Seoul: €479 Lufthansa Flights from Amsterdam (Checked Bag Adds €80)

Seoul Gyeongbokgung Palace

Star Alliance member Lufthansa currently offers a bunch of decent fares from Amsterdam. In addition to their highly attractive offer to Bali, the German airline also sells tickets to Seoul for just €479. Sadly, this is a light fare that does not include hold luggage. The cheapest ticket including a 23kg checked bag comes with the price tag of €559.

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Lufthansa with your selected flight dates. The airline sells the cheapest tickets on its website.

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All itineraries require a change of planes in either Frankfurt or Munich. Lufthansa deploys their Boeing 747-400 fleet on trips between Frankfurt to Seoul, with a 3-4-3 seating pattern in economy class. From Munich, an Airbus A350-900 with 3-3-3 economy class seating hosts you on the long-haul flight.

Search & Book

According to the fare rules, these tickets are on sale without a sales or travel period. A hefty minimum stay of 10 days is necessary to get the lowest fare. Availability starts in late October 2024 and extends into March 2025.

Google Flights will help you find additional flight dates or routings. Since Lufthansa sells the cheapest tickets on its website, it’s a no-brainer to book them there.

Miles & Points

Lufthansa issues all tickets in booking class K. A roundtrip via Frankfurt in both directions earns the following miles and points:

  • 3,320 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 2,768 Award Miles + 552 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 2,768 CV Points on Vistara Club Vistara
  • 1,760 Award Miles + 160 Points on Miles&More
Data provided by miles.travel-dealz.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Information & Tips for South Korea

South Korea, officially Republic of Korea, is a country located on the Southern part of the Korean peninsula. It is one of Asia’s fastest developing countries and features stand alone traits such as language, culture and cuisine. Especially Korean food (Teriyaki) and music (K-Pop) get more and more popular in Europe and North America.

Visa & Immigration

Citizens of the European Union, Canada, America and Australia get 90 days of visa free stay upon arrival. If you’re not from one of these countries or planning on a longer stay, this official website for foreigners travelling to Korea might be of help.

Currency

Korea’s currency is the Korean Won (KRW). €1 equals roughly KRW 1,300. You can exchange currency in cash or withdraw it by using your credit card at various ATMs. The most used banknotes are KRW 1,000; 5,000; 10,000 & 50,000. Paying with credit card is possible is many hotels, stores and restaurants, not unlike in Europe.

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Information & Tips for Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and with 11.8 million inhabitants and a metropolitan region of around 25.6 million also the largest. The city is an important cultural and economic center in the Asian region.

Flights to Seoul

Flights to Korea are unfortunately not as cheap as to China or Southeast Asia, but there are – especially if you are flexible – some bargains that are definitely worth it.

For flights to Seoul, one should usually be prepared to pay between 400€ and 500€ for a good deal. Often there are also bargains in Business Class, especially from LOT.

You should avoid the school holidays, especially the summer holidays. During this period, airfares quickly rise to more than 700€ and partly reach heights of up to 1.000€ for a direct flight in economy. Good deals are not to be expected during this period.

Best Time to Travel

The best time to visit Seoul is from March to May or from September to November. Thanks to comparatively mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine, these months are best suited for tourism.

Climate diagram for Seoul (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

From the Airport to the City Center

International long-haul flights usually arrive at Seoul-Incheon Airport. The express train to the city centre departs every 30 minutes and takes 40-45 minutes and costs approx. 6,50€. For a taxi you pay between 47€ and 70€.

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Cover Picture: Ditmar Lange

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