Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Seoul (SEL)

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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 Thursday and return on a Friday

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

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to SEL flight in 2021: compare New York to Seoul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seoul.
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

Round-trip from

$554

From New York to Seoul

One-way from

$518

One-way flight 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?

Saturday 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 45% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New York to Seoul in May, June 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SEL flights for May, June
14 Jun - 7 Jul
$618pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 May - 20 May
$640pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 19 Aug
$642pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
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
14 Jun - 7 Jul
$618pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 May - 20 May
$640pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 19 Aug
$642pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
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
19 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,050pp
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
19 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,051pp
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
10 Oct - 31 Oct
$1,052pp
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
13 May - 15 Jul
$644pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 May - 10 Aug
$647pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 May - 15 Jun
$648pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Etihad Airways
 
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
4:25 pm - 7:30 am
Aeroflot
1 Stop
26h 05m
JFK - ICN
Aeroflot
$518
Tripmonster
9:45 pm - 1:20 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
38h 35m
JFK - ICN
Philippine Airlines
$526
Tripmonster
7:20 pm - 1:40 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 20m
JFK - ICN
Turkish Airlines
$532
StudentUniverse

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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.

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

For a flight from New York 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 6 inbound flights from New York per day. 16 airlines have flights to Seoul All airports from New York on a regular basis.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Seoul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $618, but on average you can expect to pay $662.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Seoul for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Seoul under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Seoul is less than $1,101.

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

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

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?

Air Canada, American Airlines, and Japan Airlines can get you from New York to Seoul in just under 15h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 40m. 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, Etihad Airways ($618), and Japan Airlines ($686) offers the cheapest pricing from New York to Seoul. Etihad Airways is currently priced 27% 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 Air Canada. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $491. Users have also found prices from $510 and $518 on Air Canada and Philippine Airlines, respectively.

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Destination information for Seoul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York 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 New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Seoul

Seoul Gimpo Intl (GMP)

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Seoul.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of NYC to SEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of NYC to SEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Seoul.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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