Fly from Gold Coast to Seoul

Dive into the heart of Seoul, South Korea’s happening capital. Fly direct from the Gold Coast with Jetstar.

Flight facts

Average direct flight time 9 hours and 40 minutes
Average distance by plane 7800km
Departure airport Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
Arrival airport Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Aircraft Boeing 747

Need to know

Flight time from Gold Coast to Seoul
The average flight time for direct flights from Gold Coast to Seoul is 9 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance from Gold Coast to Seoul by plane
The average distance by plane from Gold Coast to Seoul is 7800 kilometres.

Time difference between Gold Coast and Seoul
Gold Coast (AEST: UTC +10) is 1 hour ahead of Seoul (KST: UTC +9). 

Number of airports in Seoul
There’s one airport in Seoul: Incheon International Airport (ICN).

Distance from Seoul airport to the city centre
Incheon International Airport (ICN) is 47 kilometres from Seoul city centre.

Transport from Seoul airport to the city centre
Options include rental car, taxi, bus and the quick, affordable AREX express train.

Neon lights in the city streets at night, Seoul, South Korea.

City streets at night, Seoul.

Seoul travel tips

Is Seoul a good destination for a family holiday?
This big, bustling city is fantastic for families, with theme parks, scenic towers, colourful markets and mountain go-karts on offer. Check out our top things to do with kids.

What signature dish should I try?
Seoul is one of the great food cities and you have to try the rice-based bibimbap – Seoul’s soul food.

What’s the quickest and easiest way to get around Seoul?
Seoul’s subway system is an efficient and affordable way to get around town – here’s how to see the best of Seoul by hitting the tracks.

What do I need to know before I go to Seoul?
This first-timer’s guide to Seoul will clue you in on everything from airport arrivals and getting around, to food, etiquette and dress code.

What can I do in Seoul in 2 days?
There’s a lot to see in this city, but if you’re short on time, this 48-hour itinerary will take you from temples to karaoke to skin care shopping and beyond.

Bukchon Hanok village, Seoul, South Korea

Bukchon Hanok village, Seoul.

How much is a...

Cappuccino KRW ₩4000 – 5000 (AUD $5–6.25)
Tour of the DMZ KRW ₩48,000–96,000 (AUD $60–120)
Kal-guksu noodle soup KRW ₩5000–9000 (AUD $6–12)
3-star hotel in the city centre KRW ₩60,000–120,000 (AUD $75–150)
Taxi from the airport KRW ₩55,000–75,000 (AUD $70–95)

How do you say…

Hello Annyeonghaseyo
Goodbye Annyeong
Please Juseyo
Thank you Gamsahamnida
Excuse me Sillyehamnida

Things to do in Seoul

If it’s not already on your travel radar, Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one happening destination. It’s a K-popping combination of booming high-tech and gleaming skyscrapers that blends seamlessly with the city’s considered green spaces and calming Buddhist temples.

Find the best things to do and places to see in Seoul

Weather and when to go

Weather-wise, it’s best to aim for spring and autumn in Seoul – summers can be stifling and unpleasant, and winter can be harsh (unless you’re planning to hit the ski slopes). Autumn brings with it a variety of traditional festivals and seasonal food highlights.