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London Seoul
Mon, 05 Aug LTN - ICN
Thu, 08 Aug ICN - LTN
£630 £597
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London Seoul
Thu, 17 Oct LGW - ICN
£296 £287
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London Seoul
Wed, 21 Aug LGW - ICN
Fri, 23 Aug ICN - LGW
£704 £691
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London Seoul
Tue, 30 Jul LHR - ICN
Sat, 03 Aug ICN - LHR
£1111 £1100
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London Seoul
Fri, 09 Aug LHR - ICN
Mon, 12 Aug ICN - LHR
£836 £826
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London Seoul
Wed, 14 Aug LGW - ICN
Fri, 16 Aug ICN - LGW
£759 £746
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
71% Trains in Seoul are 71% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Seoul £0.81
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
70% A meal in Seoul is 70% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Seoul £5.6
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1812.49 KRW
1 KRW = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 25 July 2024
Distance: 5505 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Seoul airports
Incheon Intl (ICN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Gimpo International (GMP) How far from city centre: 11 miles
Air Base (SSN) How far from city centre: 4 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Seoul

How long is the flight from London to Seoul?

The duration of direct flights to Seoul from London is 11 hours. If you choose to break your flight path with a stopover, it could be considerably longer.

What are the most common stopovers?

One way to cut the price of your ticket is with a stopover. There is a range of options for stopovers in Europe and further afield. Common stopover cities include Moscow, Istanbul, Amsterdam or Munich.

What documentation do I need to fly to Seoul from London?

British passport holders don't need a visa for holidays in South Korea of up to 90 days. If your travel is for business purposes, check with the South Korean embassy first.

Is there a time change from London to Seoul?

South Korea is in the Korea Standard Time zone (KST), which is 9 hours ahead of UK time (GMT).

Which airlines fly from London to Seoul?

Seoul is one of the world's major hubs, with airfares available with several airlines. When planning trips such as city breaks, the choice includes:

How to find cheap flights from London to Seoul

With many airlines providing departures to Seoul, the choice can be baffling. Opodo's powerful search engine is the best way of getting to the very best deals for you. Enter your preferred dates of travel, then filter the results by price, or your favourite airline. Opodo is the UK's largest online travel agency and makes it easy to get the perfect flight.

When are the best times to fly from London to Seoul?

Airports in London

Whether you fly from London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick (LGW). Both are large airports offering international and domestic flights. Direct departures to Seoul leave from Heathrow, but some airlines offering stopover flights depart from Gatwick instead.

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the busiest in the UK. There are four terminals providing international and domestic flights. The airport is 15 miles west of central London.

How to get to Heathrow airport:

Services: shops, bars and restaurants located across 4 terminals. Free Wi-Fi, showers, children's play areas, foreign currency exchange, free phone and laptop charging.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is the UK's second busiest. It is south of the city, around 30 miles from the centre of town.

How to get to the airport:

Services: numerous restaurants, bars and shops in both North and South terminal. Free Wi-Fi, children's play area, showers, foreign currency exchange and airport lounges.

Airports in Seoul

Seoul has two airports, Incheon International (ICN) and Gimpo International (GMP). All international flights land at Incheon International. Gimpo handles domestic and regional flights only.

Useful information about Incheon International Airport

Incheon is South Korea's busiest airport. It is on an artificial island, 30 miles west of the city centre.

How to get into Seoul from the airport:

Services: golf course, spa, ice skating rink, indoor gardens, cultural museum, internet zone, showers, transit hotels, gym, foreign currency exchange, shops, restaurants and bars.

What to do and visit in Seoul

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Seoul

How long does the flight take to go from London to Seoul?
The total flight time between London and Seoul is of around 16:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,493 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Seoul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Seoul is 287£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Seoul expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Seoul costs an average of 2.68 GBP, 33% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 71% less in Seoul: 0.81 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.60 GBP in Seoul, 72% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 20% cheaper in Seoul, with an average of 2.90 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.63 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Seoul?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Seoul are January, November and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Seoul?
The best time of the year to go to Seoul when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Seoul from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Seoul.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Seoul?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions South Korea may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Seoul compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Seoul's temperatures can go up to 32.12 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -18.03 ºC in Seoul, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Seoul have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Seoul?
The main airport route flying between London and Seoul is: Heathrow (LHR) to Incheon Intl (ICN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Asiana Airlines.
  • Korean Air.
  • British Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Seoul are:
China Eastern Airlines, stopping in Shanghai for 70 minutes minimum.
  • Air China, with 100 minutes scale in Beijing.
  • Lufthansa, with 90 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
Flight Duration 16 h and 30 m Flights between London and Seoul take, on average, 16 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £287 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Seoul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Seoul
Arriving Airport Incheon Intl Flights departing London with Seoul as destination arrive at Incheon Intl

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