The cheapest times to fly from GAJ to NKM are

  • September 3rd to October 14th
  • November 26th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 3rd, December 10th, December 17th, January 1st, and March 12th)

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 NKM is early October. Prices can be as high as $396 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $257 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Nagoya

Flying from Yamagata (GAJ) to Nagoya (NKM) will usually cost between $257 to $303 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $332. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $271 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GAJ to NKM flight.

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

GAJ to NKM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GAJ to NKM 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 $0.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $9 (3%) 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 $271. Return trip prices are from the NKM 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 NKM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 30 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 GAJ to NKM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from NKM
  • Usually 11.07% less expensive than NKM
  • Nonstop flights available

See GAJ to ITM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: FDA, JAL, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nagoya Airport to Yamagata Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 290 miles or 467 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GAJ to NKM flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Yamagata and Nagoya?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from GAJ to NKM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGAJ
Origination airport nameYamagata Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeNKM
Destination airport nameNagoya Airport


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