Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is ideal for a city break as well as being a significant business destination. In Seoul, ancient and modern Korea sit side by side – you will find Buddhist temples and historic palaces among the modern skyscrapers, such as the intriguing 15th-century palace of Changdeokgung. The shopping scene also blends traditional and contemporary with the option of modern malls and the exciting atmosphere of Gwangjang Market. The lively atmosphere of Seoul continues into the night with the bars and parties in the Gangnam or Apgujeong-dong districts.
Flying to Seoul
1. Which Airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Seoul?
The main airport serving Kuala Lumpur is Kula Lumpur International Airport (KUL), located 31 miles from the city. A smaller airport, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB), also handles some flights. Most international flights into Seoul land at Incheon International (ICN). The second Seoul airport is Gimpo International (GMP), which mostly handles domestic flights.
2. Which Airlines operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul?
There are a number of direct flights to Seoul from Kuala Lumpur each week from Air Asia, Korean Air, and Malaysian Airlines. You can also find airlines offering non-direct flights, such as Cathay Pacific and China Southern.
3. How long is the flight?
A direct flight to Seoul from Kuala Lumpur takes about 6 hours and 30 minutes, while non-direct flights take over 8 hours. Seoul is one hour ahead of Kuala Lumpur, so minimal adjustment will be required to get used to the new time zone.
4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur to Seoul
If you visit Seoul from June to August, then you will likely find the temperature similar to Kuala Lumpur. However, in the winter months, Seoul is considerably colder with the possibility of temperatures dropping below freezing.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency used in Seoul is the South Korean Won. This can be changed at banks and other authorized centers across the city, though most businesses will accept major credit and debit cards.
Malaysians and many other nationalities do not require a visa to visit Korea for up to 90 days. For longer stays or to check if you need a visa, contact your nearest South Korean embassy.
Both Kuala Lumpur and Seoul are lively cities with many opportunities to explore Asian culture. In Kuala Lumpur, you will also see the influence of other cultures that occupied the city, while Seoul is steeped in Korean culture, both ancient and modern.
The best way to discover more about the fascinating history of Seoul is to visit ancient sites such as the Jogyesa Temple and museums such as the Seoul Museum of History. If you have children, then a day at Lotte World, the world’s largest indoor theme park, is sure to please, while for outdoor fun, you can feed the deer in Seoul Forest or visit the Children’s Grand Park. For spectacular views over Seoul, take a trip to the N Seoul Tower.
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The average price for connecting flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul is MYR1,568.
The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul is MYR1,500.
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The average price for one way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul is MYR627.
The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul is MYR1,500.
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