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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Seoul by plane, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Los Angeles to Incheon, train  •  16h 34m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Incheon (ICN) LAX - ICN
  2. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩464,647 - ₩918,581

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Fly Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo  •  18h 30m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul Gimpo (GMP) LAX - GMP

₩422,347 - ₩1315,481

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Fly Burbank to Incheon, train  •  18h 16m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Incheon (ICN) BUR - ICN
  2. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩609,722 - ₩1114,179

Bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Incheon, train  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Incheon (ICN) ONT - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩758,386 - ₩1415,171

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Incheon, train  •  20h 21m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Incheon (ICN) SNA - ICN
  3. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩765,796 - ₩2124,230

Fly Long Beach to Incheon, train  •  21h 41m

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Incheon (ICN) LGB - ICN
  2. Take the train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station

₩499,283 - ₩1411,583

Fly Los Angeles to Daegu, train  •  19h 38m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Daegu (TAE) LAX - TAE
  2. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩436,047 - ₩1025,581

Fly Los Angeles to Gimhae, bus, train  •  21h 5m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Gimhae (PUS) LAX - PUS
  2. Take the bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Dongdaegu
  3. Take the train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station

₩609,547 - ₩1177,081

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $380 - $800 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Seoul is to fly and train which costs $380 - $800 and takes 16h 34m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Seoul is 9586 km.

It takes approximately 16h 34m to get from Los Angeles to Seoul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Incheon Airport is the direct flight which takes 12h 50m.

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Seoul is 16h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 5:16 AM in Los Angeles and 9:16 PM in Seoul.

Asiana Airlines, Air Canada, Hawaiian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Incheon Airport.

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There are 1563+ hotels available in Seoul. Prices start at ₩110,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $8 - $11.

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  • Distance: 9585.8 km
  • Duration: 16h 34m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Seoul, South Korea?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and eight other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Seoul every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩3400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩4300,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩850,000 - ₩2500,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩5000,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₩950,000 - ₩6500,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via Salt Lake City, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2300,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via Salt Lake City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via Salt Lake City, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via San Francisco, Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via San Francisco, Incheon
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩3400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩4300,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1500,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩2400,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩800,000 - ₩5000,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
18h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via Vancouver, Incheon
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Incheon, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1900,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩1300,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via San Francisco, Seattle
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩700,000 - ₩1800,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩1000,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
₩500,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Burbank to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1100,000
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩1000,000 - ₩1600,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1200,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo via San Francisco, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1700,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩600,000 - ₩2000,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
16h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩360,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩1500,000
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩410,000 - ₩1200,000
Flights from Long Beach to Incheon via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩490,000 - ₩1400,000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩750,000 - ₩1400,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩1100,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Incheon via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
23h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩650,000 - ₩2700,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩1500,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩420,000 - ₩2000,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩2200,000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₩480,000 - ₩2100,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Gimhae via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₩550,000 - ₩2500,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩440,000 - ₩1600,000
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Incheon via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩900,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Los Angeles to Seoul Gimpo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1900,000
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩450,000 - ₩1400,000
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Los Angeles to Daegu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₩380,000 - ₩950,000
Train operators
AREX
Phone
+82 1599-7788
Website
arex.or.kr
Train from Incheon Int'l Airport T1 to Seoul Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩4,200 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.arex.or.kr/
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₩9,000 - ₩13,000
Website
Metrolink Trains
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Dongdaegu Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩34,000 - ₩49,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
First Class
₩67,425
Economy Class
₩48,172
Standing
₩40,922
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩2,000 - ₩7,000
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
bus Tago
Website
bustago.or.kr
Bus from Gimhae Airport Int'l Terminal to Dongdaegu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩10,500
Schedules at
bustago.or.kr

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