Flights from New York City to Seoul

The cheapest flights from New York City to Seoul

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04:50AMNew York City19h25 12:15AMSeoul
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The fastest flights from New York City to Seoul

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Fastest Journey

19 h 25 m

Average

19 h 25 m

Flights per day

1

Distance

11052 km

Of the 1 flights that leave New York City for Seoul every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: New York City to Seoul flight

distanceDistance6852 miles (11052 km)
durationAverage flight duration14 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$1,038 (€930)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesAsiana, Korean Air, Air Canada or China Eastern

Flights from New York City to Seoul cover the 6852 miles (11052 km) long route taking on average 14 h 30 min with our travel partners like Asiana, Korean Air, Air Canada or China Eastern. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $1,038 (€930), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $526 (€471).

Flights from New York to Seoul

The journey from New York to Seoul can take between 20 hours and 50 hours to complete. Luckily, there are many flight options to choose from. Some make single or double stopovers to ease the stress of travel. Airlines that offer single direct flights include Eva Air and Korean Air. Turkish Airline and Emirates offer stopovers in Istanbul (IST) and Dubai (DBX) respectively. Flights from New York to Seoul are spread throughout the day. There are four flights between 12:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. each day. There are also seven flights between 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. at the end of the day. Some airlines offer multiple flight options with different duration times and airport connections.

Which airlines travel from New York to Seoul?

Airlines that offer flights include Philippine Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Delta, and China Southern. Some of these flights are operated jointly with other airlines. The first flights leave a few minutes after 12:00 midnight. Eva Air operates the earliest flight from New York to Seoul, while Delta and China Eastern both have flights within the hour.  Some airlines offer direct flights. These include a Delta flight operated partially by Korean Air that leaves a few minutes before 1:00 a.m. Philippine Airlines offers flights with one stopover at Manila Airport (MNL). American Airlines also offers one layover at the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW). Cathay Pacific's flights from New York to Seoul make a layover in Hong Kong (HKG) in a journey that lasts almost 2six hours.

How long is the flight from New York to Seoul?

The fastest flight from New York to Seoul is operated by Korean Air. It leaves a few minutes before 1:00 a.m. and takes 1four hours 25 minutes to reach Seoul. Eva Air also offers a similar flight with the same journey time. The longest flight between New York and Seoul takes almost 5six hours. It is offered by China Southern and involves 2 layovers at Wuhan Airport (WUH) and Beijing Airport (PEK). This comes with more than 3five hours of delay in those two cities.  China Eastern also offers a 31-hour flight from New York to Seoul with 3 stopovers. The first stopover is in Shanghai Pudong (PVG). There is another stop in Changsha (CSX) and then a 2-hour delay in Kunming (KMG), Meanwhile, Delta offers a direct flight that takes just over 1four hours. The flight is operated partially with Korean Air.

How many flights are there from New York to Seoul?

There are more than 100 daily flights from New York City to Seoul. The earliest flight leaves at 12:20 a.m. each day. It is operated by Eva Air and makes one stop in Taipei (TPE). The last flight of the day leaves at 11:20 p.m. It is operated by Turkish Airline. The journey is 2two hours 44 minutes, with a stopover at the Istanbul Airport (IST).  Emirates also operates late-hour flights to Seoul. The flight departs JFK at 11:00 pm in an almost 28-hour journey. It makes one stop in Dubai (DXB). Many other flights from New York City to Seoul make single, double, or triple stopovers during the journey. Some of these stops are in Shanghai (PVG), Abu Dhabi (DXB), and Los Angeles (LAX).

What is/are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Seoul?

The departure airport in New York is the John F. Kennedy Airport. JFK, as it is mostly known, is the largest airport in New York with nine terminals. It's also one of the most important airports in North America due to its size and air traffic. JFK houses a number of duty free shops and offers free WiFi. In addition, the airport has accessibility centers located at vantage sections to help persons with limited mobility. With a team of medical staff onsite, JFK ensures that medical emergencies can be handled around the clock. It takes about an hour to travel from the New York City center to John F. Kennedy International Airport. AirTrains are available multiple times every hour. AirTrains are available at the Jamaica subway station. Passengers from the city center would normally join the South Ferry-bound Service Line 1 first before catching the Long Beach train line. 20 minutes of travel later, passengers can hop onto the AirTrain JFK to reach the airport.

The arrival airport is Incheon International Airport (IIA) in Seoul. As the largest airport in South Korea, it offers duty free shops in both terminals. There are also restaurant and café services as well as lounges for travelers. In addition, the Seoul-International Airport offers cultural performances to suit a variety tastes. It has a free inter-terminal bus service called the Incheon Bus. Passengers can reach the airport using the Limousine Bus or via the city's Airport Railroad. The railroad is located on the second floor at the Seoul Station. There are two service offers: the general train service and a non-stop service lane. The regular train makes stops at Cheongna International City, Geornam, Digital Media City, and Hongik University, among others.  The journey from Seoul Station to Incheon International Airport takes between 45 to 60 minutes depending on which service line one uses. Trains are available at the Seoul Station from 6:00 a.m. each day. The last train leaves at 10:00 p.m.

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FAQs

Travel by plane between New York City, USA and Seoul, South Korea is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Seoul from New York City restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in South Korea from New York City?

Entry Requirements:

  • 7-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Seoul, South Korea?

The government of South Korea has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 5/11/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from New York City to Seoul closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return flight to New York City, USA from Seoul is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into New York City from Seoul restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of South Korea

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Seoul?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 5/10/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to New York City from Seoul closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from New York City to Seoul to cost as little as $526 (€471)  in the next 7 days.
The New York City to Seoul plane ticket price is on average $1,038 (€930)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance between New York City and Seoul by plane is approximately 6852 miles (11052 km).
On average the New York City to Seoul flight time is 14 h 30 min  covering the 6852 miles (11052 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When taking a flight from New York City to Seoul, you can count on Asiana, Korean Air, Air Canada or China Eastern for the best way to get you to Seoul. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service to Seoul from New York City and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
The earliest flight for this route departs from New York City at 4: 50 AM. The last flight leaves from New York City at 10: 25 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from New York City to Seoul and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way plane ticket from New York City to Seoul is on average $1,038 (€930) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this trip. In general, you can find plane tickets to Seoul from New York City available a few months in advance.

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