South Korea is one of the most exciting and modern countries in Asia. Travelers love exploring its energetic cities, scenic countryside and fascinating history. Due to its location on a peninsula with no accessible land-based border crossings, South Korea has built up one of the world's most efficient and affordable air travel networks. With the help of Skyscanner's month search tool and price alert system travelers can now find the very best cheap flights from South Korea.
Major Airports in South Korea
- Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) - Seoul's Incheon International Airport is located about one hour east of central Seoul. This is Korea's largest and busiest airport, and it is the primary departure point for cheap flights from Seoul to North America, Europe and the Middle East.
- Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) - Seoul's smaller airport is close to the city center and primarily offers shuttle service to nearby Asian capitals.
- Gimhae International Airport (GMP) - South Korea's second-largest city, Busan, has its own airport with a good selection of domestic and international flights. A new light rail line connects the airport to downtown Busan in one hour.
- Jeju International Airport (CJU) - Jeju Island is a popular vacation spot for Korean and international travelers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the country's metropolises. Buses take travelers from Jeju City to the airport for flights to Seoul, Busan and other cities across Asia.
Airlines Flying from South Korea
- Korean Air - Korean Air is South Korea's national airline and the biggest airline in the country. It serves thirteen cities in Korea, twenty-two in China and ninety-two others around the world. As a member of SkyTeam, Korean Air partners with other airlines including Delta, Air France and KLM to fly travelers from South Korea to destinations across the globe.
- Asiana Airlines - Asiana Airlines is the second-largest airline in South Korea. Its fleet of 82 airplanes provides service to fourteen airports in South Korea and ninety airports abroad. Asiana Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance group of airlines, which also includes Air Canada and United Airlines.
- Air Busan and Air Seoul - These two airlines are subsidiaries of Asiana Airlines. They offer no-frills, inexpensive flights between three Korean cities (Seoul, Busan and Jeju) and popular vacation destinations.
- Jeju Air - Founded in 2005, Jeju Air was the first South Korean budget airline. Jeju Air flies between five South Korean airports and eleven other Asian countries.
Popular Destinations from South Korea
- Canada - There are daily non-stop flights between Seoul's Incheon International Airport and major Canadian cities such as Vancouver and Toronto.
- Jeju Island - The route from Seoul to Jeju Island is the busiest in the world. Each year, more than 6.5 million passengers travel between the picturesque natural beauty of Jeju Island and the brightly lit skyscrapers of Seoul.
- Tokyo - Every day, almost fifty flights connect Korean airports with Japan's capital city. Passengers can choose between flights landing at Tokyo Narita International Airport and Tokyo Haneda International Airport.
- Siem Riep - New low-cost routes make it easier than ever to visit the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat in northwest Cambodia.