The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ISG are

  • September 3rd to September 30th (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd to April 1st (except the week of December 24th)

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 LAX to ISG is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $4846 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1653 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Ishigaki, Okinawa

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Ishigaki (ISG) will usually cost between $1746 to $4037 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1783. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3719. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1936 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2189 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ISG flight.

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

LAX to ISG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ISG flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ISG, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Ishigaki, Okinawa, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $765 (24%) 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 $2118. Return trip prices are from the ISG to LAX 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 LAX to ISG 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 1 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 LAX to ISG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shimojishima Airport (SHI) in Shimojishima

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from ISG
  • Usually 9.55% less expensive than ISG
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SHI flights


Flight Hacking LAX to ISG

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 LAX to ISG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (LAX > HKG > ISG)

  • Price for both tickets: $877
  • Average savings: $1313 (59.96%)

See LAX to HKG flights

Hack #2: Okinawa (LAX > OKA > ISG)

  • Price for both tickets: $989
  • Average savings: $1200 (54.82%)

See LAX to OKA flights

Hack #3: Osaka (LAX > KIX > ISG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1151
  • Average savings: $1039 (47.44%)

See LAX to KIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to ISG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, JAL, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ishigaki Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6684 miles or 10757 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to ISG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ISG flight is about 13 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Ishigaki?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LAX to ISG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeISG
Destination airport nameIshigaki Airport


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