The cheapest times to fly from DRS to SHI are

  • September 24th to October 7th
  • November 26th to March 25th (except the week of December 24th)

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 DRS to SHI is mid March. Prices can be as high as $3791 for Monday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1055 for Friday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Dresden (DRS) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $1143 to $3352 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1143. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $3244. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2101 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2548 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRS to SHI flight.

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

DRS to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRS to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dresden. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DRS. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dresden. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $462 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2074. Return trip prices are from the SHI to DRS 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 DRS 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 19 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Amsterdam (DRS > AMS > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1580
  • Average savings: $969 (38.01%)

See DRS to DUS flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (DRS > DUS > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1634
  • Average savings: $914 (35.87%)

See DRS to AMS flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (DRS > FRA > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1672
  • Average savings: $876 (34.38%)

See DRS to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: China Southern, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to Dresden Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5744 miles or 9244 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRS to SHI flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Dresden and Shimojishima?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DRS
Origination airport name Dresden Airport
City Dresden
Country Germany
Latitude 51.1
Longitude 13.8

Return Airport

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


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