The cheapest times to fly from BHM to NRT are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 20th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BHM to NRT is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2046 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $1162 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Birmingham, AL (BHM) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $1245 to $1855 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1934. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $644 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1516 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHM to NRT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BHM to NRT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BHM to NRT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHM to NRT flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Tokyo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Birmingham. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $200 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1417. Return trip prices are from the NRT to BHM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BHM to NRT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BHM to NRT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Tokyo

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from NRT
  • Usually 2.31% less expensive than NRT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to HND flights


Flight Hacking BHM to NRT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BHM to NRT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Philadelphia, PA (BHM > PHL > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $981
  • Average savings: $535 (35.27%)

See BHM to PHL flights

Hack #2: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (BHM > AVP > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $512 (33.78%)

See BHM to AVP flights

Hack #3: Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (BHM > ABE > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1005
  • Average savings: $511 (33.69%)

See BHM to ABE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BHM to NRT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, JAL, Korean Air, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Narita International Airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6760 miles or 10879 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BHM to NRT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHM to NRT flight is about 13 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Birmingham, AL and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from BHM to NRT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BHM
Origination airport name Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
City Birmingham, AL
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -86.8

Return Airport

Destination code NRT
Destination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4


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