The cheapest times to fly from HRL to HND are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 20th to December 16th

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 HRL to HND is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2977 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $1240 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Harlingen/San Benito, TX (HRL) to Tokyo (HND) will usually cost between $1275 to $2508 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1318. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $2583. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1265 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1825 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HRL to HND flight.

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

HRL to HND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HRL to HND flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Harlingen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Tokyo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Harlingen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $270 (14%) 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 $1715. Return trip prices are from the HND to HRL 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 HRL to HND can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 9 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from HRL to HND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Narita International Airport (NRT) in Tokyo

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from HND
  • Usually 0.36% less expensive than HND
  • 1-layover flights available

See HRL to NRT flights


Flight Hacking HRL to HND

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 HRL to HND — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (HRL > LAS > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $1070
  • Average savings: $756 (41.4%)

See HRL to LAS flights

Hack #2: Philadelphia, PA (HRL > PHL > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $1137
  • Average savings: $688 (37.7%)

See HRL to PHL flights

Hack #3: Pittsburgh, PA (HRL > PIT > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $1179
  • Average savings: $646 (35.4%)

See HRL to PIT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HRL to HND? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Delta, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tokyo International Airport to Valley International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6757 miles or 10874 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HRL to HND?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HRL to HND flight is about 13 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Harlingen/San Benito, TX and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from HRL to HND.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHRL
Origination airport nameValley International Airport
CityHarlingen/San Benito, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeHND
Destination airport nameTokyo International Airport


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