Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Seoul (SEL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Seoul are usually found in November or March, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Seoul (SEL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SEL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Seoul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seoul.
CHI - SEL
Price
$843 - $1,388
SEL
Temperature
35.6 - 84.2 °F
SEL
Rainfall
0.8 - 16.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$843

From Chicago to Seoul

One-way from

$672

One-way flight from Chicago to Seoul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Seoul?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Seoul, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 39% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,193 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,211.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Seoul?

April can be a great time to fly to Seoul from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $1,098. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $549. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Seoul (CHI - SEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Seoul at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 49% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Seoul in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to SEL flights for May, June
18 May - 17 Aug
$643pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 18 Aug
$644pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 May - 27 Jul
$646pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Seoul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from Chicago found for this year
18 May - 17 Aug
$643pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 18 Aug
$644pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 May - 27 Jul
$646pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Seoul from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Seoul direct flight deals
5 Sep - 26 Sep
$2,003pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Korean Air
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Korean Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Sep - 29 Sep
$2,004pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Korean Air
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Korean Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Oct - 4 Nov
$2,065pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Korean Air
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Korean Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Seoul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seoul from Chicago, departing today and this week
18 May - 17 Aug
$643pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 May - 15 Jun
$648pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 May - 23 May
$657pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Seoul from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Seoul
5:35 pm - 1:40 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 05m
ORD - ICN
Turkish Airlines
$672
FareScan
3:15 pm - 10:25 am
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
29h 10m
ORD - ICN
Etihad Airways
$717
mytrip.com
5:45 am - 12:15 pm
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
40h 30m
ORD - ICN
Ethiopian Air
$721
KAYAK

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Seoul

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Seoul due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Seoul for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Seoul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Seoul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

For a flight from Chicago to Seoul, you will be flying into All airports. Seoul All airports (SEL) is just 1.2 mi from the center of the city. All airports is the only Seoul airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 13 airlines have flights to Seoul All airports from Chicago on a regular basis.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Seoul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $643, but on average you can expect to pay $672.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Seoul under $2,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Seoul is less than $2,131.

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

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Seoul?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Seoul is hotter than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Seoul?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Seoul in 17h. Fly via Delta, Japan Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Seoul round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Seoul is Etihad Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $643 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Japan Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $697 and $706 round-trip. These flights start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Seoul one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Air Canada, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $496. Turkish Airlines flights start at $672 while deals on Ethiopian Air start at $673 one-way.

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Destination information for Seoul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Seoul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 1,112원
Average temperature for May in Seoul
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Seoul
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Seoul

Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Seoul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago 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
China Eastern
$535 $790 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.

Aeromexico
$729 $801 No cancel fee N/A
EVA Air
$716 $909 No cancel fee 74%
Air Canada
$749 $1,075 No cancel fee 67%
Asiana Airlines
$749 $1,234 No cancel fee 76%

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

United Airlines
$953 $1,260 No cancel fee 69%
Turkish Airlines
$1,241 $1,292 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$1,022 $1,338 No cancel fee 71%
Korean Air
$949 $1,421 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$885 $1,457 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Seoul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Seoul.
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Seoul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Seoul.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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