The cheapest times to fly from CTS to CJJ are

  • March 26th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to October 28th (except the weeks of July 9th and October 15th)

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 CTS to CJJ is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3203 for Wednesday flights during late January, or as low as $782 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Cheongju-si

Flying from Sapporo (CTS) to Cheongju (CJJ) will usually cost between $784 to $2777 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $782. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $2921. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2139 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2200 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTS to CJJ flight.

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

CTS to CJJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTS to CJJ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Sapporo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cheongju-si, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sapporo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $644 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1713. Return trip prices are from the CJJ to CTS 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 CTS to CJJ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 32 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from CTS to CJJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 87.43% less expensive than CJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See CTS to ICN flights

Destination alternative #2: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 84.45% less expensive than CJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See CTS to PUS flights

Destination alternative #3: Taegu International Airport (TAE) in Taegu

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 79.55% less expensive than CJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See CTS to TAE flights


Flight Hacking CTS to CJJ

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 CTS to CJJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (CTS > KIX > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $395
  • Average savings: $1805 (82.05%)

See CTS to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (CTS > ICN > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $1237 (56.2%)

See CTS to KIX flights

Hack #3: Hangzhou (CTS > HGH > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $1207 (54.86%)

See CTS to HGH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CTS to CJJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, EASTAR JET, JAL, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cheongju International Airport to New Chitose Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 861 miles or 1386 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CTS to CJJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTS to CJJ flight is about 2 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Sapporo and Cheongju?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CTS to CJJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CTS
Origination airport name New Chitose Airport
City Sapporo
Country Japan
Latitude 42.8
Longitude 141.7

Return Airport

Destination code CJJ
Destination airport name Cheongju International Airport
City Cheongju
Country South Korea
Latitude 36.7
Longitude 127.5


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