The cheapest times to fly from GAJ to CTS 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 GAJ to CTS is early March. Prices can be as high as $440 for Monday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $208 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Sapporo

Flying from Yamagata (GAJ) to Sapporo (CTS) will usually cost between $208 to $318 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 $384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $176 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $233 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GAJ to CTS flight.

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

GAJ to CTS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GAJ to CTS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Yamagata. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.47, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CTS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into GAJ. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Sapporo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Yamagata. 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 Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $237. Return trip prices are from the CTS to GAJ 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 GAJ to CTS 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 GAJ to CTS? 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 New Chitose Airport to Yamagata Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Yamagata and Sapporo?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


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