The cheapest times to fly from GMP to JFK are

  • January 29th to April 15th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • June 18th to July 1st
  • October 1st to December 9th

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 GMP to JFK is late October. Prices can be as high as $1853 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $640 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Seoul (GMP) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $680 to $1461 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $697. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1536. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $839 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $908 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GMP to JFK flight.

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

GMP to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GMP to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Seoul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 $171 (14%) 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 $879. Return trip prices are from the JFK to GMP 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 GMP to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from GMP to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 9.75% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See GMP to EWR flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 6.01% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See GMP to LGA flights


Flight Hacking GMP to JFK

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 GMP to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (GMP > PEK > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $51 (5.56%)

See GMP to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from GMP to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Gimpo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6878 miles or 11069 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from GMP to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GMP to JFK flight is about 13 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Seoul and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from GMP to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GMP
Origination airport name Gimpo International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.6
Longitude 126.8

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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