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About Flights to Seoul

Summary info about Seoul flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£330

Best Return Price

£480

Fastest flight time

17h 00m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Seoul from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £330 (London Heathrow to Incheon Intl).
The best return flight price to Seoul from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £480 (London Heathrow to Incheon Intl).
The fastest flight to Seoul from United Kingdom takes 17h 00m (London Gatwick to Incheon Intl).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Seoul, including Lufthansa, Air France and Turkish Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Seoul airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Seoul airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Seoul

London (LON) to Seoul (SEL)

Typically, flights to Seoul from London are cheaper when flying from London to Seoul, which has an average price of £589

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SEOUL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary17% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Seoul costs on average just £519 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SEOUL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJune53% more expensiveIt costs about £952 for flights to Seoul from London Heathrow Airport in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SEOUL FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly238% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Seoul from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Seoul?

There are several cities in the UK that you can choose from for flights to Seoul, South Korea. The quickest journey time requires you to leave from London, which takes just under 12 hours to arrive. You can also fly from Manchester, which will get you to Incheon International Airport, Seoul, in about 13 and a half hours. Should you be flying from Edinburgh, you will touch down in the South Korea capital in a similar time of 13 hours and 30 minutes.

You can only fly directly to Seoul from one airport in the UK. However, there are numerous airports which also offer indirect flights to Seoul, where you will be required to transfer at another airport. You can get direct Seoul flight deals from London Heathrow Airport, which is the largest airport in the UK. You can also fly from Birmingham Airport, Manchester Airport, Edinburgh Airport and Belfast International Airport, which all require a transfer, normally in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

£93 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Seoul. This flight is from Tokyo and is 91% cheaper than most flights to Seoul. To find the cheapest price to Seoul from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Seoul from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £504. If you are unable to visit Seoul during the month of November, then departing from United Kingdom during the month October is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around £508.

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Seoul is about 0 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £589. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Seoul from United Kingdom for as low as £480 on momondo.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Seoul is on a Friday when prices can be found for as low as £640. Flights from United Kingdom to Seoul on a Wednesday will generally be more expensive and average around £779. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Seoul is in the morning. Flights from United Kingdom to Seoul during this time can be as low as £582. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £998.

Users planning a flight to Seoul during the months of May, June, or July should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Seoul even when it's raining, though. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like Lotte World.

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Seoul for October, when they can visit Yeouido Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Those flying to Seoul could potentially find better pricing at Incheon Intl Airport (30 mi from Seoul city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

You can find deals at Seoul Gimpo Intl Airport for £984pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes, you can get a flight to Seoul Gimpo Intl airport in Seoul (6.8 mi from Yeongdeungpo-gu).

The closest airport to Gangnam Subway Station is 13.3 mi away - Seoul’s Seoul Gimpo Intl airport.



Seoul flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Seoul found recently by users on momondo
Air France
30 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
16h 25m
1 stop
ICN17:45Incheon Intl
6 Dec
ICN04:30Incheon Intl
20h 55m
1 stop
LHR01:25London Heathrow
Air France
30 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
16h 25m
1 stop
ICN17:45Incheon Intl
8 Dec
ICN04:30Incheon Intl
20h 55m
1 stop
LHR01:25London Heathrow
Lufthansa
3 Dec
LHR06:10London Heathrow
15h 45m
1 stop
ICN21:55Incheon Intl
22 Jan
ICN08:30Incheon Intl
18h 25m
1 stop
LHR02:55London Heathrow
Lufthansa
9 Jan
LHR06:10London Heathrow
15h 45m
1 stop
ICN21:55Incheon Intl
22 Jan
ICN08:30Incheon Intl
18h 25m
1 stop
LHR02:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
30 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
16h 25m
1 stop
ICN17:45Incheon Intl
6 Dec
ICN04:30Incheon Intl
20h 20m
2 stops
LHR00:50London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
30 Nov
LHR01:20London Heathrow
16h 25m
1 stop
ICN17:45Incheon Intl
8 Dec
ICN04:30Incheon Intl
20h 20m
2 stops
LHR00:50London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Seoul

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Seoul, view some of our deals below provided by Turkish Airlines
Multiple Airlines
10 Nov
LHR13:15London Heathrow
49h 40m
3 stops
ICN14:55Incheon Intl
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
LHR14:55London Heathrow
47h 15m
3 stops
ICN14:10Incheon Intl
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
LHR14:55London Heathrow
47h 15m
3 stops
ICN14:10Incheon Intl

Which airlines fly to Seoul?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Seoul

Which airlines fly to Seoul?

There may be other airlines that fly to Seoul from United Kingdom, but the most popular among our users are Air China, Japan Airlines and Korean Air. These airlines should offer flights to Seoul on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United Kingdom.

Asiana Airlines Flights to Seoul

There are 266 Asiana Airlines flights to Seoul in a normal week. The most common departure point is Jeju City and the best Asiana Airlines ticket price seen on momondo is £768 (last 72 hours, from London Heathrow, to Seoul). Asiana Airlines has a score of 8.7 from 22 user reviews on momondo.

Emirates Flights to Seoul

Another popular choice for flights to Seoul is Emirates (8.4/10, 129 reviews). Most Emirates flights landing in Seoul will be arriving from Dubai Intl, but there are 7 Emirates flights to Seoul from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Emirates deal found on momondo this week was £630 (Birmingham to Seoul, round-trip).


Airports near Seoul

Below you will find all the airports in Seoul along with their distance from the city centre

How to get to the city centre of Seoul from the airport

Upon arrival in Seoul, you will have various options for getting to the city centre. You can choose a taxi, which will be the most convenient choice for you. Taking about an hour to arrive in the city centre, they are very well priced for a journey of that distance and can be found in front of the terminal building. Another option, which is cheaper than a taxi, is to get the City Limousine Bus. These leave every 25 minutes or so and take about 70 minutes. If you’re travelling on a budget, then take the Airport Railroad Express train, which takes around one hour to arrive if you take the slow train. It’s worth noting there is an express train which takes about 40 minutes and is slightly more expensive. Both the bus and train stations can be found following the signs upon arrival at the airport.


Popular routes to Seoul

Most frequently searched flights to Seoul along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time10h 55m
Cheapest price£513
Manchester to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time15h 00m
Cheapest price£537
Birmingham to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time14h 45m
Cheapest price£722
Glasgow to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time20h 55m
Cheapest price£648
Paris to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time10h 50m
Cheapest price£573
Edinburgh to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time17h 30m
Cheapest price£651
Los Angeles to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time12h 55m
Cheapest price£752
Newcastle upon Tyne to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time16h 30m
Cheapest price£629
Aberdeen to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time36h 50m
Cheapest price£995
Amsterdam to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time10h 40m
Cheapest price£619
Rome to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time16h 35m
Cheapest price£765
Bangkok to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time5h 35m
Cheapest price£363
New York to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time21h 45m
Cheapest price£1,148
Tokyo to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time7h 55m
Cheapest price£385
Istanbul to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time19h 15m
Cheapest price£591
Cardiff to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time34h 30m
Cheapest price£2,049
Stockholm to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest price£659
Bristol to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price£813
Manila to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price£220
Madrid to Seoul Flights
Fastest flight time20h 10m
Cheapest price£1,601

Visa requirements for visiting Seoul

British citizens do not need to have a visa to enter South Korea if their trip is no longer than 90 days. However, they must have an onward ticket booked. Your passport must also be valid for a minimum of three months upon entry to the country.


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Best things to do and see in Seoul

A city that will keep you busy from the moment you land, Seoul has something for everyone. Start off at the Gyeongbokgung Palace, which hosts both the National Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum. An impressive piece of architecture, you’ll be taken aback before you’ve even entered. Next, head to the Bukhansan National Park, which is a short journey outside the city. Here you can follow hiking trails and enjoy a day with mother nature. Treat yourself to some retail therapy at Myeongdong Shopping Street, which has an array of beautiful shops, or Lotte World Tower and Mall which will keep you occupied for hours. To wind down, head up to the observation deck for a breathtaking view of the skyline.


Flights to other cities in South Korea

Lost the lust for Seoul? Check out some flights to other cities in South Korea

Why use momondo?

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