The cheapest times to fly from ILM to HND are

  • January 8th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 12th, March 26th, and April 16th)
  • August 20th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 ILM to HND is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2325 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1273 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Wilmington, NC (ILM) to Tokyo (HND) will usually cost between $1298 to $1899 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1344. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1933. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $589 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1474 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ILM to HND flight.

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

ILM to HND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ILM to HND flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Wilmington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $230 (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 $1412. Return trip prices are from the HND to ILM 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 ILM 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 38 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 ILM to HND while comparing.

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

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from HND
  • Usually 0.20% less expensive than HND
  • 1-layover flights available

See ILM to NRT flights


Flight Hacking ILM 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 ILM to HND — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Pittsburgh, PA (ILM > PIT > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $574 (38.91%)

See ILM to PIT flights

Hack #2: Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ILM > ABE > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $544 (36.91%)

See ILM to ABE flights

Hack #3: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (ILM > AVP > HND)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $498 (33.79%)

See ILM to AVP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, British Airways, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7033 miles or 11318 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ILM to HND flight is about 13 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Wilmington, NC and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from ILM to HND.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ILM
Origination airport name Wilmington International Airport
City Wilmington, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.3
Longitude -77.9

Return Airport

Destination code HND
Destination airport name Tokyo International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 139.8


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