The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ICN are

  • March 5th to May 20th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of September 3rd)

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 ICN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1434 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $439 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Seoul (ICN) will usually cost between $531 to $1160 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 $551. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1246. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $696 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $763 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ICN flight.

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

LAX to ICN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ICN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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 $95 (11%) 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 $751. Return trip prices are from the ICN 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 ICN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to ICN

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 ICN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (LAX > HKG > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $60 (7.8%)

See LAX to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EASTAR JET, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, T’Way Air, THAI, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5980 miles or 9624 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ICN flight is about 11 hour 45 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 100 available flights from LAX to ICN.


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 ICN
Destination airport name Incheon International Airport
City Seoul
Country South Korea
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 126.4


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