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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Seoul, KR, South Korea - CHI to SEL Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:53 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Seoul Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:53 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $1,771
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $893
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $893
Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,020
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,020
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,020
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,020
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $1,020
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 $1,327
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $1,020
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $1,020
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,069
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,069

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Seoul (CHI to SEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Seoul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,110.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Seoul (CHI to SEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Seoul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Seoul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Seoul should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,598 $1,284
7-14 days $1,598 $1,191
14-21 days $1,598 $1,458
21-30 days $1,598 $1,401
30-60 days $1,417 $1,137
60-90 days $1,298 $1,020
90+ days $1,298 $887

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Seoul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Seoul.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,051 $1,020 $1,103 $1,103 $1,203 $1,167 $1,123

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Seoul

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Seoul.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Seoul American 5/30/16 6/1/16 1 $1,284
June Chicago Seoul American 6/28/16 7/4/16 1 $1,137
July Chicago Seoul American 7/2/16 7/21/16 1 $1,190
August Chicago Seoul Korean 8/25/16 9/14/16 1 $1,020
September Chicago Seoul American 9/7/16 9/19/16 1 $893
October Chicago Seoul American 10/30/16 11/6/16 1 $890
November Chicago Seoul American 11/1/16 11/19/16 1 $887
December Chicago Seoul American 12/8/16 12/13/16 1 $887

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Seoul (CHI to SEL)

Your Chicago to Seoul flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Seoul is $1,339.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Seoul is $1,298.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Seoul.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Seoul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Korean 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:35 12:35
Asiana 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 23:55 23:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Seoul (CHI to SEL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Seoul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Seoul is $1,028.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Seoul is $1,339.

Chicago to Seoul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Seoul?
Answer: The average Chicago to Seoul flight time is 13 hours and 56 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Seoul?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Seoul is 6534 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Seoul?
Answer: There are 12 direct flights from Chicago to Seoul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Seoul?
Answer: Korean Air provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Seoul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Seoul?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Seoul (CHI to SEL) Number of flights searched: 711Last modified: May 25, 2016 6:53 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Seoul with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Seoul.

Chicago to Seoul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Finnair HEL X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG / TPE X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
Korean - X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / NKG X X X X X X X
Asiana - X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United NRT X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Seoul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $116
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $127

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Beijing American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $556
Chicago to Shanghai American, Alaska, JetBlue, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $570
Chicago to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,073
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $776
Chicago to Manila Cebu Pacific, American, Alaska, Philippine, United $541
Chicago to Busan American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,267
Chicago to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, United $657
Chicago to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United $784

Cheap International Flights to Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,186
Grand Rapids to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,370
Milwaukee to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,466
Madison to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,633
Lansing to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $1,623
Appleton to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United $3,044
Moline to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Champaign to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana $1,595
Ft Wayne to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Green Bay to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
South Bend to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana, United $1,425
Peoria to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana, United $1,663
Toledo to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana Check Dates
Springfield to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Kalamazoo to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Bloomington - Normal to Seoul American, Korean, Asiana, United $1,776
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Seoul, KR, South Korea, from $893 Round trip from CHI to SEL