Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL)

SFO — SEL
Oct 9 — Oct 161

The best prices from San Francisco to Seoul All airports are usually found in November or October, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SEL flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Seoul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seoul.

SFO - SEL

Price

$1,062 - $1,778

SEL

Temperature

35.6 - 77 °F

SEL

Rainfall

1.1 - 10 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,062From San Francisco to Seoul (SEL)
One-way from$463One-way flight from San Francisco to Seoul (SEL)

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

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Seoul, book at least 55 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,591 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,591.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Seoul. Flights to Seoul from San Francisco in November are about $1,360 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $777.

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 in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Seoul in October, November 2022

The best prices found for SFO to SEL flights for October, November
Nov 7 - Nov 29
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

25h 35m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 30m
$940

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Nov 15 - Nov 21
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

36h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 30m
$965

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Nov 10 - Feb 15
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

31h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 05m
$970

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

San Francisco to Seoul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from San Francisco found for this year
Oct 2 - Oct 10
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

27h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

47h 17m
$902

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Nov 7 - Nov 29
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

25h 35m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 30m
$940

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Nov 15 - Nov 21
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

36h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 30m
$965

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from San Francisco to Seoul

Jan 16 - Feb 6
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

22h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 10m
$814

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Jan 30 - Feb 7
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

22h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 10m
$815

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Feb 13 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

22h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 10m
$822

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from San Francisco to Seoul is Cathay Pacific. San Francisco to Seoul flights are typically 54% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Cathay Pacific typically cost $1,521.07 RT. The cheapest Cathay Pacific flight found for this route was $1,263. When traveling from San Francisco to Seoul on Cathay Pacific, the most popular airport to depart from is San Francisco Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Incheon Intl Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Seoul, Cathay Pacific flights are 4% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap EVA Air flights from San Francisco to Seoul

Feb 6 - Mar 14
SFO

San Francisco

GMP

Seoul Gimpo Intl

1 stop

25h 55m
GMP

Seoul Gimpo Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

36h 50m
$1,030

EVA Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 10 - Oct 18
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

25h 45m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

36h 15m
$1,050

EVA Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Feb 12 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

GMP

Seoul Gimpo Intl

1 stop

24h 55m
GMP

Seoul Gimpo Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

36h 50m
$1,054

EVA Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

  • If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Seoul, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is EVA Air. Flights from EVA Air traveling this route typically cost $1,392.40 RT. This price is typically 74% more expensive than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Seoul flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $1,194. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Seoul is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Seoul is Incheon Intl Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Seoul, EVA Air flights are 0% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Seoul from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Seoul direct flight deals
Oct 23 - Dec 12
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

12h 30m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

10h 10m
$1,239

Asiana Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Oct 24 - Nov 6
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

12h 30m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

10h 10m
$1,242

Asiana Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Nov 7 - Nov 16
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

Nonstop

13h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

10h 10m
$1,243

Asiana Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Seoul

Late deals on return flights to Seoul from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Oct 9 - Dec 9
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

27h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 10m
$1,038

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 10 - Oct 18
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

25h 45m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

36h 15m
$1,050

EVA Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 9 - Nov 2
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

25h 45m
ICN

Incheon Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

20h 10m
$1,074

EVA Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

One-way flights to Seoul from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Seoul
Feb 9
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

53h 30m
$463

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Feb 25
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

44h 20m
$468

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Jan 10
SFO

San Francisco

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

46h 15m
$470

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Seoul?

If you book a flight from San Francisco to Seoul, you will be flying from San Francisco to All airports. Flights to Seoul All airports (SEL) from San Francisco (SFO) take 12h 30m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from San Francisco to Seoul per day from 22 airlines.

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

Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, and Air Canada 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 Cathay Pacific for just $814, but on average you can expect to pay $876.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Seoul under $1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Seoul is less than $1,265.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Seoul for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Seoul within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this San Francisco to Seoul flight route?

Within the past month, 87 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Seoul.

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

Cathay Pacific, at $814, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Seoul. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Turkish Airlines. Cathay Pacific is priced at 40% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

Consider Undisclosed Carrier, Air Canada or Aeromexico when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Seoul.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Seoul?

Consider United Airlines (93%), Delta (92%) or Thai Airways (85%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to Seoul.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Seoul?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Seoul is generally $4,041, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $535. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Incheon Intl), you can expect to pay $766 for that flight.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Seoul

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$11Average$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$457Average$660FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hong Kong AirlinesCheapest$465Average$567FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$482Average$651FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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AeromexicoCheapest$592Average$719FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$659Average$1,366FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$794Average$996FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$839Average$1,039FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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EVA AirCheapest$861Average$1,021FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$917Average$1,402FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Seoul

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco to Seoul
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
62%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
37%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Seoul

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Seoul
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