The cheapest times to fly from MKE to NRT are

  • May 7th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 27th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 1st to February 18th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 22nd, December 10th, and 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 MKE to NRT is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1786 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1047 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $1139 to $1509 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1570. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $395 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to NRT flight.

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

MKE to NRT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to NRT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NRT, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MKE. 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 $191 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1238. Return trip prices are from the NRT to MKE 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 MKE to NRT 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 9 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 MKE to NRT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Tokyo

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from NRT
  • Usually 0.51% less expensive than NRT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to HND flights


Flight Hacking MKE to NRT

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 MKE to NRT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (MKE > ABE > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $294 (22.85%)

See MKE to ABE flights

Hack #2: Pittsburgh, PA (MKE > PIT > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1009
  • Average savings: $278 (21.61%)

See MKE to PIT flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (MKE > LAS > NRT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1010
  • Average savings: $277 (21.49%)

See MKE to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MKE to NRT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Etihad, EVA Air, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Narita International Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6205 miles or 9986 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MKE to NRT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to NRT flight is about 12 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Tokyo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from MKE to NRT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code NRT
Destination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4


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