The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ICN are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of January 15th, January 22nd, and March 26th)
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of 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 JFK to ICN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1461 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $721 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Seoul (ICN) will usually cost between $736 to $1304 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $764. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1338. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $574 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $887 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ICN flight.

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

JFK to ICN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to ICN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. 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 fly to ICN, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. 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 Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $909. Return trip prices are from the ICN to JFK 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 JFK to ICN 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 JFK to ICN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, 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, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ICN flight is about 13 hour 23 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 113 available flights from JFK to ICN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeICN
Destination airport nameIncheon International Airport
CountrySouth Korea


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