Cheap Flights to Seoul
Officialy named Seoul Special City, Seoul is the capital city of South Korea and also the biggest metropolis in the country. The city is known for its rapid growth of technology that sits side-by-side with a rich traditional heritage of the country.
There are around 15 Fortune 500 technology companies in Seoul such as Samsung, Hyundai, and LG. At the same time, Seoul is also the home of 5 UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites like Hwaseong Fortress, Changdeok Palace, Namhansanseong, Jongmyo Shrine, and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty.
The city is served by two airports, Incheon International and Gimpo International that are linked to the city via an expressway. Both of the airports are also connected via AREX to Seoul Station.
This airport is located at Yeongjeong Island, around 40 minutes from the centre of Seoul. It is the primary airport serving domestic and international flights to Seoul. The airport is highly accessible via a number of transportation options. Some of the airlines that fly here are Asiana Airlines, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Korean Air.
As one of the biggest and busiest airports in the world, Incheon International Airport has the fastest custom processing of 12 – 19 minutes—beating the average time of 60 minutes in other airports worldwide. The facilities include a golf course, a spa, casino, museum, VIP lounge, and an eco-garden.
Gimpo International Airport is a domestic airport serving a number of international destinations such as Tokyo Haneda, Beijing Capital, and Osaka Kansai. It is closer to Seoul which is reachable with only a 5-minutes ride from the airport to the city. Flights to Seoul via Gimpo International Airport are served by Eastar Jet, Jeju Air, and China Airlines.
The airport was once the primary airport before being replaced by Incheon International Airport. With two runways, Gimpo International Airport serves 2 passenger terminals and 1 cargo terminal. It also provides travellers with facilities like business centre, VIP lounge, duty-free shops, banks, money changer, and restaurants.
Best Month to Visit Seoul
March-May and September-November is the perfect time to visit Seoul. On those months, the weather is mild, and you can enjoy the city without too much hassle. If you are looking for to visit when it's snowing, consider extending the visit through to December.
During those times, the prices of flights to Seoul and hotel rooms are usually lower than in summer. There are also more visitors in the humid and hot summer which may reduce your comfort as you visit the spots in the city. Some of the places to visit are Kyongbokkung Palace, Myeongdong shopping centre, Insadong, Changdeok Palace, and Lotte World.
If you are into a culinary experience, it is also recommended to visit the Gwangjang Market and taste the delights of Korean foods and drinks such as tteokboki (Korean rice cake stick), mayak gimbap (Korean sushi roll), bindaetteok (mung bean pancakes), and makgeolli (rice wine).
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Seoul Car Rental and Hotels
Depending on the season, hotels in Seoul offer different prices. You can also choose the hotel’s star rating for a variation of comfort. To find the best deals, Skyscanner can compare the available prices for you, even comparing the direct price with an online travel agency price. For a more comfortable trip, hire a car in Seoul so that you can travel the area conveniently.
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Airports near Seoul
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