Cheap flights from California (CA) to Seoul (SEL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Seoul (SEL)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SEL flight in 2021: compare California to Seoul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seoul.
What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Seoul?

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 Seoul. Flights to Seoul from California in April are about $717 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $413.

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

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 Seoul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $936, or $1,038 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Seoul (CA - SEL)?

When flying from California to Seoul, 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 California to Seoul in December, January 2022

The best prices found for California to SEL flights for December, January
13 Jan - 3 Feb
$741pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Dec - 31 Jan
$742pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$744pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Seoul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from California found for this year
11 Dec - 31 Jan
$742pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$744pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Dec - 13 Dec
$749pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Seoul from California

Save time with California to Seoul direct flight deals
1 Mar - 29 Mar
$1,132pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Mar - 25 Mar
$1,141pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Mar - 29 Mar
$1,148pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to Seoul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seoul from California, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 31 Jan
$742pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Dec - 9 Mar
$802pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Dec - 24 Jan
$813pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to All airports from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Seoul
1:25 pm - 1:30 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
31h 05m
LAX - ICN
Turkish Airlines
$513
FareScan
2:40 am - 12:20 pm
Air Canada
1 Stop
16h 40m
LAX - ICN
Air Canada
$515
KAYAK
4:40 am - 6:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 40m
LAX - ICN
Multiple Airlines
$521
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Flight FAQs

From California to Seoul

What airport do you fly into for flights to Seoul from California?

Seoul All airports (SEL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from California to Seoul. It is only a 1.2 mi journey from All airports (SEL) to Seoul’s city center.

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

Asiana Airlines, China Eastern, and Air China 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 California to Seoul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Seoul for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $731, but on average you can expect to pay $785.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Seoul under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Seoul is less than $1,183.

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

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

How popular is this California to Seoul flight route?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Seoul?

Before booking your flight from California to Seoul check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, Major Airline or American Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Seoul?

While on average a flight from California to Seoul is generally $1,779, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $556. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Incheon Intl), you can expect to pay $854 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from California to Seoul?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Incheon Intl, San Francisco - Incheon Intl or Ontario - Incheon Intl when deciding on the best route from California to Seoul.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Seoul?

Consider LATAM Airlines (92%), Delta (92%) or Aeromexico (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from California to Seoul.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Seoul from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to Seoul

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Seoul.

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

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


Do I need a test to fly back to California from Seoul?

Returning to California from Seoul

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

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

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Departure points for flights from California to Seoul

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Destination information for Seoul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Seoul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 1,183원
Average temperature for December in Seoul
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Seoul
0.8 ″

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing Seoul

Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP)

Top 10 airlines flying from California to Seoul All airports

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Seoul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$228 $1,238 No cancel fee 69%
XiamenAir
$359 $542 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Eastern
$395 $612 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air China
$401 $667 No cancel fee 67%
Hong Kong Airlines
$452 $575 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Southern
$499 $730 No cancel fee 69%
Aeromexico
$592 $730 No cancel fee N/A
Sichuan Airlines
$610 $797 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sichuan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Delta
$646 $1,345 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$663 $1,128 No cancel fee 67%
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