The cheapest times to fly from XMN to ICN are

  • March 12th to March 25th
  • May 7th to July 1st
  • August 20th to December 23rd (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 XMN to ICN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $481 for Sunday flights during early February, or as low as $270 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Seoul (ICN) will usually cost between $301 to $419 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early February, with an average price of $424. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $134 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $355 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to ICN flight.

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

XMN to ICN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to ICN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Xiamen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ICN, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into XMN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Seoul, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Xiamen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $6 (2%) 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 $350. Return trip prices are from the ICN to XMN 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 XMN to ICN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking XMN to ICN

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 XMN to ICN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (XMN > HKG > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $320
  • Average savings: $35 (9.86%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, ANA, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, JAL, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, THAI, Tianjin Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Incheon International Airport to Gaoqi Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1018 miles or 1638 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to ICN flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Seoul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from XMN to ICN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code XMN
Origination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1

Return Airport

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


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