Cheap Flights to Seoul
Officially 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.
There are around 15 Fortune 500 technology companies 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 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.
Incheon International Airport (ICN)
This airport is located at Yeongjeong Island, around 40 minutes from the centre of Seoul. It is the primary airport serving the domestic and international flights to Seoul. The airport is highly accessible via a number of transportations especially the expressway. 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, indulging spa, casino, museum, VIP lounge, and an eco-garden.
Gimpo International Airport (GMP)
Gimpo Airport serves a number of domestic and international destinations such as Tokyo Haneda, Beijing Capital, and Osaka Kansai. It is 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 these months, the weather is mild, and you can enjoy the city without any hassle. If you are looking for heavier snow days, consider visiting in December.
During those times, the prices of flight to Seoul and hotel rooms are usually lower than in the summer. There are also more tourists during summer, making it difficult to visit the popular spots in the city. Some of the places to visit are Kyongbokkung Palace, Myeongdong shopping centre, Insadong, Changdeok Palace, and Lotte World.
A popular tourist haunt is Gwangjang Market where you can sample various Korean treats like 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
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