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

The best prices from Chicago to Seoul All airports 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 to Seoul

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SEL flight in 2022: 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 - 77 °F

SEL

Precipitation

1.1 - 10 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 (CHI) to Seoul (SEL)

One-way from

$479

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Seoul (SEL)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Seoul?

Flights from Chicago to Seoul are found to be more expensive on Wednesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Seoul.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Seoul at least 34 days early can save you up to 36% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 34 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Seoul for as little as $1,098 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,298 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Seoul. Flights to Seoul from Chicago in November are about $1,030 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $565.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Seoul at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 49% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Seoul in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to SEL flights for January, February
Feb 7 - Apr 17
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$627

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 27 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$628

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 27 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$629

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Chicago to Seoul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from Chicago found for this year
Mar 6 - Mar 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$624

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Mar 27 - Apr 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

24h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$625

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Mar 27 - Apr 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

24h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$626

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Non-stop flights to Seoul from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Seoul direct flight deals
Mar 27 - Apr 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 50m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

13h 00m
$2,086

Korean Air

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Deal found 1/16/22

May 2 - Aug 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 50m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

13h 00m
$2,101

Korean Air

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Deal found 1/17/22

Apr 29 - Aug 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 50m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

13h 00m
$2,104

Korean Air

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Deal found 1/17/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Seoul

Late deals on return flights to Seoul from Chicago, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$628

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 27 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

32h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 55m
$629

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 23 - Feb 14
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

View Deal

Deal found 1/15/22

One-way flights to Seoul All airports from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Seoul
Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

43h 40m
$479

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 24
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

47h 52m
$493

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

48h 10m
$502

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Seoul flights.

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.

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.

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 $624, but on average you can expect to pay $668.

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 $2,205.

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.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Seoul round-trip?

Etihad Airways, at $624, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Seoul.. Etihad Airways is currently priced 39% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Seoul?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Incheon Intl, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Seoul Gimpo Intl or Chicago Midway - Incheon Intl when deciding on the best route from Chicago to Seoul.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Seoul?

Before booking your flight to Seoul 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 Seoul?

On average you can expect to pay $1,967 for a flight from Chicago to Seoul. The cheapest flight overall is $748 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Incheon Intl) is currently priced at $672.

Can I fly to Seoul from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Seoul

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

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 Seoul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago 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.


Can I fly back to Chicago from Seoul?

Returning to Chicago 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 Chicago.

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$535
Average$790
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$1,234
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$949
Average$1,421
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
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest$1,241
Average$1,292
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Seoul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Seoul
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100%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
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0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday2daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday0daily flights