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The best prices from San Francisco to Seoul are usually found in November or October, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL)

SFO - SEL
Price
$783 - $1,246
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, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$783

From San Francisco to Seoul

One-way from

$556

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 10% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Seoul.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,193.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Seoul?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Seoul from San Francisco average $1,098. You can even find prices in April for less than $1,098, as users have found deals to Seoul from as low as $549. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Seoul from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Seoul (SFO - SEL)?

When flying from San Francisco to Seoul, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 42% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Seoul in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SEL flights for January, February
17 Feb - 23 Feb
$872pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
21 Feb - 22 Apr
$875pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jan - 26 Jan
$892pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Seoul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from San Francisco found for this year
3 May - 11 May
$803pp
SFO
San Francisco
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Apr - 31 May
$811pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Oct - 26 Oct
$818pp
SFO
San Francisco
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
EVA Air
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Seoul from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Seoul direct flight deals
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$957pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$1,005pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$1,006pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Seoul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seoul from San Francisco, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 2 Apr
$924pp
SFO
San Francisco
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Aeromexico
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jan - 23 Feb
$936pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jan - 22 Feb
$940pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Incheon Intl
ICN
Incheon Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Seoul from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Seoul
8:45 pm - 6:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 50m
SFO - ICN
Multiple Airlines
$556
CheapFlights
7:05 pm - 6:15 am
China Airlines
1 Stop
18h 10m
SFO - ICN
China Airlines
$561
mytrip.com
6:10 am - 11:20 am
Air Canada
1 Stop
36h 10m
SFO - ICN
Air Canada
$562
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Seoul flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Seoul

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, and United 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 San Francisco to Seoul for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Seoul for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on EVA Air for just $803, but on average you can expect to pay $847.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Seoul for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Seoul under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Seoul is less than $1,070.

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

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

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Seoul?

With an average temperature of 84 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Seoul are hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Seoul?

Departing from San Francisco to Seoul will take you 14h 55m. 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 San Francisco to Seoul round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Seoul is EVA Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $803 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Canada and Cathay Pacific, starting at $829 and $864 round-trip. EVA Air is priced at 13% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco 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 $485. EVA Air flights start at $509 while deals on China Airlines start at $526 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Seoul

Destination information for Seoul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Seoul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 1,102원
Average temperature for January in Seoul
35.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Seoul
0.9 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Seoul

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Seoul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Hong Kong Airlines
$465 $567 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.

Air China
$482 $651 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$457 $660 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
$592 $719 No cancel fee N/A
EVA Air
$682 $831 No cancel fee 74%
China Airlines
$697 $937 No cancel fee 70%
Asiana Airlines
$764 $1,079 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
$570 $1,109 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$663 $1,256 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$789 $1,267 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Seoul

Evening 6 PM to midnight 71% of SFO to SEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of SFO to SEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to SEL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SFO to SEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Seoul
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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