The cheapest times to fly from CMH to HIJ are

  • March 12th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 27th to September 16th
  • November 19th to December 16th

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 CMH to HIJ is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2629 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1204 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Hiroshima

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Hiroshima (HIJ) will usually cost between $1216 to $1683 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1233. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1981. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $748 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1406 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to HIJ flight.

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

CMH to HIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to HIJ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $224 (14%) 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 $1349. Return trip prices are from the HIJ to CMH 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 CMH to HIJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 14 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 CMH to HIJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from HIJ
  • Usually 13.37% less expensive than HIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMH to KIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from HIJ
  • Usually 9.74% less expensive than HIJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See CMH to ITM flights

Destination alternative #3: Kobe Airport (UKB) in Kobe Honshu Island

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from HIJ
  • Usually 2.20% less expensive than HIJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See CMH to UKB flights


Flight Hacking CMH to HIJ

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 CMH to HIJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Taipei (CMH > TPE > HIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1155
  • Average savings: $252 (17.89%)

See CMH to TPE flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (CMH > LAS > HIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1203
  • Average savings: $204 (14.47%)

See CMH to LAS flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (CMH > PVG > HIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1226
  • Average savings: $180 (12.8%)

See CMH to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CMH to HIJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, China Eastern, Delta, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hiroshima Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6809 miles or 10958 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CMH to HIJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to HIJ flight is about 13 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Hiroshima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CMH to HIJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CMH
Origination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9

Return Airport

Destination code HIJ
Destination airport name Hiroshima Airport
City Hiroshima
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 132.9


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