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Travelers usually depart from Incheon International, or Gimpo International when they travel from Seoul to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Maravilla. The distance between Seoul and Los Angeles is 9636 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Lufthansa, and Philippine Airlines. Seoul and Los Angeles have 354 direct flights per week.

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

Delta Air Lines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Seoul to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Asiana AirlinesAAROZYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Philippine AirlinesPALPRYesNo

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Most travelers from South Korea can enter Los Angeles, LAX, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is required for United States
  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • Quarantine may be required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for South Korea
  • Re-entry permit is required for long-term foreign residents
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

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 United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Seoul to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Seoul and Los Angeles takes around 11 hours.
What is the flight distance between Seoul and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between Seoul and Los Angeles is 9636 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Seoul and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between Seoul and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Seoul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Seoul and Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Tokyo, Manila, Kota Kinabalu, Hanoi, Busan, Ho Chi Minh City, Angeles, Jeju City, Osaka, Cairns, Kaohsiung, New Delhi, Perth.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta.
Which airports are there in Seoul?
Seoul is mainly served by Incheon International. But there are other airports nearby, including Gimpo International, Seoul Air Base.
What airports are near Seoul?
The main airport in Seoul is Incheon International. It is also served by Daegu International, Cheongju International, Gunsan, Wonju, Yangyang International.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field, McClellan–Palomar.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Seoul and Los Angeles?
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