The cheapest times to fly from SCE to ICN are

  • March 12th to April 15th
  • July 2nd to August 5th (except the week of July 9th)
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 SCE to ICN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2453 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1263 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Seoul

Flying from State College, PA (SCE) to Seoul (ICN) will usually cost between $1477 to $1968 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1477. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2166. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $690 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1663 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCE to ICN flight.

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

SCE to ICN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCE to ICN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from State College. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ICN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCE. Fridays 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 $167 (10%) 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 $1602. Return trip prices are from the ICN to SCE 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 SCE to ICN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCE 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 SCE to ICN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SCE > PEK > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $564 (33.89%)

See SCE to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (SCE > PVG > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1130
  • Average savings: $533 (32.03%)

See SCE to PVG flights

Hack #3: Hong Kong (SCE > HKG > ICN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1140
  • Average savings: $523 (31.43%)

See SCE to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Tahiti Nui, American, ANA, Asiana, China Southern, CSA, Delta, JAL, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Incheon International Airport to University Park Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6811 miles or 10961 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCE to ICN flight is about 13 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between State College, PA and Seoul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from SCE to ICN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCE
Origination airport name University Park Airport
City State College, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -77.8

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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