The cheapest times to fly from ICN to TAE are

  • July 16th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 TAE is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $872 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $443 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Daegu

Flying from Seoul (ICN) to Taegu (TAE) will usually cost between $449 to $780 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $455. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $872. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $617 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ICN to TAE flight.

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

ICN to TAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ICN to TAE 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 $2.34, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Daegu, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Seoul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $146 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $508. Return trip prices are from the TAE 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 TAE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 17 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 ICN to TAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from TAE
  • Usually 24.88% less expensive than TAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ICN to PUS flights


Flight Hacking ICN to TAE

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 TAE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fukuoka (ICN > FUK > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $363
  • Average savings: $255 (41.25%)

See ICN to FUK flights

Hack #2: Osaka (ICN > KIX > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $518
  • Average savings: $99 (16.05%)

See ICN to KIX flights

Hack #3: Da Nang (ICN > DAD > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $554
  • Average savings: $63 (10.21%)

See ICN to DAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Macau, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, JAL, Jeju Air, Korean Air, Shenzhen, T’Way Air, VietJet Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 164 miles or 264 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ICN to TAE flight is about 1 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Seoul and Taegu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from ICN to TAE.


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 TAE
Destination airport name Taegu International Airport
City Taegu
Country South Korea
Latitude 35.9
Longitude 128.7


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