How to travel from New York City to Seoul

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Travel Information between New York City and Seoul

distanceDistance6852 miles (11052 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $756 (€676) • 15 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Canada

Travel 6852 miles (11052 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between New York City and Seoul. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Canada among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New York City to Seoul.

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FAQs

International travel from New York City, USA to Seoul, South Korea is: Restricted.

Can I enter South Korea if coming from USA?

Entry into South Korea is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Seoul if traveling from New York City?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Seoul, South Korea due to the pandemic?

All travelers in South Korea must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/29/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Seoul from New York City.

The current restriction level for returning to New York City, USA from South Korea is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter New York City, USA from Seoul, South Korea?

Reentering USA is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of South Korea

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to New York City from Seoul?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 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

Which rules do I need to follow in New York City, USA regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to USA must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 6/29/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to New York City from Seoul here.

There are 4 travel options from New York City to Seoul: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Seoul from New York City is by taking a bus with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Seoul:

Taking a bus is usually $756 (€676) less than taking a flight to Seoul, which costs on average $756 (€676) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Seoul, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

A bus is $9 (€8) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from New York City to Seoul costing on average $9 (€8).

The fastest way to get to Seoul from New York City is by flight with an average travel time of 15 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Seoul can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Seoul by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Seoul by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 6852 miles (11052 km) between New York City and Seoul.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from New York City to Seoul:

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    • You can go to Seoul from New York City by plane with Air Canada. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $756 (€676) with Air Canada from New York City to Seoul on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from New York City to Seoul don't make Seoul their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Seoul are Paris, Madrid or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Seoul to any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from New York City to Seoul, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $756 (€676) one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $9 (€8) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from New York City to Seoul online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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