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Cheap Flights from Seoul to San Francisco, CA, United States - SEL to SFO

Popular flights from Seoul to San Francisco

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
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 KRW3,460,533
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 23, 2016 May 31, 2016 KRW786,901
Asiana Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 KRW853,142
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 KRW1,010,750
Korean Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 KRW976,487
Singapore Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 KRW1,239,168
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 26, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 KRW712,665

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seoul to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be KRW746,927.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days KRW890,831 KRW877,126
7-14 days KRW861,136 KRW762,917
14-21 days KRW774,338 KRW790,327
21-30 days KRW770,911 KRW786,901
30-60 days KRW770,911 KRW712,665
60-90 days KRW872,557 KRW887,404
90+ days KRW758,348 KRW719,517

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seoul to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
KRW722,943 KRW770,911 KRW772,053 KRW719,517 KRW774,338 KRW762,917 KRW712,665

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Seoul to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Seoul San Francisco United 5/7/16 5/17/16 1 KRW762,917
June Seoul San Francisco United 6/26/16 7/8/16 1 KRW712,665
July Seoul San Francisco United 7/6/16 7/19/16 0 KRW872,557
August Seoul San Francisco United 8/22/16 8/29/16 0 KRW946,793
September Seoul San Francisco United 9/15/16 9/20/16 0 KRW758,348
October Seoul San Francisco United 10/18/16 10/25/16 0 KRW776,622
November Seoul San Francisco United 11/4/16 11/11/16 1 KRW719,517
December Seoul San Francisco United 12/1/16 12/8/16 0 KRW777,764

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

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 San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
KRW1,033,592
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
KRW1,033,592 KRW861,136
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
KRW861,136 KRW861,136
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
KRW861,136 KRW858,852
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
KRW858,852 KRW774,338
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
KRW774,338

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

Your Seoul to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is KRW1,124,959.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seoul to San Francisco is KRW1,359,088.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Seoul to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Korean 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:30 17:30
Asiana 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:30 16:30
Singapore 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:50 17:50
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:40 16:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Seoul to San Francisco (SEL to SFO)

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 San Francisco. 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 San Francisco is KRW1,264,294.

The average price for round trip flights from Seoul to San Francisco is KRW1,107,828.

Seoul to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Seoul to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Seoul to San Francisco flight time is 10 hours and 26 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Seoul and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Seoul to San Francisco is 9079 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Seoul to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Seoul to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seoul to San Francisco?
Answer: Korean Air provides 25% of the non-stop flights between Seoul and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seoul to San Francisco?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines Flying from Seoul to San Francisco (SEL to SFO)

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

Seoul to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
American DFW / LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR / YYC 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 KHH / TPE X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Cathay TPE / HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
China Southern CSX / CAN X X X X X X X
Delta SEA 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 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 MUC X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern YNT / PVG 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
Turkish IST 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 Seoul and San Francisco, 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 Oakland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW1,320,257
Seoul to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Thai, United, Virgin America, Great Lakes KRW711,523
Seoul to San Jose American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW864,563
Seoul to Sacramento American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW1,078,133
Seoul to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW861,136
Seoul to Tokyo Air Busan, Jetstar Japan, JAL, Vanilla, Korean, Peach, All Nippon, Asiana, T'Way Air, United, Eastar Jet KRW239,839
Seoul to Vancouver Air Canada, Korean, Asiana KRW785,758
Seoul to Monterey American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Seoul to Seattle American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United, Virgin America KRW765,201
Seoul to San Diego American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW1,005,040
Seoul to Reno American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Seoul to Portland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW990,193
Seoul to Fresno American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Seoul to ChicoCheck Dates
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 KRW581,324
Seoul to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen KRW188,445
Seoul to Phoenix American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW1,107,828
Seoul to Ontario American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW740,075
Seoul to Toronto Air Canada, Korean, Asiana, WestJet KRW974,203
Seoul to Hong Kong Air India, Air Busan, Cathay, Ethiopian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Korean, Asiana, Thai, Hong Kong Express, Eastar Jet KRW224,992
Seoul to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW1,033,592
Seoul to Beijing Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen KRW188,445
Seoul to Chicago American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW685,254
Seoul to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United, Virgin America KRW1,048,439
Seoul to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Korean, Jin Air, Asiana, Bangkok, Thai, T'Way Air, Mesaba, Eastar Jet KRW277,528
Seoul to Osaka Air Busan, Jetstar Japan, JAL, Korean, Jin Air, Peach, All Nippon, Asiana, T'Way Air, Eastar Jet KRW193,014
Seoul to Atlanta American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW901,110

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Gwangju to San Francisco American, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Daegu to San Francisco American, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United KRW1,142,090
Ulsan to San Francisco American, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Seoul to San Francisco, CA, United States, from KRW624 Round trip from SEL to SFO