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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Seoul, KR, South Korea - SFO to SEL Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:53 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Seoul Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:53 AM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,596
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $1,596
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $806
Sep 24, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $806
Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $753
Aug 18, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $753
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $753
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $753
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $753
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 19, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $1,075
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 $1,075
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $5,598
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $5,598
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $5,598
Aug 26, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $5,598
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $5,598
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $787
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $787
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $787
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $787
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $787
Singapore Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $798
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $798
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $798
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $798
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $798
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $783

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Seoul (SFO to SEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Seoul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $785.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Seoul (SFO to SEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $798 $783
7-14 days $798 $797
14-21 days $798 $797
21-30 days $798 $797
30-60 days $798 $798
60-90 days $753 $785
90+ days $753 $776

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Seoul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$753 $753 $753 $753 $841 $847 $790

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Seoul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Seoul United 5/30/16 6/1/16 1 $783
June San Francisco Seoul United 6/1/16 6/8/16 1 $797
July San Francisco Seoul United 7/2/16 7/7/16 0 $848
August San Francisco Seoul Asiana 8/17/16 8/31/16 0 $753
September San Francisco Seoul Asiana 9/5/16 9/19/16 0 $753
October San Francisco Seoul Asiana 10/2/16 10/9/16 0 $753
November San Francisco Seoul Asiana 11/1/16 11/18/16 0 $753
December San Francisco Seoul Asiana 12/1/16 12/10/16 0 $753

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Seoul

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Seoul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$798
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$798 $1,270
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,270
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,068
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,068 $1,043
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,043

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Seoul (SFO to SEL)

Your San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul is $1,064.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Seoul is $1,746.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Seoul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Korean 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:00 14:00
Asiana 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:40 12:40
Singapore 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:05 14:05
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:55 10:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Seoul (SFO 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul is $1,008.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Seoul is $1,534.

San Francisco to Seoul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Seoul?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Seoul flight time is 12 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Seoul?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Seoul is 5642 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Seoul?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from San Francisco to Seoul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Seoul?
Answer: Korean Air provides 25% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Seoul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Seoul?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Seoul (SFO to SEL) Number of flights searched: 742Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:53 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Seoul.

San Francisco to Seoul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
American PHX / DFW X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC / YVR X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE / KHH X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG / TPE X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X
China Southern WUH / PEK 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
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Hawaiian HNL X X X X X
JAL HND 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 / YNT X X X X X X X
Asiana - X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X X X
Singapore - X X X X X X X
United - 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $337
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $905
San Francisco to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $534
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $553
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Singapore, United $664
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $714
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $963
San Francisco to Osaka American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America $1,200
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $757
San Francisco to Cheongju American, Korean, Asiana, United $1,579
San Francisco to Won-ju American, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
San Francisco to Busan American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $984
San Francisco to Shenyang Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Shenzhen $655
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $550
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $835
San Francisco to Fukuoka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,278
San Francisco to Dalian American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $541
San Francisco to Qingdao American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United $541

Cheap International Flights to Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,042
Oakland to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $908
San Jose to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $790
Fresno to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,068
Reno to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,574
Monterey to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United $1,361
Redding to Seoul American, Alaska, Korean, PenAir, Asiana, United Check Dates
Modesto to SeoulCheck Dates
Chico to SeoulCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Seoul American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
San Jose to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $903
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Seoul, KR, South Korea, from $753 Round trip from SFO to SEL