The cheapest times to fly from LCH to SHI are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • August 20th 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 LCH to SHI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $6022 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $2044 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Lake Charles, LA (LCH) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2401 to $4056 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $2654. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $3906. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1253 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3071 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCH to SHI flight.

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

LCH to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCH to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lake Charles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, 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 $513 (13%) 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 $2804. Return trip prices are from the SHI to LCH 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 LCH to SHI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Philadelphia, PA (LCH > PHL > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $2286
  • Average savings: $786 (25.58%)

See LCH to PHL flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (LCH > LAS > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $2294
  • Average savings: $777 (25.3%)

See LCH to LAS flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (LCH > ORD > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $2398
  • Average savings: $674 (21.93%)

See LCH to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to Lake Charles Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7866 miles or 12659 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCH to SHI flight is about 15 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Lake Charles, LA and Shimojishima?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLCH
Origination airport nameLake Charles Regional Airport
CityLake Charles, LA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSHI
Destination airport nameShimojishima Airport


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