The cheapest times to fly from CTS to GAJ are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • October 29th to December 23rd

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 GAJ is early March. Prices can be as high as $472 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $208 for Wednesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Yamagata

Flying from Sapporo (CTS) to Yamagata (GAJ) will usually cost between $208 to $369 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $208. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $439. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $231 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $226 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTS to GAJ flight.

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

CTS to GAJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTS to GAJ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sapporo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GAJ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CTS. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Yamagata, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Sapporo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (11%) 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 $239. Return trip prices are from the GAJ 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 GAJ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: FDA, Hawaiian, JAL, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Yamagata Airport to New Chitose Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 309 miles or 497 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTS to GAJ flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Sapporo and Yamagata?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from CTS to GAJ.


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 GAJ
Destination airport name Yamagata Airport
City Yamagata
Country Japan
Latitude 38.4
Longitude 140.4


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