The cheapest times to fly from ITM to TYS are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • October 8th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 TYS is late January. Prices can be as high as $2742 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $995 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Knoxville

Flying from Osaka (ITM) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $995 to $1688 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1048. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2742. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1694 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1286 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITM to TYS flight.

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

ITM to TYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITM to TYS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Osaka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TYS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ITM. 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 $260 (15%) 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 $1210. Return trip prices are from the TYS 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 TYS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 28 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 ITM to TYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 5.75% less expensive than TYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See ITM to GSP flights

Destination alternative #2: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 2.45% less expensive than TYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See ITM to CHA flights

Destination alternative #3: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in Asheville, NC

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 0.70% less expensive than TYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See ITM to AVL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from McGhee Tyson Airport to Osaka International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6936 miles or 11162 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITM to TYS flight is about 13 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Osaka and Knoxville, TN?

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


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 TYS
Destination airport name McGhee Tyson Airport
City Knoxville, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35.8
Longitude -84


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