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Flights to South Korea

South Korea–Land of the Morning Calm

South Korea, which is also known as the Republic of Korea is a tourist’s delight. Blessed with some of the most exotic locations, inviting religious sites, enchanting cruises and a happening nightlife, the country is a must-visit for all tourists looking forward to the best of all worlds.

Carriers flying from India to South Korea are Korean Air, Asiana Airlines. Other airlines flying to South Korea are Thai Airways, Japan Airlines, AirAsia, Air India, Air China, Shandong Airlines, Singapore Airlines, China Southern, Dragonair, Jet Airways, Air France, AirAsia X, Emirates, Turkish Airlines,Ethiopian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Saudia, Uzbekistan Airways, Etihad Airways, KLM, Scoot, China Eastern, British Airways, Finnair, ANA, Lufthansa, Hong Kong Airlines, Qatar Airways, China Airlines, Air Astana, Malaysia Airlines, Aeroflot, Myanmar Airways International.

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Which city is cheap to fly in South Korea?

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Domestic travel between cities

South Korea has an extensive air travel network, providing regular and frequent flights to all important cities. Most domestic flights are available at affordable rates. Trains connect all major cities but since they remain overcrowded with tourists, you must book your tickets in advance. Renting a car is a good option for getting around the country, provided you have an international driving license.

Things to do in South Korea

Seoul is the most important destination in South Korea. Besides the tall sky scrapers, some of the major attractions here are Deoksugung - the Palace of Virtuous Longevity, Gyeongbokgung - the Palace of Shining Happiness and the Changdeok palaces, which is one of the city’s largest surviving areas of traditional Korean housing. Busan, Daegu, Incheon, Gwangju, Daejeon and Ulsan are other popular metropolitan cities.

The cuisine of Korea can be characterized as flavourful and spicy with comprehensive use of red peppers, soya bean paste, soya sauce and fresh spices. Four types of traditional teas: green tea, medicinal herb tea, fruit-based tea, and grain-based tea are savoured here. Locally made liquor too should be enjoyed in Korea.

South Korea is popular for its cheap electronic markets and tourists should not miss picking up some of these goods. Insadong Shopping Street, Dongdaemun Market, Express Bus Terminal Shopping, Gwangjang Market, Namdaemun Market, Seoul Folk Flea Market and Yongsan Electronics Market are a few among the major shopping destinations in Seoul.

Before you fly to South Korea

Visa for Indians flying to South Korea

Indian nationals can apply for a visa to South Korea, only if they possess a valid Indian passport and other official documents. Visit the VFS Global website for more information on visa to South Korea.

Best time to visit South Korea

The best time to visit South Korea is during spring and autumn seasons. At this time of the year, the weather in South Korea remains pleasant and soothing for tourists.

Time and weather difference between India and South Korea

South Korea is 3 hours and 30 minutes ahead of India. The country experiences humid continental to humid subtropical type of climate with 4 distinct seasons – the warm and picturesque spring which last from March to May, hot and humid summers extending from June to early September, mild autumn season from September to November and bitter cold winters from December to mid-March. 

Currency and exchange rates between India and South Korea

1 South Korean Won equals to 0.059 Indian Rupee approximately.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to South Korea

While majority of the population in South Korea do not adhere to a particular religion, Christianity and Buddhism are commonly followed. Korean is the official language while English is also spoken. People of South Korea have family values instilled in them, which they treasure throughout their lives. No matter how modern they may be, respect for elders remains their priority.

Do’s and Don’ts in South Korea:

  • Do not take a seat in the front half of the bus. These seats are reserved for elderly folks.
  • Tipping at restaurants is not common in South Korea and could be regarded as rude at times.

 NOTE: All the information mentioned above is correct as of 12th August 2016.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.