korean Air

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Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 4 - Mar 20
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

12h 50m
$2,103

Korean Air

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 2 - Feb 23
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

12h 50m
$2,118

Korean Air

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Deal found 1/21/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to South Korea

Late deals on return flights to South Korea from Chicago, departing today and this week
Jan 30 - Apr 30
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$668

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 27 - Feb 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$671

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 30 - Feb 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$672

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to South Korea from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to South Korea
Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

3 stops

48h 10m
$457

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Apr 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

3 stops

39h 35m
$488

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

48h 10m
$493

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Korean Air, China Eastern, and Asiana Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to South Korea for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $641, but on average you can expect to pay $688.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to South Korea for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to South Korea under $2,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to South Korea is less than $2,177.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to South Korea for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to South Korea within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to South Korea?

When deciding which route to take from Chicago to South Korea consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Incheon Intl, Chicago Midway - Incheon Intl or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Seoul Gimpo Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to South Korea?

When booking a flight from Chicago to South Korea, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to South Korea?

Before booking your flight to South Korea from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Delta (89%), Korean Air (89%), United Airlines( 67%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to South Korea?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to South Korea is $748. On average you can expect to pay $1,967. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Incheon Intl), can usually be booked for $671.

Can I fly to South Korea from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to South Korea

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago from South Korea?

Returning to Chicago 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 Chicago.

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

Destination points for flights from Chicago to South Korea

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Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to South Korea

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to South Korea choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$535
Average$803
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
EVA Air
Cheapest$716
Average$909
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Aeromexico
Cheapest$729
Average$801
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$749
Average$1,075
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Asiana Airlines
Cheapest$749
Average$1,345
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$885
Average$1,457
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Korean Air
Cheapest$940
Average$1,436
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$953
Average$1,260
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$1,022
Average$1,338
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Japan Airlines
Cheapest$1,088
Average$1,449
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to South Korea

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