Jeju is the largest South Korean island located in Jeju Province. Nicknamed the Hawaii of South Korea, it is not surprising that many tourists flock there each year, keen to discover the island that was named in a 2011 global poll as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. The beaches draw plenty of visitors for their family holiday, while hikers arrive keen to conquer the summit of Mount Hallasan, South Korea’s highest mountain, or to trek the scenic paths that crisscross the island. It is such a romantic destination that it is also popular with honeymooners.
Flying to Jeju
1. Which airports serve Seoul to Jeju?
Seoul has two airports. Gimpo International Airport is more centrally located and is easily reached by subway. It handles mainly domestic flights, apart from one shuttle service to Tokyo. Incheon International Airport handles both domestic and international flights and is served by the A’REX commuter rail line. Both airports are also on bus routes and have car parking for those who wish to drive to the airport.
Jeju International Airport is 3km from Jeju City. The airport is on several bus routes, and there are also short- and long-distance taxis available to take you to your destination. There are several car rental companies at the airport, and many visitors find that renting a car is the most efficient way to explore the island.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Seoul to Jeju?
Jeju is a popular destination, with more than a hundred daily flights to Jeju from Seoul. Airlines you can use include Jeju Air, Asiana, Jin Air, Eastar Jet, Korean Air and T’Way Air.
3. How long is the flight?
The flight to Jeju from Seoul takes about 1 hour 10 minutes. Seoul and Jeju are in the same time zone, so you won’t need to adjust your body clock.
4. Climate changes between Seoul and Jeju
The climate in Seoul and Jeju is very similar, with hot summer months from June to September and colder winters when temperatures can sometimes drop below freezing.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
In both Seoul and Jeju, the currency used is the South Korean won. If you need additional money while on Jeju, you can easily withdraw it from banks and ATMs.
As Seoul and Jeju are in the same country, there are no specific visa requirements. If you are not South Korean, you can visit Jeju on whatever terms you entered Seoul. Many nationalities do not need a visa to enter South Korea but check with your nearest South Korean embassy to be on the safe side.
Although they are in the same country, Jeju and Seoul can seem a whole world apart. After the bustle of Seoul, the lush walking trails through scenic countryside and tranquil beaches of pale sands and blue seas will give you a chance to unwind. For a subterranean adventure, visit the lava tubes of the Manjanggul Cave, or discover some of the island’s history by visiting the Grandfather Stones, carved in the 18th century to scare off invaders. You may not want to get up early while on holiday, but you will not regret it as you watch the sunrise from a volcanic crater.
Seoul to Jeju Last modified: Jul 22, 2022 14:02 -04:00
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Seoul to Jeju
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Compare Flight Prices from Seoul to Jeju by Month
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Seoul to Jeju
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Seoul to Jeju is ₩197,272.
The average price for direct flights from Seoul to Jeju is ₩73,648.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Seoul to Jeju
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The average price for one way flights from Seoul to Jeju is ₩72,333.
The average price for round trip flights from Seoul to Jeju is ₩73,648.
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