The cheapest times to fly from ICN to LAX are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ICN to LAX is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1270 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $451 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Seoul (ICN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $469 to $959 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $467. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1131. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $664 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $683 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ICN to LAX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ICN to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ICN to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ICN to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Seoul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $95 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $656. Return trip prices are from the LAX to ICN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ICN to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ICN to LAX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ICN to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shanghai (ICN > PVG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $650
  • Average savings: $33 (4.76%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ICN to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EASTAR JET, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jeju Air, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, Qingdao Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, T’Way Air, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Incheon International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5980 miles or 9624 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ICN to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ICN to LAX flight is about 11 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Seoul and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from ICN to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ICN
Origination airport name Incheon International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 126.4

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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