The cheapest times to fly from BLI to SHI are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • August 27th 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 BLI to SHI is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $6780 for Tuesday flights during early November, or as low as $2144 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Bellingham, WA (BLI) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2194 to $4558 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 $2230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $3830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1600 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2514 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BLI to SHI flight.

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

BLI to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BLI to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bellingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, 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 $522 (15%) 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 $2437. Return trip prices are from the SHI to BLI 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 BLI 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 11 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BLI 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 BLI to SHI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (BLI > HKG > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1347
  • Average savings: $1167 (46.42%)

See BLI to HKG flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (BLI > NRT > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1488
  • Average savings: $1026 (40.81%)

See BLI to NRT flights

Hack #3: Taipei (BLI > TPE > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1941
  • Average savings: $573 (22.79%)

See BLI to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to Bellingham International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5865 miles or 9439 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BLI to SHI flight is about 11 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Bellingham, WA and Shimojishima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from BLI to SHI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BLI
Origination airport name Bellingham International Airport
City Bellingham, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 48.8
Longitude -122.5

Return Airport

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


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