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The best prices from San Francisco to Seoul are usually found in November or October, booked 31 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 - $1246
SEL
Temperature
35.6 - 84.2 °F
SEL
Rainfall
0.8 - 16.2 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $783 From San Francisco to Seoul
One-way from $531 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 14% by booking at least 54 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 $1127.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Seoul from San Francisco average $1127. You can even find prices in March for less than $1127, as users have found deals to Seoul from as low as $688. 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 23%.

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 noon, which can drop the price by up to 42% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Seoul in August, September 2020

The best prices found for SFO to SEL flights for August, September
16 Aug - 15 Sep
$753pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Aug - 30 Sep
$798pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
23 Aug - 27 Sep
$813pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Seoul 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seoul from San Francisco found for this year
2 Sep - 5 Nov
$753pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Nov - 3 Dec
$754pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Nov - 3 Dec
$756pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Seoul from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Seoul direct flight deals
26 Aug - 14 Sep
$989pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Nov - 27 Dec
$992pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Aug - 5 Sep
$993pp
SFO
San Francisco
Asiana Airlines
Non-Stop
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul 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
28 Jul - 22 Sep
$877pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jul - 5 Oct
$883pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jul - 15 Sep
$888pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
ICN
Seoul Incheon Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Seoul from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Seoul
7:00 pm - 1:20 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
38h 20m
SFO - ICN
Philippine Airlines
$531
SmartFares
9:35 am - 4:15 pm
Cathay Pacific
2 Stops
38h 40m
SFO - ICN
Cathay Pacific
$574
Vayama
9:00 pm - 2:45 pm
EVA Air
1 Stop
25h 45m
SFO - ICN
EVA Air
$580
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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Seoul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Seoul for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just $753, but on average you can expect to pay $771.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Seoul for under $1000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Seoul under $1000. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Seoul is less than $1012.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Seoul for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Seoul within the next 7 days for less than $900.

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 50m. 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 Cathay Pacific. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $753 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is EVA Air, starting at $808. Cathay Pacific is priced at 20% 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 EVA Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $491. Philippine Airlines flights start at $495 while deals on Cathay Pacific start at $555 one-way.

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 = 1188원
Average temperature for August in Seoul
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Seoul
14.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Seoul

Gimpo Intl (GMP)

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Seoul

Evening 6 PM to midnight 73% of SFO to SEL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 20% of SFO to SEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 6% of SFO to SEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to SEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Seoul
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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