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Flights from San Francisco to Seoul Starting at $291

Discover our range of affordable one-way and round-trip flights from San Francisco to Seoul and kick-start your next adventure today!

  • One way
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Seoul?

Price trend charts are a great way of tracking how much your flights cost in the lead up to departure and can help you choose when to book your tickets. See how prices to Seoul from San Francisco have changed and are set to move below.

Displayed prices are calculated based on the cheapest average weekly prices of the corresponding route on Trip.com.
Find cheap airlines flights from San Francisco to Seoul

We have a range of prices from different airlines providing flights from San Francisco to Seoul. Check below for the journey which best suits your travel needs.

Air Premia
From $393
United Airlines
From $407
ZIPAIR
From $408
Hawaiian Airlines
From $468
American Airlines
From $469
Frontier Airlines
From $469
Cathay Pacific
From $475
Alaska Airlines
From $488
Asiana Airlines
From $495
Korean Air
From $504
ANA airlines

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Alternative Cheap Routes from San Francisco to Seoul

Searching for potential routes that might be cheaper and faster? There are a few alternative ways to get to Seoul from San Francisco which could help you save money and time.

  • Cheapest
    Air Premia
    SFO
    15:00
    12h 50m
    Direct
    ICN
    19:50
    San Francisco International Airport - Incheon International Airport
    Wed, Aug 7Air Premia
    $393
  • China Airlines
    SFO
    01:05
    24h 20m
    1 transfer
    GMP
    17:25
    San Francisco International Airport - Gimpo International Airport
    Thu, Aug 8China Airlines
    $588
  • China Airlines
    SFO
    01:05
    24h 20m
    1 transfer
    GMP
    17:25
    San Francisco International Airport - Gimpo International Airport
    Thu, Aug 8China Airlines
    $588
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from San Francisco to Seoul based on the departure date and time of your selection. By analyzing data from all airlines, we've discovered that on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around $1,569.
  • How long does it take to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL) and what is the distance?

    It takes around 12 hours 41 minutes to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Seoul?

    • The distance from Incheon International Airport to downtown is about 48km. It takes about 1 hour by taxi.
    • The distance from Gimpo International Airport to downtown is about 15km. It takes about 30 minutes by taxi.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL)?

    Airlines with flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul (SEL): Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air Premia, Asiana Airlines and United Airlines.

How to find a cheap flight from San Francisco to Seoul

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Book Early
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Check One-way Fares
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Travel Info | San Francisco to Seoul

Cheapest nonstop flight price

$291

Cheapest round-trip ticket price

$775

Off-season for travel

July

Peak season for travel

March

Flight distance

9,048.83km

Average flight time

12 hours 41 minutes

Popular airline

American Airlines