Cheap flights to South Korea

ORL — ICN
Aug 16 — Aug 231
Return
1 adult
Economy
From?
To?
Tue 16/8
Tue 23/8

Flights to South Korea in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR17 289Average for return flights in August 2022
Return fromR16 470From Cape Town Intl to Seoul
One-way fromR8 735One-way flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to South Korea

Cheap flights to South Korea in August, September 2022

The best prices found for SEL flights for August, September
Sep 10 - Sep 16
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

19h 55m
R16 470

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Sep 10 - Sep 16
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

19h 55m
R17 142

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 14 - Oct 12
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

38h 15m
ICN

Incheon Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

40h 15m
R18 699

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

South Korea 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Korea found for this year
Sep 10 - Sep 16
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

19h 55m
R16 470

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Oct 13 - Dec 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 25m
R16 552

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Oct 13 - Dec 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ICN

Incheon Intl

1 stop

18h 40m
ICN

Incheon Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 25m
R16 585

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to South Korea?

The cheapest ticket to South Korea found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R14 962

February

R14 929

March

R15 634

April

R16 699

May

R16 994

June

R16 732

July

R19 633

August

R16 879

September

R16 060

October

R15 618

November

R15 126

December

R15 667

February is currently the cheapest month to fly to South Korea. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to South Korea?

Average South Korea flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

CPT - SEL

Price

R15 056 - R26 418

SEL

Temperature

2 - 25 °C

SEL

Rainfall

27 - 253 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to South Korea?

Booking 46 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to South Korea. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to South Korea?

At the moment, Thursday is the most economical day to take a flight to South Korea. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to South Korea?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your South Korea trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Korea?

Travellers who are coming from Cape Town International Airport will find that the quickest flight time to Seoul, South Korea is 18h and 10m. The longest flight time is 43h and 25m. If you are going to be flying out of OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, the shortest flight time is 18h and 35 minutes. The longest will be 36h and 50 m. Various elements will affect the flight times. The number of stopovers and the length of those stopovers tend to be the largest factors, as they will naturally add a substantial amount of time to the overall flight.

Which cities offer direct flights to Korea?

You will not be able to find any direct flights into South Korea when coming from cities in South Africa. However, you will be able to find Korea flight deals that have just a single stopover. Ethiopian Airlines offers a flight out of Cape Town with a single stopover in Addis Ababa for 25m before heading to Incheon International Airport in Seoul. If you are instead coming from Johannesburg, you will also find one-stop flights. Ethiopian Airlines offers a flight with a 2h stopover in Addis Ababa before heading into Seoul.

What is the best way to travel around Korea?

Many different transportation options are available in South Korea. You can use domestic flights to reach some of the distant areas you may want to visit. Asiana Air and Korean Air offer domestic flights. Travelling by rail is popular, as well, and Korail connects the major destinations in the country. The Korea Rail Pass and Korea Rail Pack are options for those who want to try train travel. You can also find ferry terminals at Gyeokpo, Gunsan, Wando, and other areas. Car rentals and taxis are available, as well.

What are some things to do in Korea?

Those who are travelling to South Korea will find that the country has a wealth of things for you to see and do. You might want to spend some time experiencing all that the city of Seoul can offer, including heading to the top of N Seoul Tower, which is already on top of Namsan Mountain, providing incredible views of the city. You may want to spend some time in Hallyeo Maritime National Park and visit some of the 400 nearby islands. You could also head to the Seorak Mountain Range or Bukhansan National Park to go hiking. Other places to visit include Hoam Art Museum and Magic Island.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Korea?

When you are travelling to South Korea from South Africa, you will find that there is no need to get a visa. However, you will still need to have a passport. This passport needs to be valid for at least six months from the date you arrive at in the country.

Find flights to South Korea

Select your preferred flight destination in South Korea from the list below.
Select your preferred route to South Korea from South Africa below