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Flight Information from New York City to Seoul

distanceDistance6852 miles (11052 km)
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Flights from New York City to Seoul cover the 6852 miles (11052 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

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
What are the travel restrictions for Seoul, South Korea if I'm coming from New York City, USA by plane?

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

Can I enter South Korea from USA?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Korean residents who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Korea at least 2 weeks before departure are exempt from quarantine
  • Health declaration required

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

All travelers in South Korea must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Seoul from New York City as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to USA from Seoul, South Korea?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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

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 9/14/21. 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.

How far is New York City to Seoul by plane?
The flight distance from New York City to Seoul is around 6852 miles (11052 km).
What are the first and last departure flight times from New York City to Seoul?
You can take the earliest flight from New York City to Seoul at 10: 08 AM   or take the last flight from New York City to Seoul leaving at 10: 15 AM. Look for the latest New York City to Seoul flight schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the plane for this journey.

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