The cheapest times to fly from HOU to SHI are

  • January 15th to February 18th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • July 16th to October 21st

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 HOU to SHI is late September. Prices can be as high as $7347 for Saturday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $2334 for Monday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2337 to $5982 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $2372. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $5159. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2786 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3468 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to SHI flight.

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

HOU to SHI Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $497 (13%) 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 $2794. Return trip prices are from the SHI to HOU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HOU 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 15 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Hong Kong (HOU > HKG > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1269
  • Average savings: $2199 (63.41%)

See HOU to HKG flights

Hack #2: Osaka (HOU > KIX > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1613
  • Average savings: $1855 (53.49%)

See HOU to KIX flights

Hack #3: Tokyo (HOU > NRT > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1804
  • Average savings: $1665 (48%)

See HOU to NRT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JAL, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7815 miles or 12577 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to SHI flight is about 15 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Shimojishima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from HOU to SHI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHOU
Origination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSHI
Destination airport nameShimojishima Airport


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