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Summary info about South Korea flight prices, duration and airlines

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Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

15h 25m

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3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Korea from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £241 (London Gatwick to Incheon Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to South Korea from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £394 (London Heathrow to Incheon Intl).
The fastest flight to South Korea from United Kingdom takes 15h 25m (London Heathrow to Incheon Intl).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to South Korea, including China Eastern, SAUDIA and Air China.

South Korea flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest flight to South Korea?

The best prices found on momondo for flights to South Korea are:
£26 per person with Air Seoul
£27 per person with Asiana Airlines
£33 per person with Jin Air
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What are the most popular cities to visit in South Korea?

For momondo users, the most popular city in South Korea is Seoul, which is visited about 60% more often than any other city in South Korea. Other very common cities that our users travel to are Incheon and Jeju City.

How long is the flight from United Kingdom to South Korea?

The average flight duration from United Kingdom to South Korea depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from London Heathrow to Incheon Intl is 12h 40m on average, while flying from Manchester to Incheon Intl is 15h 15m on average. Incheon Intl is the most popular airport in South Korea.

Which airlines fly to South Korea?

Asiana Airlines is the most popular airline offering flights to South Korea, with 34% of our users opting to fly with them when travelling to South Korea. Other popular options include Korean Air and China Southern. There are a total of 21 different airlines flying to South Korea.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit South Korea? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country


Gyeongbokgung Palace


National Museum of Korea


Changdeok Palace



Eurwangni Beach

Jahyou Park

Wangsan Beach

Incheon Civil Stadium

Incheon Dohobu Cheongsa

Jeju City

Jeju City


Jeju World Cup Stadium

Folklore and Natural History Museum

Hallasan National Park

Iho Beach

Teddy Bear Museum



Haeundae Beach

Gwangan Bridge

Taejongdae Park

Paradise Casino

Gwangalli Beach



Daegu World Cup Stadium

Daegu National Museum


Duryu Park Stadium




Gyeongju National Park

Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium



Heungdeok Temple Site

Sangdangsanseong Fortress



Odong Island



Juwangsan National Park



Naejangsan National Park


Gwangju World Cup Stadium

Gwangju Culture & Art Center

Gwangju National Museum






Chiaksan National Park

Cheapest flights to cities in South Korea

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Useful information for your flight to South Korea

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What popular landmarks are in South Korea?

What is the best airport to land at to visit Haeundae Beach?

When visiting Haeundae Beach in Busan, the closest airport is Busan Airport.

What is the most popular airport in South Korea to fly to?

How much are flights to South Korea?

Flights to South Korea can be found for as cheap as £460 per ticket. However our users tend to find airfares to South Korea for around £2,219 on average. If you’re looking to find a good deal on your flight to South Korea, then you should consider booking if you find anything for £2,170 or less.

What is the best day of the week to fly to South Korea?

The best day to take a flight to South Korea is on Tuesday, followed by Wednesday. Tuesday and Wednesday tend to have the lowest flight prices to South Korea. If your travel dates are flexible, then try to avoid booking on a Saturday, which is known for being the most expensive day of the week to fly to South Korea.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to South Korea?

Prices for flights to South Korea refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to South Korea?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to South Korea.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to South Korea?

The required travel and health documents for your South Korea trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at South Korea. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.

Recent flights found to popular cities in South Korea

Find flights to these popular cities in South Korea from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to South Korea

These routes have the cheapest flights to South Korea found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
LondonIncheon14h 40m£406
LondonSeoul17h 05m£434
LondonBusan18h 45m£492
EdinburghIncheon15h 05m£544
ManchesterIncheon16h 10m£548
BirminghamIncheon18h 25m£554
EdinburghSeoul17h 00m£599
BristolJeju City45h 35m£625
BirminghamBusan18h 50m£640
GlasgowIncheon15h 35m£641
Newcastle upon TyneIncheon14h 55m£647
LondonJeju City16h 55m£657
ManchesterSeoul16h 45m£663
CardiffIncheon22h 40m£714
LeedsIncheon26h 05m£715
BristolIncheon18h 40m£752

Best things to do and see in South Korea

What popular events take place in South Korea?

An East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula most well-known as the land of kimchi, K-pop, and hi-tech, among many others. South Korea offers tourists an exciting range of activities and an array of yearly festivities to join. Book your flights to South Korea and time them with one of these festivals to get the best out of your trip. The Yeouido Spring Flower Festival is a celebration of spring flowers such as azaleas, forsythia, and the world-famous cherry blossom. Though traditionally celebrated in Japan, this festival is also held every in Seoul, South Korea's capital, around mid-April. Jeju Island is located just off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, largely dominated by the volcano Hallasan. In Early March, Jeju Island hosts the Jeju Fire Festival to celebrate the arrival of Spring and an indication to the locals to start praying for good health and a good harvest in the year to come. If you grab one of the South Korea flight deals during mid-July, make your way a couple of hours south of Seoul to the town of Boryeong to join in the Boryeong Mud Festival, complete with mud baths, mud wrestling, mud sliding, and take part in the wide range of games available.

Is the South Korea known for specific food/cuisine?

Much like all the other Asian countries, food exploration in South Korea can be exhilarating and full of wonderful surprises. Although South Korea is more well-known for technology, recent delicacies like kimchi prove this is changing. Bulgogi, a marinated beef barbecue, is a popular dish with many locals and foreigners. It's a savoury, juicy dish of marinated meat, grilled with garlic and sliced onion and served with a thick, spicy red paste called ssamjang. Japchae is a stir-fried noodle dish often served as a side dish. This dish consists of noodles fried up with shredded vegetables, sweet potato, beef, sugar, and a hint of soy sauce. Sometimes other ingredients like mushrooms are added to the dish. One of the most famous dishes in South Koreas is Kimchi, a staple in Korean cuisine and is a spicy and sour dish made from fermented vegetables prepared with an array of ingredients, cabbage being one of the main ones. One of South Korea's traditional hot soups is Seolleongtang or ox bone soup. This soup is made from ox meat, ox bones, and briskets, most commonly seasoned with ground black pepper, salt, minced garlic, and chopped green onions.

What can you see and do in South Korea?

South Korea is a beautiful place to explore if you're interested in great food, architecture, festivals, and unique Asian culture. You absolutely can not go to South Korea without hitting a Karaoke Bar and singing the night away with your friends in a karaoke room with food and drinks. These rooms are designed so that you don't have to sing in front of strangers if you don't want to. Head to Boryeong during the mud festival and splash around in mud baths and slide down mudslides. Busan is the second-largest city in Korea and well worth a visit during the summer to kick back and relax on the beaches. Busan is surrounded by the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea. Haeundae Beach is one of the most sought-after beaches in the city. K-pop is a popular scene in South Korea, and you'll be inundated with it from the moment you arrive. Consider splashing out and going to a concert to watch these famous Korean groups perform the popular music genre with perfectly choreographed routines.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting South Korea?

If you're a UK national travelling with a British passport, you can enter South Korea for up to 90 days without needing a visa. You will need to provide proof of onward or return travel upon your arrival, and your passport must be valid for at least the duration of your stay.

Useful information for finding South Korea flight deals

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    Confirm your travel details to search for the latest offers. While browsing offers there will be the option to toggle “Price Alerts”. You’ll then receive updates when prices for the flight route increase or decrease.

  • How can I save money on flights to South Korea with momondo?

    Leverage our AI within our “Price Forecast” tool, which predicts if it’s better to book now or wait until prices decrease. You can strategically pick the best days to fly and save money on your trip by using our “Price Calendar” tool. “Explore” shows an overview of how much it costs to fly to anywhere from a selected city or airport. Our “Discover” content is a great option for travel inspiration and money-saving tips, while “Price Alerts” will update you when prices change, so you can book when fares are right.

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    We compare prices from 700+ competitors to help you find the price that works best for you. momondo operates in over 30 international markets, bringing you access to a wide range of fares and deals. Search for your travel using momondo for a diverse range of options from airlines and OTAs.

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Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to South Korea?

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Can I find flights to South Korea with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to South Korea to just show those with flexible booking policies.

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