The cheapest times to fly from LAX to GMP are

  • February 5th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 20th to September 30th
  • October 15th 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 LAX to GMP is early November. Prices can be as high as $1658 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $692 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Seoul (GMP) will usually cost between $776 to $1364 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $824. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1475. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $651 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $990 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to GMP flight.

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

LAX to GMP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to GMP flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GMP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $161 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $946. Return trip prices are from the GMP to LAX 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 LAX to GMP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 43 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 LAX to GMP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 20 miles (32 km) away from GMP
  • Usually 22.98% less expensive than GMP
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to ICN flights


Flight Hacking LAX to GMP

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 LAX to GMP — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $792
  • Average savings: $199 (20.05%)

See LAX to PEK flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (LAX > HKG > GMP)

  • Price for both tickets: $913
  • Average savings: $78 (7.83%)

See LAX to HKG flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (LAX > SHA > GMP)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $34 (3.38%)

See LAX to SHA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gimpo International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5962 miles or 9595 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to GMP flight is about 11 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Seoul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from LAX to GMP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

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


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