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Cheap Flights from Seoul to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - SEL to IST

Popular flights from Seoul to Istanbul

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.

Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 3, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 KRW710,043
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 KRW710,043
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 KRW710,043
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 KRW710,043
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 KRW1,744,510
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 18, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 KRW1,019,459
Jun 18, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 KRW1,019,459
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 20, 2016 KRW748,142
May 15, 2016 May 25, 2016 KRW748,142

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Seoul to Istanbul (SEL to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seoul to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be KRW740,061.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Seoul to Istanbul (SEL to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Seoul to Istanbul 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 Seoul to Istanbul

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days KRW848,587 KRW1,063,332
7-14 days KRW748,142 KRW935,178
14-21 days KRW714,661 KRW867,060
21-30 days KRW899,387 KRW856,669
30-60 days KRW710,043 KRW856,669
60-90 days KRW710,043 KRW861,287
90+ days KRW670,788 KRW811,642

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seoul to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
KRW770,079 KRW716,970 KRW848,587 KRW710,043 KRW713,506 KRW711,197 KRW710,043

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Seoul to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Seoul Istanbul Asiana 5/20/16 5/28/16 0 KRW714,661
June Seoul Istanbul Asiana 6/11/16 6/18/16 0 KRW711,197
July Seoul Istanbul Asiana 7/3/16 7/7/16 0 KRW710,043
August Seoul Istanbul Asiana 8/23/16 9/6/16 0 KRW710,043
September Seoul Istanbul Asiana 9/13/16 9/16/16 0 KRW711,197
October Seoul Istanbul Asiana 10/8/16 10/16/16 0 KRW710,043
November Seoul Istanbul Asiana 11/5/16 11/15/16 0 KRW670,788
December Seoul Istanbul Asiana 12/24/16 1/1/17 0 KRW674,252

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

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 Seoul to Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
KRW749,297
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
KRW749,297 KRW1,103,741
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
KRW1,103,741 KRW1,118,750
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
KRW1,118,750 KRW833,578
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
KRW833,578

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Seoul to Istanbul (SEL to IST)

Your Seoul to Istanbul 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 Seoul to Istanbul is KRW1,325,412.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seoul to Istanbul is KRW1,019,459.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Seoul to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Korean 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 14:00 14:00
Asiana 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 10:20 10:20
Turkish 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 12:05 23:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Seoul to Istanbul (SEL to IST)

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 Seoul to Istanbul. 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 Seoul to Istanbul is KRW1,338,112.

The average price for round trip flights from Seoul to Istanbul is KRW828,960.

Seoul to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Seoul to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Seoul to Istanbul flight time is 11 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Seoul and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Seoul to Istanbul is 7934 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Seoul to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Seoul to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seoul to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 61% of the non-stop flights between Seoul and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seoul to Istanbul?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Seoul to Istanbul (SEL to IST)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Seoul to Istanbul 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 Seoul to Istanbul.

Seoul to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada YVR / YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO 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
China Southern URC X X
China Southern CGO / URC X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Astana ALA X X X X X
Astana ALA / GUW X X X X X
Korean - X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X X X
Asiana - X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap International Flights from Seoul - SEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seoul to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KRW599,207
Seoul to Paris Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KRW729,670
Seoul to Athens Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Meridiana, Korean, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic KRW907,469
Seoul to Tokyo Air Busan, Jetstar Japan, JAL, Vanilla, Korean, Peach, All Nippon, Asiana, T'Way Air, United, Eastar Jet KRW205,509
Seoul to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic KRW1,042,550
Seoul to Frankfurt Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic KRW864,751
Seoul to Moscow Korean, Asiana, Yakutia, S7, Aeroflot, Ural, UTAir KRW621,143
Seoul to Rome Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic KRW837,042
Seoul to Ankara Korean, Asiana, Turkish KRW924,787
Seoul to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Bangkok, Thai, T'Way Air, Mesaba, Eastar Jet KRW320,963
Seoul to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen KRW191,654
Seoul to Hong Kong Air India, Air Busan, Cathay, Ethiopian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Asiana, Thai, Hong Kong Express, Eastar Jet KRW228,599
Seoul to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KRW949,032
Seoul to Izmir Korean, Atlasjet, Asiana, Turkish, SunExpress KRW864,751
Seoul to Beijing Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen KRW192,809
Seoul to Varna Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, FlexFlight KRW1,376,212
Seoul to Amsterdam Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic KRW842,815
Seoul to Prague Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic KRW815,106
Seoul to Tel Aviv - Yafo Arkia, Korean, El Al, Asiana KRW1,160,313
Seoul to Budapest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic KRW718,124
Seoul to Milan Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air Dolomiti, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Korean, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KRW839,351
Seoul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Korean, Asiana, Eastar Jet KRW680,025
Seoul to Berlin Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Adria, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KRW869,369
Seoul to Antalya Korean, Atlasjet, Asiana, Turkish, SunExpress KRW1,519,375
Seoul to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Korean, SilkAir, Asiana, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Eastar Jet KRW430,644
Seoul to Vienna Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Adria, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic KRW869,369
Seoul to Zagreb Korean, Croatia, Asiana KRW1,078,341
Seoul to Barcelona Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic KRW646,543

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ulsan to Istanbul Korean, Asiana, Turkish KRW936,332
Daegu to Istanbul Korean, Asiana, Turkish KRW1,033,314
Cheap Flights from Seoul to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from KRW615 Round trip from SEL to IST