The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SHI are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 27th 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 JFK to SHI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $5425 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $1572 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2019 to $3196 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $2060. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3072. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1012 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2246 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SHI flight.

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

JFK to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $362 (12%) 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 $2268. Return trip prices are from the SHI to JFK 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 JFK to SHI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1012
  • Average savings: $1234 (54.94%)

See JFK to HKG flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (JFK > NRT > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1042
  • Average savings: $1204 (53.61%)

See JFK to NRT flights

Hack #3: Osaka (JFK > KIX > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1067
  • Average savings: $1180 (52.52%)

See JFK to KIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, Delta, JAL, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7751 miles or 12474 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SHI flight is about 14 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Shimojishima?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from JFK to SHI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSHI
Destination airport nameShimojishima Airport


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.