The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SHI are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • September 3rd to October 28th

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 SHI is late October. Prices can be as high as $6135 for Saturday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $1126 for Thursday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $1694 to $2386 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1558. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $2602. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1044 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1980 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SHI flight.

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

LAX to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SHI 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $604 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1859. Return trip prices are from the SHI to LAX 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 LAX 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 12 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $1217 (61.44%)

See LAX to HKG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $962
  • Average savings: $1019 (51.44%)

See LAX to NRT flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $995
  • Average savings: $985 (49.75%)

See LAX to KIX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6617 miles or 10649 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SHI flight is about 12 hour 54 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from LAX to SHI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code SHI
Destination airport name Shimojishima Airport
City Shimojishima
Country Japan
Latitude 24.8
Longitude 125.1


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