The cheapest times to fly from ITM to KIJ are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • July 16th to October 28th
  • November 26th 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 ITM to KIJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $431 for Sunday flights during late April, or as low as $128 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Niigata

Flying from Osaka (ITM) to Niigata (KIJ) will usually cost between $141 to $390 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 $143. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $396. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $253 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $256 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITM to KIJ flight.

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

ITM to KIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITM to KIJ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Osaka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $17 (6%) 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 $254. Return trip prices are from the KIJ to ITM 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 ITM to KIJ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 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 ITM to KIJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Yamagata Airport (GAJ) in Yamagata

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from KIJ
  • Usually 7.03% less expensive than KIJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See ITM to GAJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ITM to KIJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Hawaiian, IBEX, JAL, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Niigata Airport to Osaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 300 miles or 483 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ITM to KIJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITM to KIJ flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Osaka and Niigata?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from ITM to KIJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ITM
Origination airport name Osaka International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.8
Longitude 135.4

Return Airport

Destination code KIJ
Destination airport name Niigata Airport
City Niigata
Country Japan
Latitude 38
Longitude 139.1


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