Cheap flights to South Korea

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Flights to South Korea in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price£531Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£486From London to Seoul
One-way from£350One-way flight from London to South Korea

Cheap flights to South Korea in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SEL flights for May, June
20 Jun - 18 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

29h 20m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

16h 05m
£600

Lufthansa

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Deal found 22/5/22

22 Jun - 30 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

19h 10m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

30h 05m
£633

LOT

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Deal found 21/5/22

19 Jun - 3 Jul
STN

London Stansted

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

36h 10m
ICN

Incheon Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

30h 15m
£634

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

South Korea 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Korea found for this year
6 Nov - 20 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

33h 05m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

26h 55m
£463

Finnair

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Deal found 20/5/22

10 Nov - 21 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

16h 55m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

25h 10m
£466

Finnair

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Deal found 20/5/22

6 Nov - 20 Nov
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

35h 00m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

26h 55m
£467

Finnair

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Deal found 21/5/22

Last minute flights to South Korea

Late deals on return flights to South Korea, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 19 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

35h 45m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

37h 35m
£792

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

31 May - 10 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

31h 30m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

21h 40m
£793

LOT

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Deal found 22/5/22

31 May - 8 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ICN

Incheon Intl

2 stops

31h 30m
ICN

Incheon Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

33h 20m
£806

LOT

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Deal found 21/5/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to South Korea?

The cheapest ticket to South Korea found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

£494

February

£519

March

£491

April

£531

May

£559

June

£571

July

£589

August

£536

September

£558

October

£515

November

£500

December

£525

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to South Korea. Flying to South Korea in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to South Korea?

Average South Korea flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LON - SEL

Price

£491 - £675

SEL

Temperature

2 - 25 °C

SEL

Rainfall

27 - 253 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to South Korea?

Booking 45 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to South Korea. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to South Korea?

The cheapest day to fly to South Korea is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to South Korea?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your South Korea trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Korea from the UK?

The flight time between the UK and Korea is roughly 11h. However, a single stop can add several hours to that and two stopovers can add even more time. Other factors that will affect flight time include where you depart the UK from, the airline you choose, and where you land in Korea. There are several airports in the UK that service the UK to Korea route, although London Heathrow is the largest and most popular. The most common destination in Korea is Seoul, and it is served by Incheon International Airport. However, there are actually 28 airports throughout the nation, many of which can handle international flights.

Which cities offer direct flights to Korea from the UK?

The only city in the UK that offers direct flights to Korea is London and the only airport that offers them is London Heathrow Airport. Note that direct flights are only offered to Seoul. No other Korean cities have direct flights available. However, there are numerous other airports in the UK that can offer connecting flights with either a single stopover or two stopovers. Travelers can depart from Birmingham, Inverness, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, and others. In Korea, options other than Incheon International include Seoul Gimpo, Cheongju, and Gimhae International Airport.

What is the best way to get around Korea?

The best way to get around in Korea is by train. The train system is well developed, efficient, and capable of getting you almost anywhere in the country. The bus system is also well developed. Of course, you can also hire a taxi in most major metro areas. Car hire is another option, as is hiring a motorcycle. For those on a budget and who don’t mind the exercise, bikes can also be rented. Note that Korea’s traffic can be very thick, particularly during holidays.

What are some things to do in Korea?

Depending on when you visit Korea, you’ll find a wide range of things to enjoy. The Spirited Garden offers peace and tranquility, while Bukhansan National Park is stunning during the warmer months of the year. The Warm Memorial of Korea is solemn, while Seoraksan National Park is verdant and lush. Other options include the Gyeongju National Museum, the Garden of Morning Calm, and the National Museum of Korea.

Do I need a passport to fly to Korea from the UK?

Yes, all British citizens will need a passport to fly to Korea. Your passport must also be valid for at least three months after the date you enter Korea. However, you will not need to purchase a visa unless your stay will exceed 90 days. Note that you must also be able to show proof of a return ticket or an onward ticket to be allowed into the country. If you have a tourist visa, note that it is a crime to work – a work visa is necessary.

How popular are flights to South Korea this year?

Flights to South Korea have seen a 137% increase in demand compared to the previous year.

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