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Flights from Seoul to Tokyo

Flight information Seoul to Tokyo

Cheapest return price last month

£119

Direct airlines

14

Flights per week

249

Average flight time, total distance 757 miles

1h 55min

Tokyo Narita and Tokyo Haneda

2 airports

Explore Tokyo

Tokyo Hotels

Park Hyatt Tokyo

18
BusinessLuxury

The Westin Tokyo

11
BusinessLuxury

Hyatt Regency Tokyo

12
BusinessLuxury

Asiana Airlines is the main airline flying visitors from Seoul to Tokyo, but numerous other airlines also offer flights from Seoul to Tokyo. They include Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Ethiopia Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, HK Express, Japan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Korean Air. Most of these airlines offer direct flights from Seoul to Tokyo. Cheap flights from Seoul to Tokyo can be booked for every day of the week. The best prices for cheap flights from Seoul to Tokyo are itineraries departing on Wednesdays.

Travellers who fly from Seoul to Tokyo will need to have passports for the most trouble-free trip. You can book travel from Seoul to Tokyo leaving out of either Incheon International Airport (ICN) or Gimpo International Airport (GMP). Both are major airports and offer all the usual amenities for travellers.

If you fly out of Incheon, you’ll likely land at Narita Airport (NRT) in Tokyo. Travellers flying out of Gimpo will probably land at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND). Both airports offer plenty of dining, shopping, and banking options as well as transport via taxis, buses, or rail to the city centre.

It is best to book flights from Seoul to Tokyo a few months in advance due to the city’s popularity with travellers of all kinds. Festivals like Hachioji Summer Market and Koenji Awa-Odori affect availability of flights and can cause fares to become expensive. Cheap flights from Seoul to Tokyo are available during January and February when winter weather and holidays keep many people away. July and August, on the other hand, are quite popular times to visit Tokyo. During the summer, numerous festivals are held, including the Hachioji Summer Market, Africa Hibiya Festival, Ueno Summer Festival, and the Koenji Awa-Odori Dance Festival.

What to Expect When You Land in Tokyo

Seoul and Tokyo are in the same time zone, so you won’t have to worry about jet lag. However, visitors travelling from Seoul to Tokyo will enjoy the more temperate weather. While Seoul’s temperatures can dip to -4 °C in January, Tokyo’s highs in the winter average around 5. In the summertime, the average high temps are about the same in both cities.

Dining and Travelling in Tokyo

Tokyo offers affordable dining options for everyone’s preferences. Visitors can experience the flavors of famous foods like Japanese-style soufflé pancakes, tonkatsu, fresh udon, and more. Dining out in Tokyo is always more expensive than Seoul. During the holiday season, it tends to get even more expensive because of the influx of visitors. Whatever time of year you travel to Tokyo, you should consider visiting some of the city's famous sites. These include Tsukiji fish market, the sacred Meiji Shrine, and the Imperial Palace. Travellers on a budget should be sure to plan for the higher average cost of consumer goods in Tokyo, which averages to around 14 per cent more expensive than Seoul.

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