The cheapest times to fly from ICN to JFK are

  • February 5th to February 18th
  • March 5th to April 22nd
  • June 18th to July 15th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • September 3rd 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 JFK is late June. Prices can be as high as $1492 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $498 for Sunday flights around late June.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Seoul (ICN) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $628 to $1220 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late June with an average ticket price of $627. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1298. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $671 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $778 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ICN to JFK flight.

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

ICN to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ICN to JFK 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ICN. 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 $84 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $810. Return trip prices are from the JFK 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 JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6889 miles or 11087 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ICN to JFK flight is about 13 hour 23 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 105 available flights from ICN to JFK.


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 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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