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£780
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£810

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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to Seoul. Book your trip to arrive at Incheon International, or Gimpo International. The distance between London and Seoul is 8870 km. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Qatar Airways, and British Airways. London and Seoul have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Seoul, consider visiting Changdeokgung Palace Complex, South Korea, N Seoul Tower, and Songdo.

Weekly direct flights

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Korean Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Asiana Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from London to Seoul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
0
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
0
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
0

Airport transport

Transfer options

When traveling from Incheon airport (ICN) to Seoul, you have three transfer options: taxi, bus, or train. Taking a taxi is the most convenient as the journey time is only 60 minutes, but naturally, it's the most expensive option.

Taxi tips

All taxis operating in the Seoul area accept credit cards or transportation cards. Some taxis in the outlying or isolated regions might request cash only. Keep this in mind, and make sure that you have some money on you.

Traveling around Korea

Traveling by train is without a doubt the most efficient and comfortable way to get around South Korea. Before you leave for your trip, consider purchasing a KORAIL rail pass for £74, which will make getting around much easier.

South Korea COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Korea – 12/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from London, LHR can enter South Korea, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for South Korea
  • Recommended pre-entry Q-code registration
  • Re-entry permit is required for long-term foreign residents

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in South Korea in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Seoul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Seoul takes around 12 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and Seoul?
The flight distance between London and Seoul is 8870 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Seoul?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Seoul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Korean Air, Asiana Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Seoul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Seoul and Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Taipei, Manila, Sydney, Ho Chi Minh City, Kaohsiung, Hanoi, Melbourne, Angeles, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Chiang Mai, Tokyo, Cebu, Kota Kinabalu, Brisbane, Cairns, Perth.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, Coventry.
What airports are near Seoul?
The main airport in Seoul is Incheon International. It is also served by Daegu International, Cheongju International, Wonju, Yangyang International, Gunsan.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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