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The best prices from New York to Seoul are usually found in April or March, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Seoul (SEL)

NYC - SEL
Price
$554 - $1,241
SEL
Temperature
35.6 - 84.2 °F
SEL
Rainfall
0.8 - 16.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Average price

$961

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$554

From New York 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 New York to Seoul?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from New York to Seoul. 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 New York to Seoul?

Find a great deal and save up to 39% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Seoul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,193.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Seoul?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Seoul from New York. Prices for April average $1,098 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $549. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Seoul (NYC - SEL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New York to Seoul in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 52% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New York to Seoul in January, February 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SEL flights for January, February
22 Feb - 3 Apr
$867pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Feb - 28 Feb
$882pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 Jan - 9 Feb
$907pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Seoul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from New York found for this year
7 Sep - 12 Oct
$595pp
EWR
Newark
Air China
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
6 Sep - 12 Oct
$595pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Aug - 11 Sep
$596pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air China
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Seoul from New York

Save time with New York to Seoul direct flight deals
6 Apr - 28 Apr
$1,299pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Mar - 8 Apr
$1,302pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Apr - 17 Apr
$1,303pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Seoul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seoul from New York, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 9 Feb
$907pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 Jan - 26 Jan
$936pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 Jan - 19 Apr
$940pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Seoul from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Seoul
9:25 pm - 7:00 am
EVA Air
1 Stop
20h 35m
JFK - ICN
EVA Air
$564
SmartFares
9:55 pm - 10:10 am
Cathay Pacific
1 Stop
23h 15m
JFK - ICN
Cathay Pacific
$599
Flights by SU
3:20 am - 12:40 pm
Air Canada
1 Stop
20h 20m
LGA - ICN
Air Canada
$611
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Seoul flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Seoul

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Seoul to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Seoul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

China Eastern, Korean Air, 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 New York to Seoul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Seoul for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Finnair for just $762, but on average you can expect to pay $818.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Seoul for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Seoul under $1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Seoul is less than $1,324.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Seoul for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Seoul within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Seoul?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Seoul is generally colder than in New York.

How long is the flight from New York to Seoul?

Major Airline, Air Canada, and Japan Airlines can get you from New York to Seoul in just under 16h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 10m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Finnair ($762), Ethiopian Air ($776), and EVA Air ($816) offers the cheapest pricing from New York to Seoul. Finnair is currently priced 10% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for EVA Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $529. Users have also found prices from $551 and $606 on EVA Air and Cathay Pacific, respectively.

Alternative routes for New York to Seoul

Destination information for Seoul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Seoul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 1,100원
Average temperature for January in Seoul
35.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Seoul
0.9 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Seoul

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Seoul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Air China
$400 $748 No cancel fee 67%
Aeromexico
$622 $779 No cancel fee N/A
Cathay Pacific
$672 $796 No cancel fee 72%
EVA Air
$757 $973 No cancel fee 74%
China Southern
$251 $981 No cancel fee 69%

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

China Airlines
$786 $1,017 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$661 $1,025 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$823 $1,044 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$815 $1,160 No cancel fee 67%
Aeroflot
$990 $1,212 No cancel fee 79%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Seoul

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 58% of NYC to SEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of NYC to SEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to SEL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to SEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Seoul
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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