The cheapest times to fly from BIL to SHI are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 26th)
  • August 20th to October 21st

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 BIL to SHI is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $8420 for Tuesday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $1858 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Billings, MT (BIL) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2146 to $6531 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $2229. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $5572. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3343 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2732 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIL to SHI flight.

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

BIL to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BIL to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Billings. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $642 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2687. Return trip prices are from the SHI to BIL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BIL to SHI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BIL to SHI

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 BIL to SHI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tokyo (BIL > NRT > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1494
  • Average savings: $1238 (45.31%)

See BIL to NRT flights

Hack #2: Taipei (BIL > TPE > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1815
  • Average savings: $917 (33.57%)

See BIL to TPE flights

Hack #3: Manila (BIL > MNL > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $2026
  • Average savings: $707 (25.86%)

See BIL to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BIL to SHI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to Billings Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6509 miles or 10475 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BIL to SHI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIL to SHI flight is about 12 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Billings, MT and Shimojishima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from BIL to SHI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BIL
Origination airport name Billings Logan International Airport
City Billings, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 45.8
Longitude -108.5

Return Airport

Destination code SHI
Destination airport name Shimojishima Airport
City Shimojishima
Country Japan
Latitude 24.8
Longitude 125.1


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